Man United Linked With £60m Plus Player Swap Deal for Real Madrid Star Cristiano Ronaldo

Old Trafford side linked with huge offer for Bernabeu star.

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CRISTIANO RONALDO will NOT cost Manchester United £122million if he quits Madrid.

If Ronaldo genuinely wants to leave, then Real’s asking price will tumble and players will come into the negotiations.

The fee would be around £60m with David de Gea and possibly Nani joining Real.

SunSport broke the bombshell news that Ronaldo has confided in his former Manchester United team-mates that he would love to return home to Old Trafford.


WOW. Well this seems more than a tad unlikely but perhaps if Cristiano Ronaldo felt he wanted to leave Real Madrid any time soon then this could well be a deal that would appeal to Jose Mourinho.

The Bernabeu boss has been linked with interest in Man United keeper David de Gea, who could be seen as a natural successor to Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas, with the custodian being recently dropped by Mourinho after the pair reportedly fell out.

Nani could be seen as a logical replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo if indeed he did seek to return to Old Trafford, indeed the Man United winger was initially seen as the player to step in from under the Real Madrid attacker’s shadow once he completed his £80m move to the La Liga giants.

Talk of a possible Real Madrid exit for the 27 year old have been brewing for a few weeks now and are said to have stemmed from a delay in agreeing a new deal for the Portuguese goal machine, who after netting 169 goals in 170 matches would perhaps have expected such talks to be a priority.

A change in Spanish tax laws means that Ronaldo will be paying contributions of 52% rather than the current 25% arrangements and as such the forward will be looking to Real Madrid’s next offer to take this difference into account and therefore is expecting a sizable pay rise.

It would be perhaps the coup of the decade if Man United could lure Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford and perhaps it’s not a deal that is totally unthinkable, especially as the marksman still holds Sir Alex Ferguson in high regard, but such a move would surely not be one Real Madrid would be considering.

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