Cristiano Ronaldo to meet Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo UnitedAccording to a report by Spanish newspaper El Pais on Wednesday, Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will meet with Manchester United officials over a possible summer transfer move back to Old Trafford, where he left in 2009 for the Spanish giants in a world record $123 million deal.

David Moyes is set to begin work as Manchester United manager next week against the backdrop of further speculation about a return for former golden boy Cristiano Ronaldo.

And a report in Spanish paper El Pais Wednesday claimed a meeting would be taking place between United officials and Ronaldo “in the next few days” to see if there is any likelihood of a transfer being completed.

United have not commented on the report, although it is obvious a deal would be hugely complicated given apparent interest from Paris Saint-Germain and supposed advice given to the former world player of the year to remain at Real Madrid for the final year of his contract.

New Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti presumably would prefer to keep Ronaldo as he begins the task of shaping the club following Jose Mourinho‘s exit. However, Ancelotti is unlikely to have the final say if Ronaldo decides he wants to leave. Read more