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'No time to celebrate' - Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to United fans after Arsenal win

Arjun Singh Devgan
Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-2 in the Premier League on Thursday
Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-2 in the Premier League on Thursday / Alex Livesey/GettyImages

Portugal icon, Cristiano Ronaldo has taken to social networking platform, Instagram to send a message to the Manchester United fans, insisting that "there is no time to celebrate" following the Red Devils 3-2 win over Arsenal in the Premier League on Thursday.

Ronaldo netted a brace on the night to not only silence his critics after being benched for United's draw with Chelsea but also became the first player to score 800 plus top-level goals in the history of the sport.

The 36-year-old for his part reiterated that there was no time to celebrate both United's win and his individual milestone, insisting that there is a long road to go in order to reach their destination.

"Our minds are already set on the next game, there’s no time to celebrate! Today’s win was very important to get back on track, but there’s still a long road to go until we reach our destination… Congrats to all my teammates, great spirit tonight! And a very special thank you to our supporters, we couldn’t have done it without you," he wrote on Instagram.

The striker has been brilliant in front of goal ever since returning to Old Trafford in the summer, scoring 12 goals in 16 appearances in all competitions and his performance on the night ensured that United moved to seventh in the league table with 21 points from 14 games, three points behind fourth placed, West Ham United.