Ronaldo’s chance to join Premier League rivals Chelsea has been ruled out by Manchester United. The Manchester Evening News has revealed that people close to Manchester United have revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be sold and that the player will remain with the club for the entire next season.
In an interview in May, Ronaldo expressed his desire to stay with the club and work under new coach Eric Ten Hague. However, there have been strong reports that Ronaldo is considering leaving the club as Manchester United have no chance of winning the title next season.
Ronaldo has previously been linked with a move to former club Sporting Lisbon, Italian club AS Roma and German champions Bayern Munich. Bayern have denied rumors linking themselves and the star. This was followed by rumors that Ronaldo could join Chelsea.
The Athletic reports that Chelsea owner and Sporting director Todd Bohley has been in talks with Ronaldo’s agent. However, according to Manchester Evening News, the club have confirmed that the player will not be sold after that. They expect the player to be with the club next season.
Although Ronaldo did his best last season, Manchester United failed to qualify for the Champions League. Ronaldo, who is preparing for the Champions League disqualification season for the first time in his career, cannot rule out the possibility of considering a transfer to any other club.
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