Manchester United are being linked once more with what would be a sensational attempt to recapture three-time Ballon d’Or victor Cristiano Ronaldo, with Real Madrid likely to demand a world record fee.
United. It’d be brilliant to see Ronaldo back at Old Trafford again.
The Mirror claims that United will bid £90million for Ronaldo but that a figure closer to £70million is more acceptable.
The Catalan giants lost Rafinha to a long-term injury and sold Pedro during the summer, leaving them a little short in attack.
“Little Zaid got to know his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo, with whom he was photographed on the pitch”, the club said in a statement.
“They open doors that are closed and they create opportunities for kids to follow their dreams. “.
Ronaldo has already started the new campaign like a house on fire.
Salgado made more than 250 appearances at right-back for Madrid during his career, a position now held by Dani Carvajal, and the retired defender is full of praise for the 23-year-old.
“He still has two years left on his contract, he will have to either renew his contract, or Real will have to accept an offer for him from PSG, or whoever”. He’s also now the European Cup’s all-time top marksman after his hat-trick against Shakhtar Donetsk last week took his tally to 80 and beyond that of great foe Lionel Messi.
Italian publication Tuttomercatoweb, meanwhile, suggested that the Blues are also keen on a move for Roma centre-back Manolas, having seen a move for the defender knocked back on deadline day.
The buzz surrounding the 16-year-old has intensified with the Daily Star reporting that United have joined Chelsea and Manchester City in pursuing the Wolves forward, who the paper describes as a “prodigy”.