You could have had me! Louis van Gaal sensationally rejected Cristiano Ronaldo last summer…
Spanish sports journalist Alfredo Duro has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo could have returned to Manchester United last summer, but Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal rejected his proposed move from Real Madrid.
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According to Duro, Ronaldo’s representative Jorge Mendes met United’s chief scout Martin Ferguson earlier this year, but the Dutchman wasn’t keen on the idea.
The news will come as quite a surprise to United fans, who have longed for the three-time World Player of the Year to return to Old Trafford since his world record £80m La Liga switch back in 2009.
See Duro’s comments in full in the video below: