Man Utd fans dream of club ‘announcing Ronaldo’ after Dalot steals celebration
Manchester United fans have dreamt the club will "announce Cristiano Ronaldo" after his Portuguese countryman stole the Juventus ace's celebration.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are currently in Spain for a warm-weather training camp amid the Premier League's maiden winter break, with the Red Devils back in action against Chelsea on Monday, February 17.
The break has allowed United time to bed new signing Bruno Fernandes into the squad and has provided the 20-time English champions with time to regroup after winning just one of their last five matches.
The squad look to be enjoying themselves, with many of United's first-team stars posting pictures to social media from Marbella.
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The club's official social media accounts have also been documenting United's time on the continent, with clips of training being posted to Twitter and Instagram.
One of those videos on Twitter shows Dalot wheeling away during training before landing Juventus star Ronaldo's famous 'Siii' celebration and embracing team mate Juan Mata.
And some wildly optimistic Red Devils fans took the impersonation as a sign that Ronaldo was set to return to Old Trafford after 11 years away.
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One fan wrote: "Ronaldo to United confirmed siuuuuu."
While another added: "@Cristiano confirmed he’s coming back here we go."
A third, even more optimistic United fan wrote: "Announce Ronaldo."
While one United supporter used the tweet to plead with the 35 year old to leave Turin at the end of the season in favour of a glorious return to the Theatre of Dreams.
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They wrote: @Cristiano come back after winning the 6th UCL for Juve. Please, will be amazing… United fans always love you."
While another fan added: "@Cristiano come back home," and a third supporter wrote: "We could do with @Cristiano back!!!!"
Despite Man Utd fans hoping for a sensational return, supporters from their Premier League rivals used the tweet as a chance to take shots at the struggling Red Devils.
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One Arsenal fan replied: "He's not gonna s*** you mate."
While a Liverpool supporter added: "Stop twerking he’s not coming back."
And a West Ham fan tweeted: "Stop crying he’s not coming back."
Even some United supporters asked the club to stop tweeting about the Portuguese superstar, who departed from Old Trafford in 2009 after scoring 118 goals in 292 appearances for the Red Devils under Sir Alex Ferguson.
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One of the United faithful tweeted: "Stop @ing Ronaldo like he still plays for us ffs. He left 11 years ago."
While another wrote: "Time to learn some sense… @Cristiano doesn’t give s*** about us anymore… Move on!!!!!!!!!!"
A third supporter added: "Leave Ronaldo alone he’s not coming back ah."
And a final, pessimistic fan simply wrote: "We look so unprofessional."
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