CRISTIANO RONALDO may have to plot his next move with Juventus threatening to offload him to trim their wage bill.
The Portugal superstar could be one of the names on the chopping block with the club’s finances crippled by the coronavirus pandemic.
Juventus could be forced to let Cristiano Ronaldo leaveCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Juventus posted losses of £97.5million earlier this season.
And with the 36-year-old pocketing a staggering £540,000-a-week until 2022, Juventus may be forced to let Ronaldo leave a year early to help balance the books.
The five-time Ballon d’Or is unlikely to be short of options as SunSport picks five clubs he could join next.
The mega-rich French giants are one of few European clubs who could meet his wage demands.
With Kylian Mbappe and Neymar’s futures surrounded in doubt, a short-term deal for Ronaldo may not be out of the question.
PSG have been linked with Ronaldo in the past with speculation that his agent Jorge Mendes has previously met with sporting director Leonardo.
Kylian Mbappe’s potential departure could see Ronaldo move to PSGCredit: AFP or licensors
Ronaldo could find the lure of returning to his former stomping ground too tempting to turn down.
The Red Devils have been linked with a switch for their former star and would be interested in talking to Ronaldo over a potential deal.
Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is in the market for a new forward having seen a move for Jadon Sancho collapse last summer.
And with 20 goals in 20 Serie A starts, Ronaldo has proven he still has plenty to offer.
Ronaldo could be tempted by an emotional return to Manchester UnitedCredit: Getty Images – Getty
David Beckham has already spoken of his desire to land players of the calibre of Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Ronaldo himself has spoken of his temptation to end his career in the MLS.
And what better opportunity to enjoy the twilight of his career than by topping up his tan in sunny Miami?
David Beckham has spoken of his desire to bring big names to his MLS franchiseCredit: Getty Images
Any Chinese club
If Ronaldo feels he has achieved everything he can in Europe, a lucrative move to China may not be out of the question.
The Chinese Super League has lured some huge names in recent years including the likes of Oscar, Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano.
A move to Asia would allow for one final massive pay day before hanging up his boots.
Only Ronaldo could achieve a record of 450 goals in 438 appearances for Los Blancos.
His Portuguese team-mate Jose Fonte once revealed how Ronaldo has always left the door open for a return to the Bernabeu in the future.
He won eight major pieces of silverware at Real Madrid including four Champions League titles.
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