- Lionel Messi has spoken about his rival Cristiano Ronaldo who seems to have started well at Manchester United
- Both Messi and Ronaldo moved during the summer transfer window, with the Argentine leaving Barcelona to PSG while the Portuguese dumped Juventus
- According to Messi, Cristiano already knew the club, but it is at another stage and now he has adapted there
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The Portuguese sensation who returned to the Old Trafford club on transfer window deadline day is under intense pressure following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Messi and Ronaldo both made blockbuster moves during the summer, with the Argentine leaving Spanish club Barcelona to French side PSG, while the latter returned to Old Trafford.
Both players have had mixed starts at their respective clubs as Ronaldo has scored nine goals in 11 matches for the Red Devils so far, while Messi has scored just two goals for the French club. Messi told Marca:
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"United is a very strong team with great players. Cristiano already knew the club, but it’s in another stage and now he has adapted in an impressive way. From the beginning he has scored goals as always and had no problems adapting. In the Premier League it is not as good as we all thought, but it is a very difficult and even competition in which things take a lot of turns. After December it changes a lot and anything can happen."
Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s sack
Meanwhile, Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo has reacted to the sacking of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford.
The Red Devils announced that the manager left his role as manager of the club as the decision came a day after the Red Devils suffered a 4-1 defeat in the hands of Watford at the Vicarage Road.
Ronaldo who arrived at the club on the summer transfer deadline day has described the tactician as an outstanding human being.
Lionel Messi bags maiden Ligue 1 goal as PSG extend lead at the top
Checking a previous story, Briefly News reported that Lionel Messi finally got off the mark in the Ligue 1 with a trademark goal as Paris Saint Germain moved 13 points clear at the top of the table following a 3-1 win over Nantes.
PSG finished the game with 10 men after goalkeeper Keylor Navas was shown a red card after 65 minutes. The Parisians were off the mark as early as the second minute, with Kylian Mbappe scoring the fastest goal of his career so far.
Nantes would go on to equalise in the second half through a Randal Kolo Muani backheel before going behind once again via Dennis Appiah's freak own goal.