CR7 sets new record on Man Utd return

English Premier League

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has reflected on his dream return for the Red Devils on Saturday afternoon.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner bagged a brace as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's charges thrashed Newcastle United 4-1 at Old Trafford.

The 36-year-old expressed his delight at being back at a packed Old Trafford once again after helping the team remain unbeaten.

"My return to Old Trafford was just a brief reminder of why this stadium is known as the Theatre of Dreams," ," the Portuguese star said on social media.

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"For me, it has always been a magical place where you can achieve everything you set your mind into.

"Along with all my team-mates and with the amazing support that we always get from the stands, we face the road ahead with confidence and optimism that we’ll all be celebrating together in the end.

"Proud to be back at Man. United and playing in the Premier League once again, but above all, happy to help the team! Let’s go, Devils!"

Ronaldo also set a new Premier League record for the longest gap between league appearances .

"It's unbelievable. When I started the game I was so nervous, I swear. But I think it was normal," he told Sky Sports.

"I didn't expect they would sing all game my name so I was very nervous. Maybe it didn't show, but I was. The reception is incredible, but I'm here to win games, to help the team and get the club back where they deserve."

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