Cristiano Ronaldo set to leave Juventus for Real Madrid for financial reasons

Cristiano Ronaldo set to leave Juventus for Real Madrid for financial reasons

- Cristiano Ronaldo has been reportedly linked with a move back to Real Madrid

- It is understood that Juventus could let go of the Portuguese due to their financial situation

- CR spent nine seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu and scored a remarkable 451 goals

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Cristiano Ronaldo could be making a sensational return to Real Madrid after unceremoniously leaving Los Blancos in the summer of 2018, reports claim.

The 35-year-old has been linked with a move away from Juventus and it is understood that the Allianz outfit are willing to let go of their most-prized possession next summer.

Reports now claim that the Portuguese icon is mending his relationship with his former employers ahead of a potential move.

Cristiano Ronaldo set to leave Juventus for Real Madrid for financial reasons
Cristiano Ronaldo set to leave Juventus for Real Madrid for financial reasons. Photo by Shaun Botterill
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Madrid based news media outlet Marca claims the former Manchester United forward is trying to find his way back to the Spanish giants.

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CR7's relationship with Real Madrid is gradually getting back to normal as the Portuguese was spotted at the Santiago Bernabeu back in March for an El Clasico clash.

Ronaldo scored a remarkable 451 goals during his nine-year spell at the Spanish capital and won two league titles, two league cups and four Champions League titles.

Juventus will be looking to balance their books after being financially hit by the pandemic and could sacrifice Ronaldo in the summer.

It is understood that the Italian champions would want to set Ronaldo free who earns a staggering £28 million annually.

Paris Saint-Germain and Man United are other clubs also interested in signing the five-time Ballon d'Or winner if he leaves Italy next summer.

PSG's Sporting Director Leonard said anything is could happen in football when asked about the possibility of signing Ronaldo:

"Today in football, we do not know what will happen.

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"Maybe tomorrow Cristiano Ronaldo wakes up and says I want to go play elsewhere.
"Who can buy him? It's a closed circle. PSG enters this circle. Usually, it is about opportunities, situations.
"The transfer window, we have to prepare for it and that's what we do. We have our priorities, our lists, but something unforeseen can happen."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo is now officially the fourth highest goal scorer in the history of football after netting a brace in Juventus 2-0 win against Cagliari, Caughtoffside reports.

The 35-year-old opened the scoring for Juventus in the 38th minute after taking a touch to set himself on his right foot and rifled a powerful shot inside the far post.

Four minutes later, it was 2-0 courtesy the same man Ronaldo as he bagged his second goal of the night.

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