Ronaldo tips seventh place Manchester United to win EPL
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo says seventh place Manchester United should win the English Premier League, come second or third this season.
“Manchester United should win the league or be second or third,” Ronaldo told Sky Sports, adding, “I don’t see any other position for Manchester United.”
The five-time Balloon d’or winner in an interview with Sky Sports on Thursday said he does not want to end the season with United in seventh place.
“In my heart, I don’t accept that our mentality be less than being in the top three in the Premier League, in my opinion.
“We can do it better, all of us. I don’t want to be here in the club to fight to be in sixth or seventh place. I am here to try to win, to compete. I believe if we change our mind we can achieve big things,” Ronaldo said
United started the season on a bad note under former coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was later sacked and replaced with German coach, Ralf Rangnick.
With Rangnick in charge of the club, United still remains seventh on the EPL log, 22 points behind League leader, Manchester City, garnering 31 points in 19 games.
On January 3, Manchester United suffered a humiliating defeat at the Old Trafford to Wolverhampton.
More from Peoples Gazette
“If you say Babangida is a thief, the first thing Nigerians will do is to believe it… They have a shallow thinking all the time.”
The governor promised to give council chairmen N2 million for each illegal refinery that they expose within their area of administration.
The commissioner said the state was pushing for residents to acquire titles for their lands so as to prevent abuse.
The Super Eagles will take on Guinea Bissau next in their final group game on Wednesday.
The cattle markets were earlier closed as part of measures to tackle cattle rustling and banditry in the state.
“If you must be a Northerner who’s better than all the candidates; for us, that’s the bottom line.”