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Jorge Mendes offered Cristiano Ronaldo to Barça

Published:31/08/2021 - 08:50h

Updated:31/08/2021 - 08:50h

Cristiano Ronaldo has done everything possible to leave Juventus and finally succeeded by coming to United. But before closing his transfer to the English box, Jorge Mendes, his agent, offered him to FC Barcelona

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Although opacado by Kylian Mbappé and his signing by the Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo also has been one of the big protagonists of the market these last weeks. The Portuguese decided to put end to his stage in the Juventus of Turín and forced his course of the picture bianconero. Finally, after several twists and rumours, does some days announced his return to the Manchester United, where will play until 2023.

But before closing his return to Old Trafford, Jorge Mendes was 'selling' to his customer by average Europe. Seemingly, the known representative called to several big of Europe, in addition to to the United, to try find him a new destination to CR7. One of these important clubs, as they aimed in 'Tot Coast', program of 'Catalonia Ràdio', went the FC Barcelona.

Seemingly, the agent of Ronaldo offered to the Barça the possibility to go to by the luso this summer to reinforce his needy leading. However, from the group barcelonista would have refused of the all present an offer by the one of Madeira by economic questions and by his past in the Real Madrid. The Barcelona did not want to go in in the bidding and cleared the way so that the United closed his incorporation.

It fits to remember that the Juve only allowed that Cristiano went in return of 28 million euros, a low quantity for a footballer of the size of the Portuguese, but that is not any foolishness taking into account his age (36) and the delicate financial situation of the Barcelona. Besides, the wage of the international by Portugal in Old Trafford will rise to little less than 30 'kilos', a figure prohibitiva for the Barça in his current situation.

The Barça did not want problems with Ronaldo

By all this and because a lot of culés had not approved the signing of which is surely the greater legend of the history of the Madrid, the Catalan club refused the possibility to go to by him. At the end, in Manchester himself did him gap to lead his forward beside Jadon Sancho and to Marcus Rashford. With his signing, the 'network devils' give a jump of quality and competitiveness tremendo that will approach to all the titles.

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