Jorge Mendes and Real Madrid open talks on Cristiano Ronaldo return
The player is strongly linked with a return to his former team
Failing to guide Juventus beyond the round of 16 for the second year in a row, Cristiano Ronaldo’s time at Juventus seems to be coming to an end.
Although the Portuguese player still has a year on the Serie A contract, Juventus are reportedly keen to monetize the player. With the Italian club unwilling to extend Ronaldo’s deal, there are reports of Juventus ready to let go of Ronaldo for £ 25million.
The first club linked to Ronaldo is Real Madrid. The La Liga giants are said to be extremely keen to indulge Ronaldo’s services given the discounted price he is bound to be available for.
Real Madrid open talks with Ronaldo
Spanish sports journalist Josep Pedrerol provided a massive update on Ronaldo’s future. Speaking about the Portuguese player’s future, Pedrerol claimed that Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes and Real Madrid were already in negotiations.
“Jorge Mendes has discussed with Real Madrid the possibility of Cristiano’s return,” Pedrerol told El Chiringuito.
Current Real Madrid manager Zidane, meanwhile, spoke about Real Madrid when asked about the player’s return.
“You know what he is, what he’s done and how much love we have for him. He made history here, he’s magnificent. Now he’s a Juve player and I don’t can’t tell you anything about what they (the media) say. He’s a Juve player and I have to respect those things, “Zidane said.
Ronaldo flourished and prospered as a player during his time at Real Madrid. He won two gargantuan La Liga trophies and four Champions League titles. The player spearheaded his team’s consummate success with him, scoring 450 times.
Ronaldo then decided to move on to Juventus where he won a Serie A trophy. The player is currently the team’s top scorer in the league with the 27 goals under his belt, which brings his total to 97 in 121 appearances for the Italian club.
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