After a disappointing end to his claim to win another Champions League trophy, Cristiano Ronaldo could still decide to leave Juventus next summer.
Cristiano Ronaldo wanted to leave a legacy at Juventus that no other players in football history can reach but things didn’t work out.
The Portuguese player suddenly realized that he may have made a mistake by signing a new contract with the Vecchia Signora instead of looking at the other options he had.
There were literally a handful of clubs that were willing to offer Ronaldo the salary he wanted and an even better opportunity to win the Champions League many more times.
Manager Carlo Ancelotti recently revealed that he believes Cristiano will keep playing at the highest level until he is 40 years old but the player doesn’t want to wait that long.
The Juventus star wants to keep winning trophies every single year and perhaps staying at Juventus won’t secure him that option in the coming years.
Gazzetta Dello Sport published a report in which they talk about the player being angry towards the club and demanding a large number of new transfers for next season.
There is a rumor running around the Italian media that Cristiano is even considering leaving Serie A and going back to the Premier League for the final part of his career.
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English clubs that would like Ronaldo
The obvious choice for Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to English football would be Manchester United, the Red Devils hold a historic right over the player.
The Portuguese forwards greatest memories began at Old Trafford and he has always been keen on returning to the club someday.
Now that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has returned to the squad’s old philosophy, going back to United doesn’t seem like a bad idea for the star.
Juventus would request no less than €120 million for his transfer, which is €20 million more than what they paid Real Madrid last summer.
But the Italian club would obviously prefer Ronaldo to stay and they will try to put together a more competitive side for him next season.
However, Cristiano was utterly disappointed after getting eliminated by Ajax and he doesn’t believe that Juventus can win the competition.
He reportedly told his mother that he tried his best after the defeat, but he “couldn’t make miracles happen”.
This is a direct dig at the Juventus’ board of directors’ inability to put together a more competitive squad than the one they already have.
Cristiano Ronaldo knows that he is one of the few players who can be saved from this Juventus squad.
Cristiano Ronaldo nos seus últimos 7 jogos das quartas de final de Champions League:
⚽⚽⚽ vs. Wolfsburg
⚽⚽ vs. Bayern
⚽⚽⚽ vs. Bayern
⚽⚽ vs. Juventus
⚽ vs. Juventus
⚽ vs. Ajax
⚽ vs. Ajax pic.twitter.com/biChzvkNVr
— Futmais (@futtmais) April 16, 2019
About to conquer Serie A
As Juventus gets closer to this Saturday’s match against Fiorentina, Cristiano Ronaldo also comes closer to making history.
The Portuguese forward could win the Serie A title if everything works out the way he intends.
Cristiano would become the first player in history to win league trophies in the three major European competitions.
After becoming a champion in Italy, Ronaldo’s last challenge for the rest of the season is the top-scorer title before the tournament comes to an end.
Ahead of his possible claim to this individual award are strikers Duvan Zapata, Fabio Cuagliarella, and Krzysztof Piątek.
All of these three players will continue to compete at the top until the very end, but Ronaldo doesn’t have any more distractions to worry about.
His time in Italian football wouldn’t be considered a failure if he decided to leave next summer because of the domestic success he got.
A full first year at Juventus will end up bringing him two collective trophies and the possibility of an individual award.
This is not bad for Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus, but we’ll see what he decides to do by the time the season in Italy comes to an end.
— PL Brasil (@plbrasil1) April 19, 2019
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