FOUR CLUBS THAT HAVE REJECTED MAN UTD WANTAWAY STAR CRISTIANO RONALDO
After Borussia Dortmund gave a resounding 'no' when asked whether Cristiano Ronaldo would be joining the side, we've taken a look at the other sides to announce they have no interest Cristiano Ronaldo is looking for an exit - but at present, he's struggling to find a way out of Manchester United. The Portugal international is reportedly vying for a way out of Old Trafford but so far he's come up short. There have been plenty of major clubs linked - the veteran attacker is after Champions League football by most accounts. As such, we thought we would take a look at some of those teams and dig into just what happened.
Chelsea could have offered Ronaldo Champions League football, but it appears Thomas Tuchel has decided to opt for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang instead of the star. It is thought Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes had met with the club’s owner Todd Boehly over the summer and one of the elements discussed was a move for Ronaldo to the west London club.
Paris Saint-Germain may have seemed a likely choice for Ronaldo given they can afford his wages and provide Champions League football. But in the end, with the pragmatic new director of football Luis Campos at the helm, the move was never going to happen. The executive is much more in tune with the younger generation, making shrewd buys like Hugo Ekitike.
Hans-Joachim Watzke has shot down claims of a Cristiano Ronaldo move. The side's chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke insisted he is not in talks to sign Ronaldo, saying he loves the Portuguese as a player, it's certainly a charming idea. To see Cristiano Ronaldo play at Signal Iduna Park. But there is no contact at all between the parties involved.
Bayern Munich chief Oliver Kahn played down reports linking Bayern Munich with a move for Ronaldo. When the side officially unveiled Matthijs de Ligt, the former goalkeeper was asked about other areas of the side he may wish to strengthen.