The Portuguese international was initially offered to the Premier League champions after missing a move for Harry Kane from Tottenham
Cristiano Ronaldo does not move to Manchester City, despite the fact that the Portuguese international will leave Juventus, Purpose can confirm – with his opponents Manchester United now looking for the player.
Sources in the city say Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, presented the former Manchester United to them after they missed the top goal Harry Kane when he decided to stay at Tottenham.
City, however, have decided not to take a step towards the 36-year-old, while United are now seen as a possible destination.
What was said?
At a press conference on Friday, Guardiola suggested that City’s team would remain the same, despite the fact that he could not replace Sergio Aguero, who left for Barcelona at the end of last season.
“The position at the moment is my feeling that I am more delighted with the team I have, and we will say the same,” he said. “I’m incredibly happy with the team I’m more than happy with. We’re the same team, except that one player leaves Sergio and we have Jack [Grealish]. “
However, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær did not want to rule out an agreement.
“I do not want to speculate too much. “Cristiano is a legend of this club, he is the greatest player of all time,” he said. He is such a wonderful person, let’s see what happens to him; Everyone who played with him will have a soft spot for him.
The bigger picture
Juventus boss Max Allegri confirmed during his news conference that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has no intention of staying at the Italian club.
He was seen on Friday morning as he left Juventus’ training ground while the rest of the team began their session, before Allegri confirmed he wanted to leave.
Purpose confirmed on Thursday that City had held some talks about the possibility of a deal, but there was no agreement on terms with the player or club.
The former United player is suspected of being open to a move to Etihad Stadium, despite having said in the past that he would never play for one of the Red Devils’ biggest opponents.
Juventus are looking for around € 29m (£ 24m / $ 34m) from potential buyers, otherwise they would suffer a capital loss.