Atletico Madrid have denied that the membership are serious about Cristiano Ronaldo and have described switch hypothesis as ‘rumours’.
Atletico are the newest membership to have been linked with a transfer for Ronaldo, who needs to depart Manchester United this summer time with a purpose to compete within the Champions League.
The 37-year-old returned to United from Juventus final summer time and scored 24 targets in all competitions final season, however was unable to assist the Crimson Devils to a prime 4 end.
Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has provided the ahead’s providers to quite a few golf equipment with out success and Atletico are the newest facet to rule themselves out. The membership’s president, Enrique Cerezo, has denied Atletico’s curiosity and has referred to as a transfer for the Portugal captain ‘virtually inconceivable’.
“I don’t know who invented that story,” Cerazo informed AS.
“Rumours are rumours they usually should keep the place they’re, as a result of in the event that they proceed to extend, it would appear that they’re actual, and they aren’t.
“It’s virtually inconceivable for him to come back to Atletico de Madrid.
“We now have an unbelievable crew, we don’t want anything. We now have a big crew and an important coach to face a beautiful season.”
Bayern Munich had been additionally linked with a transfer for Ronaldo, following the exit of Robert Lewandowski to Barcelona.
The Bavarian’s chief govt, Oliver Kahn, admitted that the membership mentioned a possible transfer for Ronaldo earlier than deciding that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner ‘wouldn’t match’ into the membership’s philosophy.
Bayern director Kahn tells Bild: “We mentioned about Cristiano Ronaldo internally – I contemplate him one in all best footballers ever” 🚨 #FCBayern
“Then we got here to conclusion that, regardless of appreciation for Cristiano, he wouldn’t match into our philosophy within the present scenario”. pic.twitter.com/JuBTUdUnsS
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 26, 2022
Chelsea had been additionally linked earlier than deciding towards a transfer, whereas Napoli have been credited with an curiosity in bringing Ronaldo again to Serie A.
The ahead is known to be holding talks with United this week to debate his future, having not joined the remainder of Erik ten Hag’s squad for his or her pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia.
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