Jorge Mendes flew to Turin on Wednesday forward of holding showdown talks with Juventus over Cristiano Ronaldo’s future on the membership, in keeping with experiences.
Experiences in Italy on Wednesday claimed Manchester Metropolis have supplied the Portugal star a two-year contract, as a part of which he would earn a sizeable £230,000 per week.
Nevertheless, Sportsmail understands a transfer for Ronaldo from the Premier League champions stays unlikely regardless of being supplied to the membership in a £25million deal.
Jorge Mendes (R) has flown to Italy to carry talks with Juventus over the way forward for Cristiano Ronaldo (L), in keeping with experiences
Italian media claimed Ronaldo has been supplied a two-year deal by Manchester Metropolis
The 36-year-old has by no means been a part of Pep Guardiola’s plans, with the membership now prone to go along with what they’ve after lacking out on Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane.
Aim nonetheless at the moment are reporting that super-agent Mendes is trying to find some readability concerning Ronaldo’s future and can maintain talks with Juventus bosses with the intention of searching for a decision of some type between the 2 events.
Ronaldo signed for Juventus in a mega-money transfer from Actual Madrid in 2018, however now has lower than 12 months remaining on his deal on the Serie A giants which sees him rake in additional than £500,000 per week.
The experiences in Italy earlier this week additionally claimed Metropolis don’t need to pay Juventus a switch price for the Portuguese icon, whereas Guardiola is alleged to have rebuffed the concept of Gabriel Jesus transferring to Italy in a swap deal.
Metropolis look set to go along with what they’ve after lacking out on Tottenham star Harry Kane
However whereas a transfer to Metropolis seems more and more unlikely, experiences throughout Europe have recommended the previous Manchester United star is in search of a brand new problem.
Ronaldo began on the bench – in keeping with some, as a result of his personal request – in Juventus’ final away league sport at Udinese, elevating additional hypothesis about his future.
The Portuguese ahead nonetheless did come on and rating a winner, just for it to be chalked off by VAR.
Paris Saint-Germain stay desirous about Ronaldo as effectively with the French giants struggling to maintain Kylian Mbappe, who was the topic of a £137m bid from Actual Madrid this week.
Pep Guardiola (left) reportedly rebuffed Juventus’ supply of a swap between Ronaldo and Gabriel Jesus (centre)
Such a transfer would additionally imply the tantalising prospect of Ronaldo lining up alongside Lionel Messi.
Metropolis have already spent large on this window after securing Aston Villa and England midfielder Jack Grealish for a British document £100million price.
The highest-flight champions had additionally earmarked a striker as a precedence this window and needed so as to add Kane as an arrival, however noticed a gap bid of £75m plus £25m in add-ons rejected by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy, who maintained Kane was not on the market.
Metropolis tried to check Tottenham’s resolve by launching a bid nearer to Levy’s £150m valuation for the striker however Kane has now revealed his intentions to remain at Spurs.
Taking to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon, the 28-year-old stated: ‘It was unimaginable to see the reception from the Spurs followers on Sunday and to learn a few of the messages of help I’ve had in the previous couple of weeks.
‘I will likely be staying at Tottenham this summer season and will likely be 100% centered on serving to the crew obtain success. #COYS.’
It now leaves Metropolis with their present choices of Gabriel Jesus, Ferran Torres and prodigious teenager Liam Delap as recognised strikers, whereas Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling can all function via the center.
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