The 36-year-old Juventus striker is about to return to Previous Trafford 12 years after leaving for Actual Madrid.
A United assertion mentioned: “Everybody on the membership appears ahead to welcoming Cristiano again to Manchester.”
Ronaldo grew to become well-known within the iconic No 7 jersey throughout his glittering first spell on the membership, however Edinson Cavani is at the moment in possession.
The opposite quantity he has worn most famously is No 9, which can be taken – by French striker Anthony Martial.
One choice might be No 28 – his first quantity at Sporting – with incumbent Facundo Pellistri out on mortgage at Alaves.
Different choices embrace 12, 15, 24, 30, 31, 33, 35.
Ronaldo had been closely linked with a transfer to United’s neighbours Manchester Metropolis.
Metropolis had been provided him, after he made it clear he needed to depart Juventus, and had been thought-about front-runners for his signature however determined the deal was not one they wished to pursue.
United appeared to turn out to be an choice when supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held a press convention on Friday afternoon and mentioned their former star “is aware of that we’re right here”.
Solskjaer added that United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has been speaking to his compatriot Ronaldo.
Requested why Ronaldo had supposedly been heading to the Etihad as a substitute of Previous Trafford, Solskjaer mentioned: “I didn’t assume Cristiano was going to prove leaving Juventus.
“It’s been hypothesis this morning, hypothesis the previous few days, after all. We’ve all the time had communication – I do know Bruno (Fernandes) has been speaking to him as nicely. He is aware of what we really feel about him and if he was ever going to maneuver away from Juventus, he is aware of that we’re right here.
“He’s such an incredible human being as nicely, so let’s see what occurs with Cristiano. Everybody who has performed with him, I feel, has a gentle spot for him.”
Ronaldo scored 118 objectives throughout six seasons at Previous Trafford between 2003 and 2009, serving to the membership win three Premier League titles, a Champions League, the Fifa Membership World Cup, two League Cups and one FA Cup.