- Cristiano Ronaldo could return to Real Madrid anytime soon
- Jose Fonte, Ronaldo’s teammate in Portugal national team, claims the player is in love with Madrid
- CR7’s contract with Juventus runs until the summer of 2022
Jose Fonte, Cristiano Ronaldo teammate in Portugal national team, has stated that the former Real Madrid striker is always open for a return to the La Liga club, Mirror reports.
Ronaldo completed a £100million move to Juventus in the summer of 2018 having spent nine years at the Santiago Bernabeu side winning quite a number of trophies.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner is said to be in love with his former club despite starting to settle at his new club Juventus.
After he had dominated the Premier League with Manchester United, Ronaldo moved to the Spanish capital and painted the whole of Europe with goals.
And now, Fonte says he would not be surprised if the 35-year-old returns to the La Liga outfit, saying Real Madrid is one of the biggest clubs in the world.
“I know he loves Madrid, that's for sure," Fonte told talkSPORT.
“It's clear that he loves the club itself, it's one of the biggest clubs in the world, if not the biggest.
“He's left many, many friends there and he's always left the door open.
“So I wouldn't be surprised if he goes back to Real Madrid.”
Ronaldo’s current contract at Juve runs until the summer of 2022 and he will be 37 years of age by that time, but reports say he could leave earlier than that with the Serie A club allowing him to go for £50million.
The continued spread of the novel coronavirus has rendered Juve cash-strapped and reports say the club management are planning to sell their biggest star.
Ronaldo is the highest paid player in Serie A, with his contract earning him £27.5m-a-season, but the Portuguese himself has accepted a wage cut and will lose out on around £10m in the coming months.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Lionel Messi will sign a new contract despite interest from Inter Milan, Barcelona authoritatively claim, The Sun , Marca reports.
Messi will be out of contract at the Camp Nou in 2021 and the Argentine and the club top brass have been at loggerheads in recent weeks.
The most recent was the rumour going the rounds that Messi and his teammates will not take a pay-cut during the global pandemic which did not go down well with the captain.
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