This is the summer transfer window that just keeps coming. Following the explosive transfer of Sergio Ramos and Lionel Messi, it has not been confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will return to Manchester United.
Over the summer, speculation has been rife about Ronaldo’s future. Last week, he criticized the press for linking his club to several clubs, and everyone seemed to be ready to stay in Turin to watch the final year of his contract with Juventus.
However, on Thursday, news broke that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner had informed Juventus that he wanted to leave this summer. Destination: Manchester City Internet has blown up the edited photos of the Portuguese superstar wearing the Sky Blue kit of the Premier League champions. Manchester United fans started burning Ronaldo’s kits, which he considered a slap in the face.
On Friday, Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano took to Twitter to cover play-by-play coverage of Ronaldo’s move. The Portuguese star reportedly cleaned his locker at Juventus and said goodbye to his teammates. In a scene straight from the movies, Ronaldo allegedly boarded his private jet and waited for news from his agent about his next destination.
Then, a big plot came to a turning point. Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes was talking to Manchester City as mentioned earlier, but he has been in touch with United since at least Thursday.
Then, within hours, Manchester City withdrew from negotiations without making a formal offer to Juventus. It all happened while Ronaldo was getting ready to go to Manchester on his plane.
Fortunately, United were more than happy to jump on the bandwagon. Until 17:00 BST. Manchester United have confirmed that Ronaldo has accepted their offer and will return “home”.
“Manchester United are pleased to confirm that the club have signed a contract with Juventus for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo, subject to personal terms, a visa and a medical contract.” Statement
Cristiano, a five-time Ballon d’Or winner, has won more than 30 major trophies so far in his career, including five UEFA Champions League titles, four FIFA Club World Cups, seven in England, Spain and Italy. League title, and the European Championship for his native Portugal. “
Of course, he had to mention Ronaldo’s early days at Old Trafford.
“In his first spell for Manchester United, he scored 118 goals in 292 games.
“Everyone at the club is looking forward to welcoming Cristiano back to Manchester.”
It was a Thursday afternoon for football fans, but it’s not over yet. Now, all eyes are on Killian Mbabane’s possible last-minute move from Paris Saint-Germain to Real Madrid.