Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with Chelsea, Arsenal and Newcastle if he is to leave Manchester United in the January transfer window.
However, a report has made it clear that the Portugal legend’s most likely destination will be elsewhere after clarification of each suitor’s position, with Ronaldo looking to be on his way out of Manchester United in 2023 after split opinion in his second spell in the tournament. club.
After recently refusing to play as a substitute against Tottenham Hotspur, Ronaldo was left out of the squad for the match against Chelsea. It ended in a 1-1 draw without him.
In the aftermath, the former Manchester United player Gary Neville advised the club to create a ‘truce’ to exit So that the 37-year-old can continue his career elsewhere.
Coincidentally, Chelsea was proposed as one of Ronaldo’s suitors. They were already contenders for him in the summer, although Thomas Tuchel wasn’t keen on that. They can now revive their interest amid all the changes taking place at the club.
But that will not be the case, according to the sun. In fact, the report claims that Chelsea have given up their interest in the former Real Madrid star.
However, his fellow Premier League teammates Arsenal and Newcastle have been making their own assessments of Ronaldo.
However, it now appears likely that he will leave the Premier League completely behind.
The source of the sun said: “Chelsea were interested in Ronaldo during the summer, but he is no longer on their radar.
Arsenal and Newcastle know the quality he will provide in helping them realize their ambitions. But both clubs are concerned about the broader impact of his arrival on clubs.
The most likely destination right now is Italy. Napoli were interested in Ronaldo during the summer and he is still keen.
“Adding him to their squad is a move that they believe will help in their goal of staying at the top of Serie A and progressing through the Champions League.
“But it will come down to whether the club can meet the eye-watering wage requirements.”
Napoli will have to push the boat out in order to transfer Cristiano Ronaldo
The report states that Ronaldo earns 360,000 pounds per week in Manchester Unitedeven after cutting wages over the summer after they missed out on qualifying for the Champions League.
Meanwhile, Napoli do not have any players who earn more than £100,000 a week. However, they have come up with the right formula in recent months and are currently top of the Serie A standings.
Adding Ronaldo to the mix could have one of two effects. Positively, it can give them an extra boost of quality to pay off an unlikely royalty fee.
Although, it may disrupt the harmony in their team. Some would argue that this is what happened to Manchester United. In fact, the Red Devils may now be better off moving on than Ronaldo.
It was surprisingly difficult to arouse interest in a player of his origin. But Napoli may be a club to take it more seriously, because perhaps it deserves.
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