Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo gave a tip for Man United’s sensational return and “could be involved in a swap deal with wanton midfielder Paul Pogba” as Serie A giants are out to end their over-reliance on the 35-year-old
A new twist in Paul Pogba’s Manchester United crisis could result in Cristiano Ronaldo making a sensational return to Old Trafford.
The Frenchman was in limbo at United after his agent Mino Raiola recently went public to explain that his time at Old Trafford was “over”.
Pogba has made no secret of his wishes to leave United and now it has been revealed that a return to Juventus is in sight, which would lead to an emotional comeback for Ronaldo.
Paul Pogba’s desire to leave Man United could pave the way for Cristiano Ronaldo’s return
Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola publicly announced last week that his time at Old Trafford was “over”.
Juventus are said to be interested in the swap because of their growing trust in Ronaldo
Juve are serious about capitalizing on Pogba’s riots, and swapping Ronaldo is out of the question, according to Miguel Delaney, the Independent’s chief football writer.
On the Football Ramble Show, he said, “I spoke to people during the week because I was doing something about Paul Pogba’s situation, which was related to Ronaldo, and the fact that Juventus might actually be interested in a swap.
Ronaldo made a name for himself at United and became one of the best players in the world
‘It’s not impossible. Linked to all of this was the view that Juventus is ultimately trying to make this collective idea of football a reality. ‘
Ronaldo is now 35 years old and is by far the top-earning Juventus, making £ 30m a year in the region.
The Serie A giants are aware that if they build for the future under new coach Andrea Pirlo, they will lower their wage costs. In addition, they should plan a more balanced style of football in the coming years.
Delaney added: ‘You [Juventus] I’ve tried Sarri, now they’re trying Pirlo, but it’s almost impossible while Ronaldo is around because the way he plays he just doesn’t really fit into that collective approach.
Pogba is unhappy with United and is hoping to return to Turin under Andrea Pirlo
“Well, of course that wasn’t a problem at all when he hit his all-time high, but now it means that Juventus has to play a certain way more than ever.”
Juve also have options when it comes to a potential deal for Pogba, with the Italians heavily linked to a swap deal involving Paulo Dybala.
The Argentine has fallen out of favor in Turin and would make a better long-term investment for United as he is eight years younger than Ronaldo.