Play Ronaldo as a striker, says former teammate Rooney

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Play Ronaldo as a striker, says former teammate Rooney

Pressure is now on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to bring silverware to Old Trafford

Rohith Nair and Peter Hall

Manchester United should play Cristiano Ronaldo as a striker if they are to get the best out of the 36-year-old, who has returned to the Premier League club after 12 years, former United captain Wayne Rooney said.

Rooney, United’s all-time top scorer, added that his former teammate’s “winning mentality” would rub off on the club’s youngsters.

Ronaldo was last season’s top scorer in Serie A with 29 goals and is the joint all-time leading scorer in internationals with 109 for Portugal where he leads the line...

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