“He is trying to trick Real Madrid just like he did with Manchester United last season” – Twitter reacts as Cristiano Ronaldo is linked with a shock move to Atletico Madrid


“He is trying to trick Real Madrid just like he did with Manchester United last season” – Twitter reacts as Cristiano Ronaldo is linked with a shock move to Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo is rumoured to be on his way to Atletico Madrid. According to the Spanish newspaper Diario AS, Diego Simeone is a big fan of the player and wants to bring him to Atletico Madrid. The 52-year-old regards Ronaldo as a “number one” or “serial winner” and would love to have him on his team.

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Last season, the La Liga giants struggled to score goals, dropping them down the league table. Adding Ronaldo to their attack would increase their goal output and increase their chances of winning La Liga. However, due to Atletico’s financial situation, the report states that they would need to raise around €40 million through sales to facilitate such a large signing.

Ronaldo’s earlier allegiance with Real Madrid and the fact that he is Los Blancos’ all-time leading top score has angered their fanbase which they were quick to show on Twitter. Here are some of the reactions of netizens tweeting on Cristiano Ronaldo’s rumoured move to Los Colchoneros:

Ronaldo has made it clear that he wants to leave Manchester United, especially with super-agent Jorge Mendes constantly speaking to clubs.

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Chelsea were on the verge of making a bid before Thomas Tuchel decided against signing the 37-year-old. Bayern Munich manager Julen Nagelsmann recently denied any interest in Ronaldo. With the Portuguese eager to play Champions League football, a move to Atletico Madrid could be ideal.

Ronaldo and Simeone have similar personalities in that they both have a track record of success. Given their history, this move could make sense, as strange as it may sound. Manchester United’s stance on keeping Ronaldo has remained firm, with Ten Hag publicly stating that he is in his plans for next season.

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Odds predict Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Manchester United amidst Atletico Madrid rumours

Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his intentions to leave Manchester United 3 weeks back, days after he was expected to show up for pre-season training at the Carrington. However, while his agent, Jorge Mendes has been working to find him a new club, the pursuits have borne no fruit for the Portuguese yet.

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With Ronaldo failing to find a new club, the bookies in London have increased the odds of him staying at manchester United. The odds now stand at 10/11 for Ronaldo to stay with the Red Devils.

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