Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has compared Cristiano Ronaldo’s impact on Manchester United to that of NBA legend Michael Jordan at Chicago Bulls.
“We all have our roles and responsibilities,” Solskjaer said after the Atalanta game. “Of course Cristiano is a leader in the group but that’s what he does, he scores goals.
“We’re not happy conceding two goals – but he does provide those moments and I’m sure the Chicago Bulls didn’t mind having Michael Jordan either.
“Sometimes teams have the players they have and that’s why they are Manchester United, that’s why they are champions at the Chicago Bulls. You just come up with those moments.”
“For me, Cristiano is getting better and better for us. He’s feeling better,” Solskjaer added. “You know he’s not had a proper pre-season, now he is getting better and better and he’s feeling up to speed now.”