Today, Monday, Spanish press reports revealed a high-caliber surprise about the possibility of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, the Manchester United player, wearing the Barcelona shirt next season.
And the Spanish newspaper “AS” reported that Ronaldo’s name is on the negotiating table to join Barcelona during the current summer transfer period.
The newspaper added that Jorge Mendes, Ronaldo’s agent, met Juan Laporta, president of FC Barcelona; To discuss the possibility of the Portuguese star joining the ranks of Barca, starting from next season, in addition to some other matters.
The future of the Portuguese international has become in doubt, after reports emerged indicating that he asked his club’s management to accept his departure from the team, as he wants to participate in the Champions League.
Manchester United had finished the 2021-2022 season in sixth place in the English Premier League table, to participate in the European League competitions.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo missed the first training session of the Manchester United team at “Carrington”, today, Monday, to start preparations for the new season 2022-2023.
Ronaldo scored 24 goals and provided three assists in 37 club-level matches last season, including 18 goals in 30 Premier League games.