Real Madrid v Manchester United

Sir Alex praises 'phenomenal' Ronaldo

February 13, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent


Sir Alex Ferguson believes that Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is a much better player now than when he left Manchester United to join the Spanish giants for £80 million in 2009.

• Blog: Madrid eyes turn to United
• Blog: Los Blancos await

Ferguson, speaking to reporters at the Bernabeu ahead of Wednesday's Champions League tie between Ronaldo's current and former teams, said that his protege had improved during his time in Spain.
Read more

ESPN Conversations