Chelsea are looking for a ‘9’ to cover the imminent departure of Romelu Lukaku, who, in the absence of an official announcement, will return on loan to Inter just a season after arriving at Stamford Bridge. First, the London club’s interest spread to Robert Lewandowski, who was prioritizing going to Barça, and now he is linked with another popular striker.
According to The Athletic, Chelsea have been offered the possibility to take on Cristiano Ronaldo, who did not see his expectations met a year after returning to Manchester United.
Although in public, at the age of 37, he has shown himself that he is ready to continue in the squad led by Erik ten Hag next season and, ultimately, to fulfill his contract until June 30, 2023, the truth that Manchester United are not classified to play. the next Champions League could lead Cristiano to consider changing the landscape.
Chelsea, no signings
Chelsea, after its change of ownership, have yet to make any signings for next season and Todd Boehly, its new owner after buying the club from Roman Abramovich, is ready to cheer on fans. by investing in reinforcements for his participation in the next Champions League after finishing third in the Premier League.
To this end, always according to The Athletic, Boehly met last week with representative Jorge Mendes in Portugal and, among the names discussed, was Cristiano Ronaldo, a client of the Portuguese agent.
Christian or Sterling?
Mendes offered Cristiano Ronaldo to Boehly and now it remains to be seen whether Chelsea, according to his coach Thomas Tuchel, will consider signing the Portuguese star or whether Raheem Stering, a Manchester City winger, will continue would be his big goal.
This is not the first time Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with another club, but in this case, Bayern Munich itself, through the mouth of its sports director Hasan Salihamidzic, has denied any interest.
Source: La Verdad
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