Cristiano Ronaldo won the Puskas Goal of the Year award at FIFA’s award gala for his 40-yard strike against Porto in last season’s Champions League quarter final when he was still a Manchester United player.

Cristiano Ronaldo said that the new United signings of Anderson and Nani will make an instant impact in the Premiership.

Manchester United have agreed to pay £17million to Porto for Anderson, 19, while Nani, 20, is a £14m capture from Sporting Lisbon, Ronaldo’s former club.

Nani and Anderson have both agreed five-year United deals, which will earn each player £26,000 a week as they bid to follow Ronaldo to stardom.

And Ronaldo, 22, is convinced the young guns will justify their price tags by taking the champions up another level.

He said: “I can only say that United will be stronger because they have signed two great players.

“Anderson and Nani are phenomenons and the side will be improved a lot by their participation.”

He added: “I’m really happy that I will have Nani and Anderson as team-mates. They will be very welcome at Manchester United.”