Press reports revealed that Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo is considering moving away from Manchester United, during the summer transfer period; Because he is not sure of his role in the club during the coming period under the leadership of new coach Eric Ten Hag.
The Portugal international scored 24 goals and provided three assists in 38 games for the Red Devils during the 2021-22 season, including 18 goals in the Premier League.
Ronaldo still has 12 months left on his contract at Old Trafford, with another general option, but there has been speculation about his future in recent months.
The Italian newspaper, La Repubblica, reported that Ronaldo is considering leaving Old Trafford before the end of the summer window, and the report claims the Portuguese do not feel involved in the Ten Hag project at Old Trafford, where the Dutchman’s teams are built on pressure from the front.
The report also indicated that the absence of Man United in the Champions League in the 2022-23 season is a big problem for Ronaldo, who is desperately seeking to lift the cup at least once before the end of his career.
The agent of striker Jorge Mendes is said to be already looking for a potential new club, and Roma are said to be “dreaming” of bringing them back to Italy this summer.
The report also claims that Sporting Lisbon, where Ronaldo began his professional career, would also be a candidate to sign him if he indicated his desire to leave Old Trafford.
The striker played 31 games with Sporting before joining Manchester United in 2003, then went on to represent Real Madrid and Juventus before returning to the Red Devils last summer.