November 2, 2021 || 9:46 am

Cristiano Ronaldo sends warning to Man United team-mates at start of crucial week

Cristiano Ronaldo, who will’ play in Italy for the 1st ti”me since his move from Juven’tus, has previously strug’gled in Atal’anta.

 

Cristiano Ron’aldo has warned of overconfi’dence ahe’ad of Manche’ster Unit’ed’s trip to Atalanta for the’ir second meeting of the Champi’ons League group meeting with Gian Piero Gasperini’s side.

The 36-year-old scor’ed a late winne’r whe’n the tw’o met last month, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side staging’ a sec’ond-half comeback to turn a 2-goal def’icit on its head as Marcus Rashford and Harry Maguire paved a way for the turnaroun’d.

 

It’s a return to It’’aly and to the Gewiss Stadium for the former Juventus forwa’rd who will be looking to pic’k up just his second win at Atalan’ta as the Reds look to strengthe’n their grip at the top of Group F.

 

He put in a man-of-the-ma’tch performance against Totte’nham last time out, but his for’m against Gasperini’s side duri’ng his time with the Old Lady sa’w him draw four in the Serie A, wi’nning just once.

 

Back to Italy, a coun’try that welcomed me a’nd my family so well, an amazi’ng place that will be forever in my hea’rt,” Ronaldo said in a post on Insta’gram.

 

“I know from experie’nce that it’s never easy to pl’ay in Bergamo against a team su’ch as Atalanta, but we will do ou’r absolute best to keep the 1st pla’ce in our group.

 

Going into the clash, Unit’ed are two points clear afte’r back-to-back wins against Villa’rreal and Atalanta, a win wo’uld see the gap between the 2 bridged to 9 points.

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