The President of Barcelona commented on the reality of negotiations with Ronaldo

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has commented on the news that the club is in talks with Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United striker, during the current summer transfer period.

And the Spanish newspaper AS confirmed in a report published on its website on Tuesday that the Portuguese Jorge Mendes, Ronaldo’s agent, had discussed with Spanish President Juan Laporta the possibility of adding Real Madrid’s historic scorer to the ranks of his nemesis Barcelona and famous businessman. the agent was having dinner with Laporta and the topic of discussion was Portugal’s international transfer, in addition to introducing other players to him.

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

Juan Laporta commented on the news during a press conference that introduced Ivorian Franck Kessy, Milan’s newcomer on a free transfer, in comments published by the Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo: “Cristiano? I won’t talk about the players anyway.” another, it may be misunderstood.”

He added: “All players deserve respect and this has nothing to do with the interests of Barcelona. We have to respect players who have contracts with other clubs.”

Notably, Ronaldo is one of Real Madrid’s legends and he is the team’s historic goalscorer with 450 goals in his 9 seasons at the Santiago Bernabéu from 2009 to 2018.

Source: agencies

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