Last week, the Portuguese newspaper A Bola said that Real Madrid were going to receive a huge offer for Cristiano Ronaldo. It was the bomb of the summer, as they said. No one believed that the Portuguese star could leave Spain after winning back to back titles of the Champions League and secure another Golden Ball. Cristiano Ronaldo looks settled and happy in the Spanish capital. But everything can change in only few days.
According to the same newspaper A Bola, Cristiano Ronaldo has told Florentino Pérez that he wants to leave the club. The reason is the problems with the Tax Authorities in Spain, who are claiming €14.7M in taxes. The Real Madrid star is chased by the Spanish prosecutor and he thinks that the club is not supporting him.
However, Real Madrid published a statement where they backed the forward. Cristiano Ronaldo said that he has a “clear conscience” after the news. At the moment, he is in Russia focused on the Confederations Cup with his national team but, according to these sources, the forward has already spoken with the president to let him know his decision.
Real Madrid bosses want to calm Cristiano Ronaldo down. They think he’s just acting on the fly but he wouldn’t leave the club. Just some days before, this very same newspaper said that Los Blancos will receive an offer for Cristiano Ronaldo for €180M. What would Real Madrid do in this case? Cristiano Ronaldo is already 32 years old and, perhaps, his best days have passed.
Manchester United or PSG are the two clubs that might be able to pay such a high transfer fee. Manchester United fans love Cristiano Ronaldo as they’ve shown every time the Portuguese player had come back to Old Trafford. Besides, the PSG owner, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has a very good relationship with the Portuguese star and he might be able to convince him to join his project and help the French team to win the Champions League.