At a time when news was circulating about the possibility of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Manchester United, his compatriot and teammate Bruno Fernandes seemed confident that the Don would stay at Old Trafford.
Sporting Lisbon, the club where Ronaldo grew up, and Roma are both rumored to be aiming to sign the 37-year-old this summer, with Inter Miami owner David Beckham and even Chelsea co-owner Todd reportedly being Boli. . they held talks with Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendez.
The Portuguese star, a five-time Ballon d’Or winner, is thought to have run out of patience when the Red Devils’ management failed to support their team’s ranks with lucrative offers during this summer’s Mercato, while there is also questioning Ronaldo’s conformity to system and style game the new coach of “United” Dutchman Eric Ten Hag.
But Fernandes confirmed that his compatriot has shown no signs that he is considering leaving Old Trafford and expects to see Ronaldo next week at United training in preparation for the start of the new season.
In response to a question about Ronaldo’s future, Fernandes told reporters in Portugal: “Now we are both on holiday and no one bothers his friends on holiday.”
He added: “What I hope is that Cristiano will be with us for training on Monday, he is one of the players who will be late due to his recent participation in the matches of the national team, and in my role I do not expect anything another. happen.”
“All I know is that it’s gone, every player knows their future and I don’t think the club would be happy with a loss of value like Ronaldo.”
Regarding the possibility of Ronaldo returning to Sporting Lisbon, Fernandes said: “I don’t know, it will be a great moment for the Sporting fans, but this is what Cristiano expects from his future.”
He concluded: “Ronaldo has the ambition to play for many more years and we will see what he decides.”