Shearer: Did you expect anything else from Ronaldo?

15 Sep 2021
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Premier League's all-time leading scorer names returning Man Utd star in his Matchweek 4 best XI

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Alan Shearer says Cristiano Ronaldo's goalscoring return to Manchester United was nothing more than he and many others expected.

The Portuguese star netted twice on his second debut to help United earn a 4-1 win over Newcastle United.

"Did you expect anything else?!" Shearer, the Premier League's all-time top goalscorer and Hall of Fame inductee, said as he revealed his Matchweek 4 Team of the Week.

Edouard Mendy (CHE) CHE 3-0 AVL

Chelsea's No 1 made a string of excellent saves against Aston Villa to keep his third clean sheet in four matches.

Trent Alexander-Arnold (LIV) LEE 0-3 LIV

Liverpool's right-back created the opening goal and did not put a foot wrong all match.

Marc Guehi (CRY) CRY 3-0 TOT

Crystal Palace's summer signing stood firm all game and never gave Harry Kane a kick.

Tyrick Mitchell (CRY) CRY 3-0 TOT

Much like Guehi, he impressed in defence to help keep Spurs at bay.

Andros Townsend (EVE) EVE 3-1 BUR

A brilliant display. Produced an assist for the equaliser and then netted a stunning strike from distance.

Mateo Kovacic (CHE) CHE 3-0 AVL   

His incredible pass created Romelu Lukaku's first goal, before he added a second with a clever finish.

Thiago (LIV) LEE 0-3 LIV

A wonderful array of passing throughout and he teed up Sadio Mane to score the final goal.

Bernardo Silva (MCI) LEI 0-1 MCI

The Portuguese was a shining light for Manchester City and was alert when he needed to be to score the winner.

Cristiano Ronaldo (MUN) MUN 4-1 NEW

Did you expect anything else?! Two goals and too good! What a return to Old Trafford for the superstar!

Romelu Lukaku (CHE) CHE 3-0 AVL    

Two shots. Two goals! Marked his Stamford Bridge homecoming with another game-changing performance.

Wilfried Zaha (CRY) CRY 3-0 TOT

Gave Emerson Royal a torrid afternoon, before scoring a penalty and creating the second.

Manager: Patrick Vieira CRY 3-0 TOT

His side put three past a Spurs team who who had not conceded a goal prior to this match. A great first win in charge.

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