Laporta on Ronaldo signing rumors: We’re lucky with that

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has welcomed rumors linking Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United football striker, with a move to the Catalan side.

“We’re very lucky because most of the players want to go to Barcelona, ​​when opportunities come they think about it with great enthusiasm,” Laporta said during a press conference to introduce his new player, Danish defender Anders Christensen, today , on Thursday. .

He added: “We were aware of these rumors, we were lucky with them, and they reflect our history, the value of the team’s players and the achievements that we have achieved.”

And Juan Laporta added: “I’m not going into names, I’m talking in general, big clubs have great players, when there’s a Barcelona option, they think it over carefully.”

He continued: “Barcelona is still very attractive and a source of passion and enthusiasm, as evidenced by Christensen’s move from Chelsea.

And Juan Laporta concluded his statements on the matter: “We will continue to work normally in the transfer market in order to achieve the best possible success.”

And the Spanish newspaper AS confirmed in a report published on its website last Tuesday that the Portuguese Jorge Mendes, Ronaldo’s agent, had dinner with Laporta, and the topic of discussion was the possibility of a transfer of Real Madrid’s historic scorer. the ranks of its arch-rival Barcelona, ​​in addition to offering players others on it.

She added that Laporta wanted to sign Ronaldo last summer, but the difficult economic situation at the club prevented him from doing so.

Source: agencies

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