Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent is said to have recently spoken to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez and the idea of a return to the club, three years after his departure, has been discussed.
Cristiano Ronaldo (36) left Real Madrid a little angry in 2018. Three years later, could he come back? According to the Spanish program El Chiringuito, the scenario exists. Jorge Mendes, powerful agent of the Portuguese striker, would have recently spoken with Florentino Perez, president of the Merengues, with whom he would have raised the possibility of a return.
The five-time Golden Ball is still under contract until 2022 with Juventus, which he joined in 2018 to help them win the Champions League. But things did not go as planned with eliminations against Ajax Amsterdam in the quarterfinals in 2019, then two outings in the eighth against Lyon in 2020, then Porto on Tuesday.
Very criticized after the elimination against Porto
The future of the Portuguese star, still very ambitious at 36, seems uncertain on the side of Italy where he suffered fierce criticism after the elimination against Porto. Fabio Capello, former Juventus coach, blasted his behavior in the wall which allowed Porto to score a capital goal for qualifying in the next round.
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The player has not reacted since this meeting. Author of 27 goals in 32 games this season, Ronaldo still has good statistics but, like Messi, would like to lift the Champions League one last time before the end of his career. He has already done it five times in his career: one with Manchester United (2009) and four with Real (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018) where he spent nine years (2009-2018) before his departure. Angry at the prosecution of the Spanish tax authorities, he regretted the lack of support from Real on this file. One of the reasons for his departure to Juventus.
Guest of Top of the Foot Thursday on RMC, Leonardo, sports director of PSG, reacted to rumors of a possible Parisian interest in “CR7”. “What makes us happy is that PSG is almost always in all cases, welcomed the Parisian leader. It’s good. The transfer window is very fluid, there is movement. PSG is very desired, in general. All the great players are linked to PSG. This is something that must be valued. We are always in the position to speak with the great players, who would like to come. But we have no negotiation in progress against a new player. “