Manchester United have placed no restrictions on the place Cristiano Ronaldo will play next however, he is able to be a part of a different Premier League team, Newcastle have already rejected any potential transfer for the striker, sources informed ESPN.
The expiration of Ronaldo’s contract with Old Trafford, which was set to run until June, was described as an “clean break” and the 37-year old can move to a new club right away without waiting until an opening in January for transfers.
There are reports suggesting that Newcastle which is controlled by a consortium backed by the sovereign wealth funds of Saudi Arabia, could be an option to the Portugal international. However, sources have informed ESPN that they do not have any intention of pursuing the club.
Sources have also informed ESPN they believe Ronaldo’s representatives also have hopes of rekindling the interest of Chelsea.
The agent Jorge Mendes met with Chelsea owner Todd Boehly in the summer However, a possible agreement was rejected by the then manager Thomas Tuchel (who has since been replaced by Graham Potter).
There is an expectation of a significant attention from Middle East after an unnamed club from Saudi Arabia offered a contract of around PS2m-a week in July.
Sources have informed ESPN they believe that Ronaldo has left Old Trafford without a pay-off following a time when United claimed that they were legitimate.
United which sought out comprehensive legal advice and believed that they had a convincing argument that the conversation with Piers Morgan was “gross infractions” according to his contract.
In the contract which are signed by every Premier League player, they are not allowed to conduct interviews that are not authorized by the clubs. They are also forbidden from “writing or saying any thing that will make the club look bad.”
In an interview with Morgan, Ronaldo said the club has made “zero advancement” after Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 and also criticized the manager, Erik Ten Hag, as well as the owners of the club, of the Glazer family.
United were also told that Ronaldo was keen to quit United in the same manner that they wanted him to leave They they were hesitant to accept any financial deal.
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