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4 Players Manchester United Signed Directly From Sporting CP

Manchester United have made a lot of signings from Sporting CP.

These players who were made arrived at Manchester United and instantly made an impact in the team.

These are the players Manchester United directly signed from Sporting CP.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Back in 2003, Manchester United made the move to sign 18-year old Cristiano Ronaldo from Sporting CP, following some impressive performances from the Portuguese youngster.

He played a crucial role in the club’s successes, helping them win many trophies.

He left for Real Madrid in 2009- and later returned to Manchester United in 2021.

2. Nani

Nani played for Manchester United for eight years.

Just like Ronaldo, Nani joined the club from Portuguese side Sporting CP in the year 2007, as Manchester United believed in the Portuguese star’s talent.

3. Marcos Rojo

The only non-Portuguese player on the list, Manchester United signed the the Argentine defender in 2014, following some impressive displays at Sporting CP.

He left Manchester United in 2021 to return to Argentina and currently plays for Boca Juniors.

4. Bruno Fernandes

Bruno Fernandes signed for Manchester United from Sporting CP in the year 2020 and still plays for the club till date.

 

 

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