The 36-year-old is set to officially complete his transfer to Old Trafford after United confirmed on Friday that they have reached an agreement to re-sign the Portuguese captain from Juventus.
Mourinho, who worked with his compatriot during their time at Real Madrid, approves the move, which will cost United around € 15million (£ 12.87million) plus € 8million (£ 6.86million). pounds sterling) extra.
The Roma boss said: “The only thing I’m saying – and it seems basic and logical to me – is that if Juventus are happy, if Cristiano is happy and if Manchester United are happy, it is the perfect deal.
“I don’t think it’s necessary to talk about Cristiano.
“You don’t have to comment on someone who has been playing, winning, scoring and making history for 20 years. “
Ronaldo is undergoing a medical in Lisbon at the weekend and is expected to sign a two-year contract with United after rivals Manchester City withdrew from the race to sign him.
The forward left United for Real Madrid 12 years ago after winning three Premier League titles, the FA Cup, two League Cups and the Champions League under Sir Alex Ferguson, and he scored 118 goals in 292 appearances for United between 2003 and 2009.
At the Bernabeu, Ronaldo won four European Cups, won two La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey trophies and two Spanish Super Cup crowns, as well as three FIFA Club World Cups and three Super UEFA Cups during his nine years at the club.
He signed for Juventus in 2018 for £ 105million and helped the Bianconeri win five top domestic honors, including two Serie A titles, and ended the 2020/21 campaign as the top scorer of the league with 29 goals in 33 games.
Juve were keen to offload Ronaldo during the transfer window in order to recoup the income from his £ 500,000-a-week contract, which was set to expire in 2022.
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