Cristiano Ronaldo has said goodbye to his Juventus teammates and will miss training on Friday as he approaches his exit from the club.
The 36-year-old spent an hour and a half at Juventus’ Contasa training ground on Friday morning to empty his wardrobe and bid farewell to the team before they took to the pitch for a training session.
Manchester City are in talks to sign the 36-year-old after sky in italy Report his agent, Jorge Mendes He told Juventus on Thursday evening that he no longer wanted to play for the club.
Ronaldo is in the final year of his contract in Turin and the Italian giants are asking any suitor to pay a €25m (£21.3m) transfer fee, which could be a major stumbling block on top of his £500,000 weekly wage at Allianz Stadium.
Juventus has not yet received an official offer for Ronaldo. There is still some way to go before the deal can be done and time is tight to get the deal done before the Tuesday transfer deadline.
sky in italy They report City are willing to offer Ronaldo a two-year contract, with a salary of £12.8m per season (€15m).
He wasn’t in City’s plans this summer but it’s an option they are considering after the Premier League champions Missed signing of England captain Harry Kane from Tottenham.
Ronaldo was a surprise omission for Juventus in the starting line-up 11 in the 2-2 draw with Udinese on Sunday and came off the bench to score the winning goal in the 94th minute, which was canceled by the VAR for a marginal offside.
The 36-year-old wants to keep playing at the highest level for as long as possible, but not everyone at City is convinced the former Manchester United player is what they need.
Ronaldo joined Juventus from Real Madrid in 2018 for a fee of £105 million, and scored 101 goals in 134 games for the club, helping them win two Serie A titles, one Coppa Italia title and two Italian Super Cups.
And Juventus, who want to sell Ronaldo before his contract expires next summer, are in advanced talks to sign Moise Kean from Everton, who scored 17 goals in 41 games while on loan to Paris Saint-Germain last season.
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