MANCHESTER UNITED were lucky to escape South Yorkshire with a point after a dramatic 3-3 draw against the Blades.
Sheffield United led the game 2-0 before a comeback inspired by three of United's youth products, with Mason Greenwood, Brandon Williams and Marcus Rashford all on the score sheet.
But Oli McBurnie bundled in a deserved equaliser for the hosts, leaving Ole's men with just a point for their troubles – but could Cristiano Ronaldo be on his way back?
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BRAMALL LANE saw one of the games of the season as the two United's played out a thrilling 3-3 draw.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be delighted that young guns Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Brandon Williams all got in on the act with goals.
But a shocking performance from Phil Jones at the back saw him hauled off at half time.
Meanwhile, United are preparing a £50million bid for Italian sensation Nicolo Zaniolo, according to reports.
But the Red Devils will have to beat off competition from Paris Saint-Germain for the youngster's signature.
United are not expected to spend big in January in order to save for a shopping spree next summer.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked this week with a return to Old Trafford – but United chiefs are still profiting from the superstar who left a decade ago.
The are set to pocket a near-£1million payment from Juventus before the end of the 2019-20 season.
The Red Devils will get around £850,000 from the Serie A giants as part of the £99m deal which saw Ronaldo, 34, leave the Bernabeu in the summer of 2018.
A Man Utd source is calling the money “the second instalment of a solidarity payment”.
Solidarity payments – introduced by Fifa in 2001 – are usually one-off lumps sums considered compensation for signing a player aged 23 or under.
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