Oliver Kahn, president of Bayern Munich, told Kicker on Wednesday that the German club was not interested in recruiting Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese striker wants to leave Manchester United this summer and was absent when the Red Devils resumed training earlier this week.
Except surprise, Cristiano Ronaldo will not wear the shirt of Bayern Munich next season. While the Portuguese striker wants to leave Manchester United this summer, Oliver Kahn, the president of the German club, was very clear: the Bavarians are obviously not among the suitors.
“Even if I appreciate Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the greatest, a transfer would not fit into our philosophy,”The former goalkeeper told Kicker.
Chelsea are closely monitoring the situation of CR7
Chelsea, on the other hand, is well positioned on the file, reported The Athletic on Monday . According to the English outlet, Todd Boehly, the new owner of Chelsea, met Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent – the famous Jorge Mendes – about a month ago and the conversations between the two men have been going on ever since. Behdad Eghbali, co-owner of the club with Todd Boehly, would also welcome the recruitment of such a superstar.
Expected at Manchester United for the resumption of training on Monday, Cristiano Ronaldo did not show up at Carrington , officially for “personal reasons”. The 37-year-old striker is under contract with Manchester United until June 2023.
Source: RMC Sport