Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from the Red Devils throughout this summer’s transfer window. While his next move is still unclear to everyone, the goal machine’s future might be clearer thanks to a clue left by one of his children.
Following United’s poor season, the striker and his representatives informed the club of his intention to leave. However, with his future up for debate, Ronaldo could be on his way back to Real Madrid since his son Mateo was spotted in a Los Blancos shirt by fans.
Ronaldo was Manchester United’s top scorer last season despite his poor campaign. The Portuguese superstar found the back of the net 24 times and proved he was still a deadly striker, despite his age.
However, a return to Madrid might not be likely. With the emergence of Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior in goalscoring form, Los Blancos might not want to come back for the striker. For now, Ronaldo’s future at Manchester United will remain up in the air.
Where should Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo go next?
With the exception of the World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo has won every trophy he was eligible for. However, it looks like stepping into a club capable of winning trophies might be a bit problematic for the 37-year-old.
A return to Real Madrid will be rather unlikely as Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema get the goals needed to lift the trophies. The fiscal cost of signing the legendary striker may also seem like an unnecessary expense for Los Blancos.
Manchester City, who showed interest in the Portuguese star last summer, already have a young Erling Haaland on their books. Although they have sold players like Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus, Ronaldo’s position in the center of attack will certainly be under threat from Haaland.
Liverpool already have Darwin Nunez, Barcelona have Robert Lewandowski and Atletico Madrid can’t afford Ronaldo’s salary. Bayern Munich, now short of a star goalscorer, have openly stated that a transfer for Ronaldo is not in their plans for the summer.
CR7 may have to stay at Manchester United, where he is still under contract for another year. That could mean playing in the Europa League, but it would certainly be better than his constant struggles to find a place at a big club.
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