Manchester United vs Newcastle: Is Ronaldo playing, what time is kick-off and what TV channel is it on?

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Manchester United vs Newcastle: Is Ronaldo playing, what time is kick-off and what TV channel is it on? - GETTY IMAGES
Manchester United vs Newcastle: Is Ronaldo playing, what time is kick-off and what TV channel is it on? - GETTY IMAGES

What is it?

Shockwaves were sent around the footballing world when Manchester United swooped to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford on a two-year deal.

And the 36 year-old is now expected to make his second United debut against Newcastle this weekend following an international break in which the Portuguese forward became the top scoring male international player of all-time.

When is it?

Saturday, September 11.

What time is kick-off?

3pm.

What TV channel is it on?

Unfortunately it isn't because of the 3pm kick-off time. However, fear not, you can follow all the action right here with our live blog if you bookmark this page.

What is the team news?

Having picked up a one-game suspension, Ronaldo was released from the Portugal squad early which allowed him to travel to England sooner than expected, giving him time to quarantine and begin training with Manchester United ahead of his potential second 'debut' against Newcastle.

More to follow...

What are the latest standings?

What are Telegraph writers saying?

What are the best odds?

  • Manchester United to win 1/6

  • Draw 6/1

  • Newcastle Unitd to win 14/1

What is our prediction?

Anything other than a Man Utd home victory with Ronaldo on the scoresheet would be a massive anticlimax.
Predicted score: Man Utd 4 Newcastle 1

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