Cristiano Ronaldo is rumored to be thinking of leaving Juventus because he doesn't want to miss out on the opportunity to play in the Champions League. In that case, Ronaldo would aspire to join one of Europe's top teams. He still plays with a lot of intensity and scores a lot of goals at the age of 36. Any European giant would be happy to have him into their squad. The economic aspect is an important issue here but Ronaldo is also ready to make concessions in terms of salary. This article discusses potential destinations for Ronaldo if he leaves Juventus.
Ronaldo's possible destinations if he leaves Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly expressed a desire to return to Real Madrid next season, regardless of whether Juventus is guaranteed a spot in the Champions League.Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is a big fan of Ronaldo. So, Zidane will surely embrace Cristiano’s return to the team.But it's not just a case of will; economic issues are important here.
It would be very difficult for Madrid to invest a lot of money to get a mega Star into the squad since they have a debt of about 1 billion Euros. In that case, Ronaldo would have to give up a large chunk of his current wages. But Madrid supporters will be overjoyed to see Ronaldo return to the Bernabeu.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a person who is always up for a challenge. He prefers to play in situations that allow him to display his charisma. Considering this, Manchester United could be an ideal destination for Ronaldo if he leaves Juventus.
Red Devil fans are hoping to see Ronaldo return to the team. In terms of finances, the amount of money that would have been spent on Ronaldo five years ago is not as much now. Besides, both sides would be benefitted as Ronaldo has an extra affection for Manchester United.
A few years back, PSG have created a stir by signing two superstar footballers Neymar and KylianMbappé. If possible, the Qatari owner Nasser Al Khelaifi would bring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to Paris Saint-Germain. Although the PSG owner has no shortage of money, it will not be possible to include so many star footballers in one team due to the financial fair play.
In that case, PSG will want to keep the best two footballers in the team by spending more money. They will try to bring Cristiano Ronaldo to the team if Neymar leaves the team for Barcelona next season. Ronaldo would welcome the opportunity to play in Paris for a while. Among the potential destinations for Ronaldo, PSG would be a suitable option.
Bayern Munich has expressed no interest in buying Cristiano Ronaldo so far. However, Bayern Munich may be willing to sign him if Ronaldo shows an interest in leaving Juventus. They can make a good offer within their capacity. Ronaldo may be interested in joining Bayern Munich because it gives him the opportunity to play in the German Bundesliga and with one of Europe's biggest clubs.
Cristiano Ronaldo can return to his native Portugal if he leaves Juventus. In that case, Sporting Lisbon may be the best option for him as Ronaldo started his competitive football career with this club. He later became a superstar at Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United. Recently, Ronaldo's mother expressed interest in returning to Portugal while talking about her son's transfer. However, Ronaldo is less likely to play for Sporting Lisbon next season.
If the big teams in Europe fail to lure Ronaldo, then David Beckham's Inter Miami CF in Major League Soccer (MLS) may be an excellent option. Ronaldo can increase the popularity of football in the United States by playing at the age of 36.
Besides, Miami is a great place to live. Inter Miami would be the most perfect destination for Ronaldo at the moment if he can give up the temptation to play in a competitive league in Europe. But will a competitive footballer Ronaldo choose this option?
Juventus are currently fighting hard to finish the top four in Serie A. Cristiano Ronaldo will remain in the squad if they can secure next season's Champions League spot at the end of the season. If not, potential destinations for Ronaldo could be the above-mentioned clubs. Therefore, he could be seen playing for another club next season. With one year left on his contract with Juventus, it is expected that interested clubs will not have to spend a lot of money to obtain Ronaldo.