Cristiano Ronaldo will be the centre of attention when Italian champions Juventus travel to Manchester United for a Champions League cracker Tuesday night.
The 33-year-old left Real Madrid for the Italian club in the summer, and will be making his second return to Old Trafford after visiting with Real Madrid in 2013 – when present United manager Jose Mourinho was in charge at the Spanish capital.
United appear to have turned a tide after a tumultuous start to the season, and they will be buoyed coming into this tie despite surrendering a 2-1 lead to draw 2-2 with Chelsea at the death Saturday.
Mourinho’s men are the only English club in the Champions League to have four points after two matches, but go up against a formidable Juve side who remain unbeaten this season following the acquisition of the Portuguese superstar.
The Old Lady however lost some momentum weekend in their 1-1 home draw with Genoa, but will fancy their chances of maintaining their 100 per cent record in Europe this season.
Meanwhile, Mourinho has confirmed that Alexis Sanchez is not in contention to play against Juventus later tonight after the Chilean ‘pulled a groin muscle’ having come on as a substitute against Chelsea at the weekend.