This article examines five key things that would need to happen for Cristiano Ronaldo to return to his spiritual home and re-sign for Manchester United. The player’s recent outing to Old Trafford set the rumour mill in motion, as journalists and fans began to salivate at the prospect of Manchester’s golden son coming back to the club that made him the player he is.
Reportedly unhappy in Madrid, and hesitating on signing a new contract, the Spanish Giants may be inclined to sell at a cut-price this summer, rather than allow the player to leave for free in a couple of years.
With Sir Alex Ferguson’s inevitable departure inching ever closer, Old Trafford is due for some upheaval in the near future. This article considers some of the factors required for Ronaldo to step closer to his own destiny; a return to the Theatre of Dreams and a second stint before the adoring Red Devils faithful.