- Cristiano Ronaldo is being linked with a move away from Italian club Juventus
- Reports have it that the Old Lady are interested in a possible swap with PSG’s Neymar
- Ronaldo’s contract with the Serie A outfit will lapse during the summer of 2022
A blockbuster transfer deal could occur between Italian club Juventus and French Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint Germain as a swap of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar could be realised.
Italian outlet TuttoMercatoWeb via Spanish medium AS are claiming that the Serie A giants are desperate in letting Ronaldo’s salary off their wage bill.
The Portuguese star’s contract will lapse in the summer of 2022, but the Old Lady are ready to let him go as soon as January 2021.
And Neymar’s future has always made the headlines as the Brazilian has been severally linked away for the Paris club.
Consequently, a blockbuster swap deal could involve both players as PSG have also indicated willingness to snap up the former Real Madrid man.
Speaking via Facebook, PSG sporting director Leonardo stated:
“It could be that one day Cristiano gets out of bed in the morning and decides he would like to join another team.
“How many clubs can a player like him play for, four or five? It’s a closed circle, PSG are in this circle and people are always talking about us… But there have to be certain opportunities, circumstances, and moments in time.
“It’s normal that this possibility is talked about although due to the craziness of the market, he is not within reach at the moment.”
Also, Manchester United have been linked with a move for Ronaldo who spent six seasons at the Old Trafford club in 2009 before joining Spanish outfit Real Madrid.
Recall that Ronaldo played alongside current United manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer at the Premier League side and the tactician has expressed willingness to have him return.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that PSG boss Thomas Tuchel was full of praises for midfielder Ander Herrera following the player’s show of class in their 3-0 win over Rennes in the Ligue 1.
The manager applauded the former Manchester United sensation as he claimed the Herrera ‘was dead before the match' and 'died in the dressing room' as his side secured an eighth successive win in the French top-flight.
The Spaniard parted ways with Manchester United at the end of last season at the expiration of his contract at Old Trafford and has settled well with the French club.
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