Rio Ferdinand reduced the price of his manor by £ 2.5 million to unload the seven-bed property.
Manchester United legend shared his home in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, with his late wife, Rebecca, who died of breast cancer three years ago at the age of 34.
Together, they raised their three children in the mansion.
Ferdinand has started a new relationship with former TOWIE star Kate Wright, and would like to get permanent residency in London with the social media star and her three children.
Last month, the former central English defender had suggested to Wright to spend his holidays in Dubai.
The 40-year-old property for sale was 4 million pounds. He had already been forced to reduce the price to 3 million pounds after struggling to sell his house.
But in order to get things done, he has now reduced the price of the mansion market to £ 2m. This means that Ferdinand has reduced the price by £ 2.5 million.
Ferdinand bought the property in 2003, a year after signing for Manchester United for around £ 30 million.
While he was there, Ferdinand accumulated 455 appearances, winning six Premier League titles and one Champions League.
Today, he works mainly for BT Sport. The broadcaster's studios are also based in London.
The Ferdinand Manor has seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and one hectare of lawn. It has a bar, a huge kitchen with a bar and two garages.
It also has a swimming pool, jacuzzi and state-of-the-art gym that overlooks the Cheshire countryside.
A source told the Sun: "This house has many happy memories, but Rio's life is in London and he's trying to move on.
"He's recently engaged to Kate with the blessing of his children and it's not necessary that they keep this place 200 kilometers away."