AROUND THE SHOCK CRISTIANO RONALDO SWOOP, BARCELONA OPEN TALKS - 8x - English

AROUND THE SHOCK CRISTIANO RONALDO SWOOP, BARCELONA OPEN TALKS

According to reports that came out of the Spanish media on Monday night, Barcelona has taken a position in the continuing competition to sign Cristiano Ronaldo.

The news that Manchester United fans all across the world were undoubtedly dreading came over the weekend.

This took the form of confirmation that star attacker Ronaldo had let the Old Trafford hierarchy know that he would like to leave the club should a competitive offer for his services be made.

The 37-year-old, who has been understandably unimpressed by changes on the red half of Manchester since his return a year ago, is said to be eager to avoid a season playing his trade outside of the Champions League at such a late stage in his brilliant career.

Where, however, is Ronaldo likely to finish up?

As of right now, Chelsea, Napoli, and Bayern Munich have received the most attention as potential destinations for the Portuguese legend.

But as was mentioned earlier, it is believed that another heavyweight from the continent entered the fight on Monday.

The attire under discussion? Barcelona FC.

According to Manu Sainz of the Spanish publication Diario AS, Ronaldo’s representative Jorge Mendes spoke with Joan Laporta, the president of Barca, this evening.

Barcelona open talks over shock Cristiano Ronaldo swoop

BARCELONA, SPAIN – MARCH 07: Joan Laporta celebrates during a press conference following his victory in the FC Barcelona President Elections at Camp Nou on March 07, 2021 in Barcelona, Spain.

The latter was eager to talk about the futures of several of Mendes’ clients, including all of Ruben Neves, Rafael Leao, Bernardo Silva, and, finally, Ronaldo.

Laporta is said to have been eager to entice Ronaldo to the Camp Nou last summer, but his efforts were unsuccessful due to the club’s financial troubles.

However, this time, the Spanish sponsor is getting ready for a brand-new offensive with an eye toward the 2022–2023 campaign.

Of course, this comes after Bayern Munich, the German champions, left the Blaugrana unsatisfied with their high demands in their quest to sign first-choice attacking target Robert Lewandowski.

 

Last update: : July 5, 2022

Category: Football