Liverpool legend, John Barnes has mentioned that Manchester United can not win the Premier League title this season regardless of the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to their arrange.
Ronaldo made his manner again to Outdated Trafford final week after leaving Juventus.
Throughout his first spell at Outdated Trafford, Ronaldo received the Champions League, Premier League titles, amongst others, together with his first ballon d’Or.
Manchester United completed second behind rivals Manchester Metropolis final season and plenty of imagine Ronaldo’s arrival has seemingly boosted their probabilities of profitable the Premier League this time period.
However Barnes isn’t satisfied, though he nonetheless believes it’s a ‘good transfer’ for all events.
“From the perspective of the prodigal son returning dwelling it’s unbelievable,” Barnes instructed BonusCodeBets by way of Metro.
“In fact, they’re not getting the Cristiano Ronaldo that they’d or that Actual Madrid had.
“However getting again a talisman and one of many best gamers that ever lived – not a lot now as a result of he’s 36 and on the best way down – is an effective signing for them.
“How will it have an effect on the opposite gamers? They’ve seen one participant depart already in Dan James and we’re in all probability not going to see as a lot of Marcus Rashford. Is that going to assist the steadiness of the workforce?
“We don’t know, so we’ll have to attend and see. I believe numerous it needed to do with nostalgia. Clearly, he’s an excellent participant, don’t get me fallacious.
“If he’s going to value as a lot as his wage prices and he’s going to assist for a yr, from a monetary perspective they’ll afford it presumably.
“I don’t essentially assume it is going to make them any higher by way of profitable the league,” he mentioned.