Before returning to Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo was reportedly offered to another club. Atletico Madrid was the club, who then turned it down!
Ronaldo left Juventus this summer. The Portuguese striker finally returned to Manchester United, with a tag of 15 million Euros.
Investigate a calibaration, there are other clubs that almost accommodate Ronaldo. That club is Atletico Madrid.
According to a report by Carrusel Deportivo, which was reported by SPORTAtlético had a chance to recruit Ronaldo. However, the reigning LaLiga champions turned it down.
The story is that Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, was in contact with Atletico Madrid. However, the Spanish capital club refused because CR7 was a former player from rival club, Real Madrid.
Ronaldo had defended Madrid from 2009 to 2018, and was able to present four Champions League titles, two LaLiga trophies, and scored 450 goals for Los Blancos.
When Atlético was given deadline before 15 August, Atlético then rejected him. Los Colchoneros avoided the risk of being protested by their supporters for recruiting former players from rival clubs.
Atlético turned their prey to Atletico Madrid. And the transfer happened, after Atletico could release Saul Niguez to Chelsea on loan.
In the end, Ronaldo returned to Manchester United. Returning to the club he played for from 2003 to 2009, the 36-year-old striker is still showing his sharpness, having scored four goals in his first three matches.
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