Cristiano Ronaldo’s future is painted in white, could return to Real Madrid
British newspaper The Mirror noted that if Madrid can’t bring in Mbappé, it could go for the return of “El Bicho”.
Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid in the summer of 2018, after winning his third consecutive Champions League with the Casa Blanca in Kiev against Liverpool. From there he migrated to Juventus and for last season he returned to Manchester United, the team where he rose to global fame. Unfortunately for both parties, the experience was not a pleasant one for anyone.
At the age of 37, the Portuguese could change teams again because it seems that his new coach at the Red Devils, Erik ten Hag, is not very convinced to have such a heavy personality in the dressing room thinking about a possible reconstruction for next season, even though Ronaldo signed last summer a contract for two seasons with an option for a third one with the English team.
In this context, the English newspaper The Mirror assured this Sunday that Cristiano could return to Real Madrid because both parties are interested in a possible return, even though the striker’s departure was caused by a clash of egos with the team’s president, Florentino Perez.
But before securing this signing, the rotativo clarifies that the priority for Madrid in the summer is to sign, at last, French star, Kylian Mbappé, in a negotiation with PSG that has been extended for at least three years. The situation would be that, if Mbappé stays in Paris, then Madrid would go for Cristiano.
The romance between the Spanish team and the Portuguese striker was full. During his eight years with the team, Cristiano Ronaldo scored 450 goals and 132 assists in 438 matches, won four Champions League and 2 Leagues, while individually he was recognized with 4 Ballon d’Or.
However, this rumor is not new. Last summer, there had already been speculation about the return of Ronaldo to the white team since last summer, but the club rejected the negotiation and then United appeared as an option.
The end of Cristiano’s second spell with United?
Unfortunately, this second cycle of Cristiano with the “Red Devils” fell far short of expectations. The Red Devils are going through a moment of instability, close to being out of the Europa League places, with a run of one win in their last five games and three defeats. While the Portuguese has scored 23 goals, 13 of them in the Premier League.
But the lack of competitiveness of the team this year has the Portuguese very frustrated, so he would also look for a way out of the team, as the priority for the following tournaments does not seem to be to compete at the top of English soccer.
In addition, the style of Ten Hag’s teams requires more sacrifice from the strikers, in search of a more dynamic soccer. This would cause CR7 to use part of his offensive power for the collective benefit. Something that may not be very comfortable for a world star.