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After the club agreed to buy the Portuguese striker from Juventus, Italy, Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the most famous football players in the world, will rejoin Manchester United.
According to people familiar with the matter, Ronaldo will spend 15 million euros, and there may be a surcharge of 8 million euros. Manchester United said he will finalize personal terms with the club on Friday.
Transaction highlights Ronaldo’s enduring charm -Whether on or off the court-despite his advanced age. Manchester United’s New York-listed shares rose 7% on Friday, and the club’s valuation is more than $3 billion in market capitalization.
The 36-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo was the top scorer in Serie A last season. Since he left Manchester United for Real Madrid, Spain, he will now seek to test himself again in England.
His upcoming return to the Premier League marks the latest turning point in this eye-catching football transfer summer. Earlier this month, Ronaldo’s great opponent Lionel Messi in the process of becoming the world’s greatest football player left Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain supported by Qatar.The Argentine has been in the Spanish club since he was 13 but was forced to transfer Due to its deteriorating financial situation.
Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or five times, which is the highest personal honor in a men’s competition, second only to Messi.
Although at the end of their careers, these two players are still considered to be one of the greatest players in the world, and they have the ability to influence the game at the highest level. Both are still very attractive to business partners such as sponsors and broadcasters.
Players like Ronaldo can earn hundreds of thousands of pounds a week. Although the pandemic caused the team to lose 150 million pounds in revenue, Manchester United still signed him, which forced the team to play closed doors for the entire season last season.
Although Manchester United’s finances have been affected by the pandemic, the club has Avoid asking shareholders to provide more funds. It also continues to pay dividends.
However, Juventus approved a 400 million euro equity financing on Wednesday, which is expected to be completed by the end of this year to strengthen its balance sheet.
Assuming that the transfer continues, but must agree on personal terms, medical examinations and visas, this will mark the reunion of the team that has become famous with Ronaldo and won the UEFA Champions League and three league titles.
Ronaldo played 292 games for Manchester United in the 2003-09 season and scored 118 goals. He joined the Portuguese Sporting Lisbon team at the age of 18. He went on to win the Champions League four times in Madrid.
Ronaldo’s signing was a coup for Manchester United and the Glazer family, who bought the club in 2005 for a leveraged buyout of £790 million. Their team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Earlier this year, he led them to victory in the Super Bowl.
Ronaldo’s trade can also help Glazer Quell the anger of Manchester United fansSince the legendary manager Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, they have been protesting the boss’s failure to win the Premier League title due to the cost of debt repayment and the team’s failure to win the Premier League.
The Glazer family initially supported Leaving the UEFA Super League, It failed under pressure from fans and politicians within a few days of its unveiling in April this year.
Despite scoring 101 goals for Juventus in 134 games, Ronaldo’s departure came after the Italian team failed to win 10 consecutive Serie A titles.
12 years after Ronaldo left England, Manchester United said: “Everyone at the club is looking forward to welcoming Cristiano back to Manchester.”