Episode 2126: The Second Coming
He’s back baby and the global Manchester United family is celebrating harder than ever.
But if United signing a 36 year old Ronaldo and making him the best paid player in the league is obviously such a good idea, why did they wait until Man City seemed about to close the deal before making their move?
Laurie Whitwell joins us to analyse the makings and implications of the mega deal. How does Bruno feel about this, how did Fergie influence things and can he do a Tom Brady and play into his 40’s?
Solskjaer on Ronaldo: “He is a top professional, so he will give everybody in the squad + around the club a buzz.”
Shaw on Ronaldo: “Everyone is excited for him to come in + not just learn from him but play with him too.”
How the deal was done:#MUFChttps://t.co/xyUwmjBVqe
— Laurie Whitwell (@lauriewhitwell) August 29, 2021
We also talk about Messi’s PSG pro-am, Rio the matchmaker, Roy’s selfies, Chelsea’s band of brothers, Thiago Time, Arsenal’s bad marriage and patronising Pep.
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