Roy Keane believes Cristiano Ronaldo is not the jigsaw to propel the Red Devils to win the Premier League title
Roy Keane admit doubts over Cristiano Ronaldo transfer from Juventus to Manchester United, insisting he cannot lead the Red Devils to win the Premier League.
Manchester United confirmed on Friday that Ronaldo will return to the club after twelve years.
Ronaldo who spent six seasons at Old Trafford between 2003 and 2009 made a shocking return to the club after ending his stint with Juventus.
His imminent arrival to the Red Devils has raised the bars at Old Trafford, with many suggesting his presence will propel the club to it first Premier League crown since 2013.
The Red Devils for the past seven years have failed to win the Premier League since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson.
United have been close on two occasions since 2013. However, the arrival of the Portuguese has bring some hopes at Old Trafford.
United have been close on two occasions since 2013. However, the inclusion of Ronaldo into squad many fans believe it time for Man United to clearly rise above their rivals and clinch the Premier League title.
However, Roy Keane feels major trophies will still be out of United’s grasp despite the signing of Ronaldo.
“Yes I have [been swept with Ronaldo mania] it’s been great. It’s great United, for the fans, for the Premier League. “There’s no doubt in my mind that he’s a world class player.
“The pluses and minuses I just see the hunger and desires there. It’s not a payday for him, he’s only coming back to Man Utd to win stuff.
“My doubts are he won’t be the difference winning the big trophies but the League Cup, FA Cup I think that’s more than possible. He’ll want more than that.
“He’s a winner but Man Utd still have the same problems with or without Ronaldo and that’s midfield and goalkeeping problems.”