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Cristiano Ronaldo Will Return To Manchester United This Weekend After Son's Death

Cristiano Ronaldo poses for a photo.

(GERMANY OUT) Fussball International FIFA Ballon d Or 2015 in Zuerich Pressekonferenz: Weltfussballer 2015: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid / Portugal) (Photo by Pressefoto Ulmerullstein bild via Getty Images)

Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo missed the team's game against Liverpool earlier this week following the death of his son. But the soccer icon is poised to return to the team this weekend.

Speaking to the media on Friday, Man United interim manager Ralf Rangnick announced that Ronaldo will travel with the team to London for tomorrow's game against Arsenal. He said Ronaldo returned to the team on Wednesday, but they had their first training session today.

"Cristiano Ronaldo is available again; he has been training with us," Rangnick said, via ESPN. "We only trained yesterday because the day after the game is recovery. Yesterday we trained some issues in connection with the game, but the only real training session is on Friday."

Ronaldo was given a compassion leave earlier this week following the death of his son. He did not play in Man United's 4-0 loss to rival Liverpool on Tuesday.

Manchester United need Cristiano Ronaldo back whether he's ready or not. They're in a heated battle for a top four finish on the Premier League table with Champions League qualification on the line.

Ronaldo is their leading scorer this year with 15 league goals and 21 goals in all competitions. Last week against Norwich City, Ronaldo recorded a hat trick in a 3-2 win.

With Arsenal three points and six goals ahead of them on the Premier League table, they could really use some Ronaldo magic tomorrow.

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