Manchester City pull out of Cristiano Ronaldo swoop



Manchester City pull out of Cristiano Ronaldo swoop




Yet another remarkable update in the Cristiano Ronaldo transfer saga has been forthcoming on Friday afternoon.

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The name of 5-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo has of course taken centre stage in the media over the last 24 hours.

This comes as the Portuguese attacker pushes for a departure from Serie A heavyweights Juventus before the transfer window slams shut next week.

Speaking in a press conference this afternoon, meanwhile, Bianconeri boss Max Allegri confirmed that CR7 is indeed primed for an imminent exit:

In turn, one club and one club only were initially named as a realistic landing spot for Ronaldo.

After missing out on a deal for Harry Kane, Manchester City, in desperate need of reinforcements up top, were said to be ready to lure the 36-year-old back to the Premier League.

Some outlets even went as far as to suggest that an offer to Juventus was imminent:

Old Trafford bound?

The early hours of Friday, however, have seen the CR7 saga twist in an almost unimaginable new direction.

Incredibly, as per a host of reliable sources across the English media, Manchester United have now opened negotiations with their one-time prodigal son, over a sensational return to Old Trafford:

Not only that, but the Red Devils look set to have a free run at Ronaldo’s signature, with City now widely understood to have pulled out of the race for the veteran hitman:


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