Cristiano Ronaldo has always been a wanted man, but it seems that more and more clubs are lining up for the Portuguese forward, with Ligue 1 side AS Monaco joining the race to land his signature.
Ronaldo has been rumoured to have fallen out with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, and is reportedly looking for a move away from the Spanish capital. Ligue 1 side AS Monaco seem to have their hopes up for landing the Portuguese superstar.
AS Monaco trying to challenge PSG supremacy in Ligue 1
The biggest football team from the principality state has been trying to challenge Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 for quite some time now, but Les Parisiens have managed to win the league for three seasons in a row. This seems to have prompted . Les Rouges et Blancs to believe that they need some big names to pose a proper threat to PSG’s supremacy.
a I believe hea ll still carry on playing for a few more years. If he continues in the same league as me, Ia ll be delighted,” the AS Monaco chief said to France Football [via Daily Mirror].
a But Ia d be much happier if he played for the same team as me. The easiest thing would be for him to come to Monaco.a
Manchester United, PSG also in hunt for Ronaldo
Not only is AS Monaco trying to challenge PSG’s supremacy in France, but they are also trying to pip the Paris club to Ronaldo’s signature. The acquisition of the Portuguese forward will really put AS Monaco on the football map in Europe, and might also help them attract other big names.
Manchester United is also one of the favourites to sign Ronaldo, and it is very possible that the Portuguese international would join the club that turned him into the star that he is today.