Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes has dominated out the opportunity of the Portuguese celebrity making a return to Sporting CP this summer time.
The Juventus ahead’s future has been the supply of fixed hypothesis over latest months, regardless of notching his a centesimal purpose in simply his 131st outing for the membership of their latest win over Sassuolo.
The Outdated Girl’s squad is in determined want of reinforcements on the finish of the season, although their present monetary plight means a summer time overhaul seems to be extremely unlikely.
One of many causes the membership is being pressured to tighten the purse strings is Ronaldo’s eye-watering wages – €31m per 12 months after tax – resulting in rumours they could possibly be trying to half methods with the 36-year-old.
Stated hypothesis was additional intensified lately when Ronaldo’s mum advised Sporting CP followers she would guarantee he returned to his former club this summer time, although super-agent Mendes has instantly quashed the suggestion, regardless of admitting the Juve man was delighted they’d managed to safe the Portuguese title this season.
“Cristiano is pleased with the title gained by Sporting, in reality, as he has publicly demonstrated,” he advised Portuguese media outlet Record. “However in the mean time his profession plans don’t undergo Portugal”.
Regardless of ruling out the opportunity of a return to Portugal, Mendes stopped in need of insisting his shopper wouldn’t be leaving Juventus in any respect this summer time.
A complete host of groups have been talked about on the subject of the place Ronaldo might transfer to if he does depart the Allianz Stadium, with one other former membership within the form of Manchester United frequently touted as a possible vacation spot.
Nonetheless, the Juve hierarchy have remained publicly steadfast of their need to keep up the companies of the Portugal captain, although it stays to be seen whether or not there’s work happening behind the scenes to maneuver him on.