The MANCHESTER UNITED stars arrived at the Lowry Hotel earlier today ahead of tonight’s clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford.
The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Maguire have reported duties, as they hope to impress their new manager.
Tonight will see three Michael Carrick games as the caretaker boss ends, after Ralf Rangnick has been granted a work visa.
The Germans will be in the crowd at Old Trafford when they receive the Gunner, run his new stars rule.
But he will not be officially in charge of a game until Sunday’s clash with Crystal Palace.
Due to his recent lack of management experience, his last job of this kind at RB Leipzig ended in 2019, Rangnick had to go before an FA panel to get the visas needed to work in the Premier League. .
While his waiver is always a formality, the timing of the hearing is beyond United’s control, so Carrick has decided to continue with the first team shirt today.
10th place, United go into the match tonight, five points ahead of the Gunners and five places on the Premier League table.
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A win could help the Reds climb to the top six, while Arsenal will finish fourth with a win.
Ronaldo gave a thumbs up when he stepped onto the Lowry pitch, but a lot of things got his game going.
The Portuguese, 36, will be looking to impress his new boss – amid suggestions that the furious Rangnick may not be a big fan of him that.
However, Carrick has made suggestions that his former teammate cannot play in a high-pressure system.
He said, “You said it’s a myth, so maybe it’s a myth. Maybe it is.”
“He has played in all sorts of teams over the years, Cristiano, and has succeeded in playing in many different ways, and consistently scoring goals for every team he has played for.
“So I’m sure he’ll keep scoring. I have no doubts about that.”
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/premier-league/4190416/man-utd-arsenal-ronaldo-rangnick/ Man Utd stars arrive at team hotel for Arsenal clash with Cristiano Ronaldo and Co looking to impress Rangnick