Here is an information which should delight the romantics of football that you are. According to Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United came into direct contact with Jorge Mendes last night for a return of Cristiano Ronaldo, who no longer wishes to play at Juventus and left Turin on Friday.
Manchester United have been in direct contact with Jorge Mendes since yesterday night for Cristiano Ronaldo comeback. Now board talking about figures of the deal, potential salary & also fee for Juventus. ??? #MUFC
Man United are now “seriously interested” – as Man City too. pic.twitter.com/InVvBKua1J
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 27, 2021
In recent days, the Portuguese clan was filtering that it was a priority to join Manchester City. A maneuver to push his former club, Manchester United, to take action? May be. According to Romano, the board of MU is preparing its offer for CR7, as well as for Juventus, which would like to recover between 25 and 30 million euros according to the Italian press.
A few minutes ago, the very serious English-speaking media The Athletic confirmed Manchester United are interested in a sensational CR7 return to Old Trafford and already in negotiations to make the deal a reality.
“If he were to leave Juventus he knows we’re here”
A few minutes earlier, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer released this at a press conference: “He’s a legend of this club, the greatest player of all time if you ask me (…) We always had good communication. Bruno (Fernandes) spoke to him. He knows what we think of him. If he were to leave Juventus, he knows we’re here. “
Asked also about the possible arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo in his club, Pep Guardiola was very careful in a press conference: “Cristiano is a Juventus player and I can’t say anything else. All I can say is that with three or four days from the end of the transfer window anything can happen. Now I’m more than happy with the squad we have and we’re going to stay the same. I say the same thing: Cristiano will decide where he wants to play, not Manchester City, not me. “
According to the BBC reporter, Simon stones, Manchester City considered the possibility of signing Ronaldo, but ultimately decided not to do so. Information also confirmed by Romeo Agresti (Goal Italia) as well as by Fabrizio Romano. In other words, Manchester United are on a block to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford, 12 years after his departure.