How to watch Cristiano Ronaldo's second Manchester United debut from India: TV, live stream & fixtures
Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Manchester United in the Premier League in a sensational transfer.
Reportedly, Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes had offered the former Red Devils forward to Man City after the latter had missed out top target Harry Kane, but United pounced to bring the 36-year-old back to Old Trafford, where he starred between 2003 and 2009.
It is understood the deal which has been agreed is for an initial £13 million (€15m/$18m) with add-ons of up to £7m (€8m/$9m).
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Here's how to catch Cristiano Ronaldo in action with Manchester United from India:
- When will Ronaldo make his second Man Utd debut?
- How to watch Ronaldo's second Man Utd debut in India?
- Man Utd's Premier League fixtures this year
- Other key Man Utd fixtures this year
The Portuguese star is expected to make his second bow for the Red Devils on Saturday, September 11, in a Premier League fixture against Newcastle at Old Trafford. The match kicks off at 7:30 pm Indian time.
There were reports that Ronaldo could instead be making his full debut on Tuesday, September 14 in the Champions League against Young Boys, due to the striker having to isolate in accordance with Covid-19 rules following international duty with Portugal.
It was suggested that due to the limited time that Ronaldo would be able to train with his new teammates ahead of Saturday's game, Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could delay his full debut until the Champions League fixture.
But Manchester United have excited supporters with an update of Ronaldo having joined training on September 7, hinting that the forward could very well still be set to make an appearance this weekend.
While they did not confirm that Ronaldo will certainly make his debut against the Magpies, they strongly clued in as such.
"With challenges to come at home and abroad in the near future, including Saturday's Premier League match against Newcastle and next Tuesday's start of the Champions League at Young Boys, it is hoped the striker will be ready to assist the side and begin to have an immediate impact in his second spell at the club," a statement from the Man Utd official website read.
"With the rest of our international contingent due to return to Carrington in the coming days, the countdown is beginning in earnest to Saturday's 7:30 PM IST kick-off with the Magpies."
The Star Sports network (Star Sports and Star Sports Select) has the rights to show Premier League matches in India.
In addition to the English Broadcast on Star Sports Select, regional feeds in Bangla and Malayalam will be made available for key weekend matches on Star Sports 3 (geo-tagged for West Bengal and Kerala) and Star Sports 1 Bangla.
Matches will also be available on streaming mobile applications Disney+ Hotstar VIP and JioTV, allowing supporters to watch multiple games simultaneously and catch the replay of matches in their preferred language.
The Red Devils began their Premier League 2021-22 season with a thumping 5-1 win over Leeds United followed by a 1-1 draw against Southampton. In their third game they got back to winning ways with a 1-0 win over Wolves.
|Date||Time (IST)||Match||TV Channel/stream*|
|Sep 11||7:30pm||Man Utd vs Newcastle**||Star Sports Select 1 SD & HD|
|Sep 19||6:30pm||West Ham vs Man Utd||Star Sports TBC|
|Sep 25||7:30pm||Man Utd vs Aston Villa||Star Sports TBC|
|Oct 2||5pm||Man Utd vs Everton||Star Sports TBC|
|Oct 16||7:30pm||Leicester City vs Man Utd||Star Sports TBC|
|Oct 24||9pm||Man Utd vs Liverpool||Star Sports TBC|
|Oct 30||10pm||Tottenham vs Man Utd||Star Sports TBC|
|Nov 6||8:30pm||Man Utd vs Man City||Star Sports TBC|
|Nov 20||8:30pm||Watford vs Man Utd||Star Sports TBC|
|Nov 27||8:30pm||Chelsea vs Man Utd||Star Sports TBC|
|Dec 1||1:30am||Man Utd vs Arsenal||Star Sports TBC|
|Dec 4||8:30pm||Man Utd vs Crystal Palace||Star Sports TBC|
|Dec 11||8:30pm||Norwich City vs Man Utd||Star Sports TBC|
|Dec 15||1:15am||Brentford vs Man Utd||Star Sports TBC|
|Dec 18||8:30pm||Man Utd vs Brighton||Star Sports TBC|
|Dec 26||8:30pm||Newcastle vs Man Utd||Star Sports TBC|
|Dec 28||8:30pm||Man Utd vs Burnley||Star Sports TBC|
*All Premier League matches may be streamed online on Disney+ Hotstar VIP/JioTV.
**Also available on Star Sports 3 (Malayalam/Bangla) and Star Sports 1 Bangla.
Manchester United will be banking on Cristiano Ronaldo as they are handed the opportunity to gain revenge over Villarreal after being paired with their Europa League final vanquishers in Group F.
When are Man Utd's Champions League Group F clashes?
|Sep 14||10:15pm||Young Boys vs Man Utd|
|Sep 30||12:30am||Man Utd vs Villarreal|
|Oct 21||12:30am||Man Utd vs Atalanta|
|Nov 3||1:30am||Atalanta vs Man Utd|
|Nov 23||11:15pm||Villarreal vs Man Utd|
|Dec 21||1:30am||Man Utd vs Young Boys|