Cristiano Ronaldo transfer to Chelsea being discussed – David Ornstein – Man United News And Transfer News

Tier 1 journalist David Ornstein has dropped a switch bombshell tonight by revealing that Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, has had discussions with Chelsea over a switch away from Manchester United.

Ornstein tweeted this night “EXCL: Todd Boehly met Jorge Mendes in Portugal final week.

“Thought of Cristiano Ronaldo to Chelsea amongst topics mentioned.

“Unclear if #CFC will pursue. Man Utd count on him to remain. 37yo loves #MUFC however has considerations.”

It could possibly be a proposal too good to refuse for the Blues, who’re about to lose the providers of centre ahead Romelu Lukaku as he has agreed to return to Inter Milan (reported to be agreed, however not but confirmed).

Chelsea wouldn’t solely be buying the providers of one of many best gamers within the historical past of the sport, however they’d be getting one over on one in every of their predominant rivals; some would say, even kicking United when they’re down.

The story would appear far fetched if it hadn’t come from arguably Britain’s most dependable soccer journalist.

If Ronaldo leaves United this summer season, he would be the eighth departure with no single incoming switch having occurred.

It might additionally depart United with none recognised centre forwards within the squad, aside from transformed wingers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial, each of whom had horrible seasons final trip.

Mason Greenwood continues to be suspended by the membership as Better Manchester Police pursue legal expenses towards him.

Edinson Cavani leaves the membership on Thursday as his contract expires.

Experiences had been circulating that Ronaldo was sad with developments at United, and specifically, the Pink Devils’ inactivity within the switch market. This has been confirmed by Ornstein (in The Athletic).

“Though his affection for the membership is undoubted, the previous Actual Madrid and Juventus ahead is believed to harbour considerations about United’s lack of switch exercise to date this summer season,” the journalist mentioned.

Bayern Munich moved yesterday to distance themselves from studies suggesting they have been additionally in discussions a couple of attainable transfer for the Portuguese, however Ornstein additionally confirmed they’d been sounded out.

“It’s unclear at this stage whether or not Chelsea will need to pursue the chance — which can be believed to have been spoken about with serial German champions Bayern Munich — and as issues stand, United intend to maintain him at Outdated Trafford,” he mentioned.

These are extraordinarily regarding occasions for Manchester United followers.