Cristiano Ronaldo is likely to get a compelling offer from the Saudi Arabian pro League’ after walking away from Manchester United, as reports suggest. In the last few weeks, it had been mostly clear that CR7’s return to Manchester United didn’t go as per the plan. The situation is further complicated after Ronaldo criticized the club and manager Erik ten Hag in an interview with Piers Morgan.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s controversial statement lead to the situation where the club confirmed they have discontinued the contract with the Portugal legend on mutual consent.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s new tenure at Saudi Arabia’s Pro League?
The 37-year-old had his first game in the Qatar World Cup today against Ghana where his team defeated the latter 3-2. The forward’s smooth dig in inside the goal on a penalty was a treat to the eyes of his fans. He’ll be a lot determined to keep his mark in the coming matches of the tournament.
Now that he’s a free agent, speculations are about where he can get in next. The former Real Madrid star might be receiving a tempting offer from the Saudi Arabian Pro League. Reports suggest the Middle East nation is likely to use him in its bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2030.
Expectantly, Saudi Arabia will be hosting the event with Egypt and Greece but they are still to confirm their bid. Ronaldo playing in the country will be a huge bonus to upgrade their chances.
Rejected an offer earlier
Cristiano Ronaldo previously rejected an offer worth €125 million per year from Al Hilal, the Saudi club, in the summer. He turned down the offer to shift to a UEFA Champions League club, which he didn’t receive.
Despite the rejection earlier, he remains of great interest to the Saudis. It’s to be seen if the Middle East nation can be successful to convince him this time.