Press reports indicated that Manchester City, the English football club, made an offer to include Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, the striker of the Italian team Juventus, during this summer.
Famous Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, who works for Sky Sport Italia, revealed the details of Manchester City’s offer to join Ronaldo this summer.
Romano, who specializes in the European transfer market, explained that Manchester City made an offer to Ronaldo that includes a two-year contract, with an annual salary ranging between 14 and 15 million euros.
According to Romano, City refuses to pay any money for Ronaldo, as he wants to get him for free, and does not want to include his Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus in the deal.
According to the British newspaper, “The Sun”, Ronaldo’s agent, Portuguese Jorge Mendes, arrived in the Italian city of “Turin”, to discuss the possibility of the departure of the Don, as he will try to work during the next week to complete Ronaldo’s move to City.
Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, joined Juventus in the summer of 2018 with a contract that extends for 4 seasons, and ends in the summer of 2022.
Manchester City, under the leadership of Spanish coach, Pep Guardiola, hopes to include a striker during the current summer Mercato, especially after negotiations failed to include Englishman Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur.
On Wednesday, Harry Kane officially announced his stay with Tottenham, after press reports spoke of the club’s management’s intention to raise his salary to 330,000 pounds per week instead of 230,000 pounds.
The current summer Mercato in England ends on Tuesday, August 31, which means that there are only 5 days available for Manchester City to complete the deal, which will certainly be great, knowing that Ronaldo previously played in the shirt of Manchester United’s arch-neighbor between 2003 and 2009, With the “Red Devils”, he achieved several personal and collective titles at the local and continental levels, most notably winning his first Golden Ball, the Champions League and the English Premier League.