Cristiano Ronaldo: I will put pressure on Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to start me


Ahead of a potential second Manchester United debut this weekend, Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he will "put pressure" on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to start him as he is raring to go.

After the Portuguese forward officially signed his contract with the English giants on Thursday, he could make his second debut for United in their clash against Newcastle United on Saturday, having returned to England 12 years after leaving Old Trafford for Real Madrid.

Scroll through the gallery above to see Ronaldo signing his United contract on Thursday  

With the 36-year-old having left international duty with Portugal early as he was suspended for their next game, he reported for training with his new side on Tuesday morning in preparation for the games ahead.

Ronaldo has now insisted he is ready to play this weekend, revealing that he is hoping manager Solskjaer will start him against Newcastle on Saturday.

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"I am ready to go, I am ready to go, I am not here for a vacation," he told ex-teammate Wes Brown in an interview for the club's official website.

"As I told you, before was good, winning important things. I am capable, me and my teammates. It is a good chance for me, for the supporters, for the club, to get one step ahead.

"I am ready and I think I will be a huge thing in the next three or four years. People speak about my age but they should understand... I'm different, I'm different to the rest of the people.

"I show year by year and this year will be the same, I know it 100% and I will do it good with my teammates, the supporters will be on our side.

"... Of course I will be nervous on Saturday, but of course I am more mature, more experienced.

"I will be prepared... I'm going to put pressure on Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] now, to be in the starting XI [against Newcastle United].

"So I'm ready, I'm ready to go."

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