who is ronaldo without a club after leaving manchester united returned to Madrid after last month portugalMissed out on the World Cup in Qatar, where he made a second-half substitute appearance in their quarterfinal defeat Morocco on Saturday.
Sources have told ESPN that Ronaldo asked for permission to train at Real Madrid City on Wednesday to maintain his fitness, a request that the club welcomed. He worked out alone on a different pitch from where Madrid’s first team were training with manager Carlo Ancelotti.
Relations between the five-time Ballon d’Or winner and Madrid were strained when he left in 2018 and joined juventus in a deal worth €100 million, but has since improved.
Ronaldo is the top scorer in Madrid’s history and has won four Champions Leagues and two La Liga titles in nine highly successful seasons at the club.
After three years at Juventus, Ronaldo was linked with a return to Madrid last summer, before a move was ruled out by Ancelotti and the forward re-joined United.
His second spell at Old Trafford last month explosive tv interview In which he criticized United, manager Erik ten Haag and club officials, which saw him released as a free agent.
Reports have linked Ronaldo with a tempting move to join Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr in January, though He denied last week that a deal had been done.
Ronaldo – who led Portugal to their only major trophy win at Euro 2016 – coach Fernando Santos scored only one goal during his World Cup campaign, against which was a penalty. Ghanain five appearances in the tournament.