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Shearer claims Ronaldo is “back to his best” ahead of Manchester derby

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Premier League’s all-time top scorer believes Ronaldo has regained his top form at Old Trafford.

Cristiano Ronaldo displayed an incredible performance in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Tottenham.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner scored a sensational volley to open the scoring for the Red Devils. But that wasn’t his only contribution to the Red Devils’ great victory.

Ronaldo also provided an assist for Cavani as the Uruguayan scored his first goal of the season. 

Alan Shearer named Ronaldo among his picks for the Premier League Team of the Week.

“Back to his very best with a sublime volley when Man Utd needed him most. Not many players could have scored that. Also provided an assist for Cavani,wrote the Newcastle legend.

Shearer also highlighted Varane’s great impact at the heart of Man United’s solid defence against the Spurs. 

“Man Utd needed a commanding defensive display and Varane provided it as his side eased to their victory at Spurs.”

By scoring his fourth league goal of the season, Ronaldo is now six goals behind Mohamed Salah on the league’s top-scorers chart.

However, considering the current form of the Portuguese superstar, one could imagine Salah facing serious competition later this season.

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