Sven Goran Eriksson says Manchester City fans should enjoy the skill of Cristiano Ronaldo at great rivals Manchester United.

The Portugal winger, 23, is enjoying an incredible season with his 36 goals so far leaving United well placed to retain the Premier League title and lift the European Cup for the first time since 1999.

Asked about Ronaldo, the City boss Eriksson replied: "He's an artist and maybe number one in the world at the moment.

"He has scored 36 goals this season and that's absolutely incredible.

"Even if you are a Manchester City fan, you want to see the tricks that Ronaldo performs because that is the art of football."