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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that Manchester United MUST move the ball quicker’

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly told Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that if Manchester United are to make the most of his attacking skills, they must play the ball faster.

Ronaldo, 36, has scored five goals in five games since his return to Old Trafford this season, including a stunning winner against Villarreal on Wednesday night.

United, on the other hand, has pretended to deceive this season, with Ronaldo failing to avoid defeats to Aston Villa and Young Boys, as well as a lackluster performance against their Spanish opponents in midweek.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was instructed by Cristiano Ronaldo that United needed to play faster.

On his return to Old Trafford, the 36-year-old Portuguese has scored five goals in five appearances.

According to ESPN, the Portuguese international has advised United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that the club has to play at a faster tempo in the opposition half.

So far, Ronaldo has played in the center forward position, with Jadon Sancho and Mason Greenwood on the flanks, and Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes in attacking roles.

According to the same source, Solskjaer and his coaching staff have placed a strong focus on United's defenders swiftly getting the ball out of the back, allowing players like Pogba, Fernandes, and Greenwood to feed Ronaldo.

United, on the other hand, has struggled against Aston Villa, Young Boys, and Villarreal.

Solskjaer wants to play a faster style of football, but his team has struggled so far.

United's coaching staff believes that Raphael Varane's presence has aided the team's speed of play, but Ronaldo has demanded more from his teammates as they seek their first trophy under the Norwegian.

Solskjaer understands the importance of Ronaldo to his team after the Portuguese recovered three points for them after a poor performance against Villarreal.

On Wednesday, United manager Jose Mourinho gushed, 'When you have Cristiano on the pitch, you always have a chance.' ‘He is excellent in front of goal and has an impact on everyone — the fans, the players, and the entire organization.'

According to ESPN, the Red Devils will continue to work on ball movement throughout practice.

‘He's done it so many times before. When you saw him (for Portugal) against Ireland a month ago, he missed a penalty early in the game and didn't touch the ball much, but he scored two fantastic headers in the final minutes.

'That's what he's done his whole life.' He continues to play the game. I've watched how he's prepared for this game all day, and when he gets that one chance, it's a goal.

‘He had a couple of half-chances, but it is a genuine characteristic of a great finisher that he remains composed when the opportunity presents itself.'

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