Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at Man Utd training for second day in a row to raise hopes he will be back for Arsenal clash

CRISTIANO RONALDO arrived for Manchester United training for the second day in a row, raising hopes he could return for the crucial top-four clash with Arsenal.

The Portuguese star was driven to the club's Carrington training base by his personal security team.

United are three points off fourth place Tottenham and fifth place Arsenal, making Saturday's game a must win.

The 37-year-old missed United's last game against rivals Liverpool after being granted compassionate leave following the the tragic death of his son.

Ronaldo and his 28-year-old partner Georgina Rodriguez announced on Monday night one of their newborn twins had died.

They said in a heart-wrenching statement: “It is with our deepest sadness we have to announce that our baby boy has passed away. It is the greatest pain that any parents can feel.


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“Only the birth of our baby girl gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness.

"We would like to thank the doctors and nurses for all their expert care and support.

"We are all devastated at this loss and we kindly ask for privacy at this very difficult time.

“Our baby boy, you are our angel. We will always love you.”

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Despite United's devastating 4-0 loss to Liverpool on Tuesday, the moment of the match came in the 7th minute.

Both sets of supporters rallied behind Ronaldo and his family with a minutes applause.

Liverpool fans also sang 'You'll Never Walk Alone' in a touching message.

Speaking after the game, a proud Klopp said: "It was a real show of class and of course, all our thoughts from the moment we heard about it were for Cristiano and his family and I can't even imagine how it must be.

"We really feel for him."

Should Ronaldo return to action on Saturday, he can expect a similar reception from those at the Emirates.

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