Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move to leave Manchester United in the summer, but the striker will not join former United star David Beckham at Inter Miami
The future of Cristiano Ronaldo is once again in question.
Manchester United Star Ronaldo is said to be leaving Old Trafford just a year after returning to the club. Back to childhood club Sporting CP has been floated, while there have also been reports of interest from elsewhere in Europe, Notably Bayern Munich and Rome in Italy.
United is, Mirror Football revealed, angry at Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes meet new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly on the possibility of a move to Stamford Bridge. Club leaders have made it clear that Ronaldo is not going anywhere in the near future. A senior source said: “Cristiano is not for sale. We want – and absolutely look forward to – him to be with us next season. ”
And follow Daily StarFormer United No 7 David Beckham has considered attracting Ronaldo to his MLS team, Inter Miami. Alas, the former England captain won’t get his wish, with an MLS no-starter – at least for the time being.
For now, Ronaldo will not be joining Beckham in Florida. Simply put, he’s not ready to move Stateside right now. But the former England international is almost certainly not giving up on a future switch, despite having previously said he hopes Ronaldo will stay at his current club.
“Clearly Cristiano is one of the best players of the last 15 years, along with Leo [Messi]”Beckham told Sky Sports in May.” To see him continue, hopefully at United, is important for the fans.
“It’s important to him – we all know how much Man United means to him. He’s still doing what he does best, scoring goals. That’s what Cristiano does. To do what he’s been doing at his age is really amazing, so hopefully it will continue for another year or two.”
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Ronaldo will meet new Man Utd manager Erik ten Hag as the Dutchman prepares his squad for the upcoming season. United ranked sixth in Premier League Last term, 13 points outside the top 4 and 35 points behind the champion City of Manchesterwith the former permanent manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and interim replacement Ralf Rangnick was unable to bring out the full potential of a highly assembled roster.
Several first-team players are leaving this summer, with the likes of Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata all out of contract. Ten Hag will also be adding new faces to his squad, with Frenkie de Jong among the coach’s targets, but he will also need to define the roles of the likes of Ronaldo.
Inter Miami, meanwhile, sit outside Major League Soccer’s playoff spots as they look to improve under coach Phil Neville. Before Everton The man was a teammate of both Beckham and Ronaldo at Man Utd during his playing career, and has led the MLS team since the start of 2021.
They have a number of former Premier League players in their ranks, including former England defender Kieran Gibbs and striker Gonzalo Higuain, each Chelsea. However, it looks like Ronaldo won’t put his name on that list.