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Football: Ronaldo impressed with Falcao signing, talks up Manchester United return

Published on Sep 4, 2014 10:46 PM
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is seen before receiving his Uefa Best Player 2014 Award during the draw ceremony for the 2014/2015 Champions League football competition at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo on Aug 28, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (AFP) - Former Manchester United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo has given his approval to the club’s signing of Radamel Falcao and reiterated his desire to return to Old Trafford one day.

United signed Colombia striker Falcao from Monaco on a season-long loan on transfer deadline day and will be able to make the deal permanent next year for a fee of around 55 million euros (S$90.5 million).

Several observers questioned the move for Falcao at a time when United are bereft of experienced players in central defence, but Ronaldo believes it was a good piece of business.

“He is a very good player. I think United did very well,” the Portugal captain said in an interview published in Thursday’s edition of the Daily Telegraph.

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