It’s good to see that our lads have a sense of humour, after reports revealed that upon arrival back in Manchester, Ronaldo was given a Real Madrid shirt from his team mates. His name and number were written on the back, with an ‘x’ across them.

A ‘club source’ spilled the beans.

“It was hilarious,” said the source. “The lads wanted Cristiano to know there was no tension after all the transfer talk. They sorted the shirt out earlier this week and couldn’t wait to give it to him when he reported back for duty. Cristiano took it in very good spirit. The lads love playing pranks on each other and this was up there with the best.”

It’ll be interesting to see if the fans can laugh off this summer saga in the same way.