When will Cristiano Ronaldo make Manchester United debut? Old Trafford return beckons and why it won’t be broadcast live on UK TV

Manchester United were one of the summer’s big success stories in the transfer market after completing a deal to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Red Devils agreed a deal with the Italian side to re-sign the 36-year-old 12 years after he left to join Real Madrid in 2009.

Ronaldo has returned to Manchester United and is awaiting his debut
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The deal was completed ahead of last week’s transfer deadline and after becoming the highest-goalscorer in international football with a brace against the Republic Of Ireland, the Portugal star has traveled to Manchester get preparations underway for his second United debut.

That means that supporters at Old Trafford can look forward to watching one of football’s greats in action once again.

So when will they get to see CR7 in the famous red kit again?

Providing that the player is available for selection, Cristiano Ronaldo could make his second club debut against Newcastle United this weekend.

The Red Devils are due to take on Steve Bruce’s side on Saturday, September 11 with a kick-off time of 3pm.

Fans will be delighted to see Cristiano Ronaldo back at Old Trafford

Ronaldo underwent a period of quarantine but has spent the last few days training with his teammates and is seemingly available for selection against the Magpies.

Should Ronaldo not be available to face Newcastle United, United then take on Young Boys in the Champions League on Tuesday, September 14 before going to West Ham in the Premier League on Sunday, September 19.

Ronaldo has been pictured in training this week as he gears up for his second Man United debut
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Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United debut: Where can I watch?

While it’s not yet confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will take part, the Portuguese star is expected to make his debut during Manchester United’s match with Newcastle United.

The fixture will kick-off at 3pm on Saturday, September 11 but hasn’t been selected for live television coverage in the UK.

talkSPORT will have live updates from Old Trafford and the other Premier League games on GameDay Live with Adrian Durham from 2.30pm on Saturday.

talkSPORT.com will also be running a live blog for all the action.

Highlights of the contest can be seen on Sky Sports from 5.15pm or on Match Of The Day which will be shown on BBC One at 10.40pm on Saturday night.

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