Cristiano Ronaldo comments on Di Maria signing for Manchester United

Angel di Maria has been backed to be a success at Manchester United.

Former Manchester United icon Cristiano Ronaldo has backed Angel di Maria to be a success at his new club.

The pair were teammates at Real Madrid last season, with Di Maria providing an incredible 17 assists. 

Ronaldo was quizzed on the new United signing at UEFA award ceremony at this year's Champions League draw.

"Di Maria? I wish him the best. He is a fantastic player who will do well at Old Trafford.

"I told him the number 7 shirt is a big responsibility at Manchester United."

Ronaldo wore the famous shirt which Di Maria will wear, with the Argentine previously admitting he had discussed signing for United with his now former teammate.

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