Raul Jimenez: Ronaldo reportedly wants Man United target to join Juventus

Raul Jimenez: Ronaldo reportedly wants Man United target to join Juventus

- Raul Jimenez who plays for Wolves is wanted by Manchester United

- Cristiano Ronaldo wants Juventus to sign the Mexican this summer

- Jimenez was impressive last season for Wolves netting 27 goals in all competitions

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Manchester United quest of signing Wolves striker Raul Jimenez this summer may be hitting the rock as Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly wants the player to join him at Juventus.

The 29-year-old Mexican was one of the best strikers last season in the Premier League scoring 27 goals for Wolves in all competitions.

And after qualifying for the Champions League for next season, Manchester United gaffer Ole Solskjaer wants to bolster his squad so as to compete well in all competitions.

United chiefs are even said to be ready to submit their offer to Wolves this month for the possibility of luring the player to to Old Trafford.

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But according to the report by Gazzetta dello Sport, Cristiano Ronaldo has told the Old Lady chiefs to prioritize the signing of Raul this summer.

The Old Lady are on a mission to sign a new strike partner for the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.

Juventus will want to do everything possible for them to keep Cristiano Ronaldo at Turin after their Champions League elimination.

Manager Maurizio Sarri was the first person to be affected with Juventus crashing out of the Champions League and has been replaced with Pirlo.

Raul Jimenez joined Wolves last year March from Benfica where he failed to get regular active playing time.

Raul Jimenez: Ronaldo reportedly wants Man United target to join Juventus

Raul Jimenez: Ronaldo reportedly wants Man United target to join Juventus (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo received great encomium from football great Pele who was impressed with his incredible performances which has helped Juventus win the Serie A title for this season.

The Portugal international who joined Juventus last two seasons from Real Madrid has now won two Italian League titles with the Old Lady.

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With two games to end the season in Italy, Juventus are champions regardless the outcome of their final two games of the term.

Ronaldo who has been superb since football returned to Europe has also scored 31 goals for the Old Lady this term and should end up winning the golden boot.

According to the report on UK Sun, Brazilian legend Pele described Ronaldo as the best modern day athlete stressing that he is proud of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.

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