Former Manchester United players Rio Ferdinand, Rafael da Silva, Edwin van der Sar, Patrice Evra have all taken to Twitter to share their ecstatic reactions regarding the return of the 36 year old Portuguese international.
Meanwhile, current Manchester United players like Jadon Sancho, Marcus Rashford, Harry Maguire, Jesse Lingard, Raphael Varane and Bruno Fernandes have revealed their excitement as well.
It is understandable why the fans and the players are ecstatic about the transfer. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best players of all time and he is undoubtedly the best goal scorer of his generation.
A player of his calibre could transform Manchester United into genuine title contenders this season.
Manchester United stocks soar
Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival could have an impact on Manchester United off the pitch as well.
The early signs show that it could prove to be a hugely profitable transfer for the Red Devils.
According to reports, Manchester United’s stock has risen 8% since the Portuguese international’s arrival and the increase in value equates roughly to $250 million.
Man United stock touched USD 18.63 during the day, 8% higher than previous close of USD 17.28. It closed at USD 18.29, which is 6% higher than previous closing.
Ronaldo is a global superstar and although he might not be the same player he used to be, he is all set to leave another lasting impression at Old Trafford during his second spell at the club.