Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United in talks over possible transfer of Juventus striker

Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United in talks over possible transfer of Juventus striker

- Cristiano Ronaldo spent six seasons with the Old Trafford outfit Manchester United

- The Juventus striker has been heavily linked with a return to the Premier League club

- Reports say the Red Devils are already in talks with the Portuguese star

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Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly considering a return to join Manchester United as reports have it that the Premier League club is already in talks over the possible deal.

Reports from Italy have it that Juventus are going to do everything possible to get Ronaldo’s £540,000-a-week wages off their bill next season and United are looking to have him back.

The Portuguese star is paid £28 million yearly at the Turin club which shows he earns five times more than what Paulo Dybala gets as the second-highest earner.

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Ronaldo’s contract with the Serie A giants will run until the summer of 2022, but the Old Lady are looking to cash-in on his transfer to avoid him leaving on a free transfer.

According to FOX America journalist, Christian Martin, Ronaldo who left the Old Trafford club in 2009 to sign for Real Madrid is already considering a return.

Martin tweeted, as cited in SunSport:

"Our sources in Manchester and Porto confirm that Manchester United tempted Cristiano Ronaldo with a return to the club for next season.
"The Portuguese star is considering it.
"Juventus will negotiate a deal it if Ronaldo asks for it."

Recall that he spent six seasons at the Old Trafford outfit playing alongside Solskjaer, Paul Scholes and Roy Keane before leaving to join Spanish giants Real Madrid in 2009.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United in talks over possible transfer of Juventus striker

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly considering a return to Manchester United. Photo: Giuseppe Bellini
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And according to United manager Solskjaer, he is a fan of the Juventus striker. He said:

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“Don't forget I played with Cristiano and he's the best player in the world - so I wouldn't mind having him in my team too."

The United boss also stated that he is still in touch with the 35-year-old and recall that Solskjaer admitted in January that he sought the opinion of Cristiano before signing Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that Manchester United icon, Andy Cole believes hiring Mauricio Pochettino as a replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not put an end to their woes.

The Red Devils came from a goal down to beat Everton 3-1 at the Goodison Park in a crucial game that could have shown the direction of the Norwegian's future at Old Trafford.

Bernard grabbed the opener for the hosts but a brace from Bruno Fernandes and one from Edinson Cavani helped the visitors turn the game around.

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