manchester united where no restrictions have been imposed Cristiano Ronaldo But although he could join another Premier League team, Newcastle have already ruled out a move for the striker, sources have told ESPN.
Ronaldo’s contract expires The stay at Old Trafford, which was due to last until June, has been described as a “clean break” and the 37-year-old could sign for another club immediately without waiting for the January transfer window.
Reports have suggested Newcastle is owned by a consortium led by the Sovereign Wealth Fund Saudi Arabmay be a possible destination for portugal international but sources have told ESPN he is not interested.
Sources have also told ESPN that interest from Ronaldo’s representatives is also expected to increase again. Chelsea,
Agent Jorge Mendes met Chelsea boss Todd Bohli in the summer but a potential deal was rejected by then manager Thomas Tuchel. German has since been replaced by Graham Potter.
However, there is expected to be strong interest from the Middle East after an undisclosed club in Saudi Arabia made a contract offer of around £2m-per-week in July.
Sources have told ESPN that Ronaldo has left Old Trafford without pay after United insisted their threat to sue was genuine.
Under the terms of the contracts signed by each Premier League player, they are prohibited from giving interviews that are not authorized by the clubs and are also prohibited from “writing or saying anything which is likely to bring the club into disrepute”. Are.”
Speaking to Morgan, Ronaldo said the club had made “zero progress” since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, as well as criticizing manager Erik ten Haag and the owners, the Glazer family.
United were also made aware that Ronaldo wanted to leave United as much as they wanted him out, and because of this they were reluctant to agree any kind of financial package.
Ronaldo is set to lose around £15.5m in wages, guaranteed under the terms of his £500,000-a-week deal, which has seven months left to run.