The Manchester United coach warns that Ronaldo will also warm up the bench

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said that Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in every match of his team, emphasizing that he will give space to other strikers as well.

Ronaldo scored two goals in his first game since returning to United, in the 4-1 win over Newcastle on Saturday, indicating that Solskjaer will find it difficult to leave him out of the starting line-up.

But the Norwegian coach insists that there will be matches that Ronaldo will watch from the bench.

His goal is to keep Ronaldo fresh, knowing he is already 36 years old.

Solskjaer was asked if it is impossible for him to leave Ronaldo on the bench after the two goals he scored on Saturday at Old Trafford.

“The thing is, Ronaldo takes care of himself so much that he will recover very soon, I know that,” said Solskjaer.

United will face the Young Boys in the opening match of the group stage in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Speaking about this, Solskjaer said: “Of course, we have a match on Tuesday. We will see what we do. But no, it is not impossible to leave Ronaldo out. He’s 36, Mason Greenwood is 19, so he’s not the same. I have to manage the minutes and I have to manage the minutes for a 36-year-old.”

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