A shocking new report claims a change in the Old Trafford dugout has led Real Madrid to eye a potential Ronaldo reunion.
Real Madrid are reportedly plotting a shock reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo for the January transfer window.
The Portuguese ace has been brilliant since returning to Manchester United in August. He has supplied countless memorable goals and already inserted himself as a leader in an otherwise challenging start to the season at Old Trafford.
To improve results, United sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and recently hired Ralf Rangnick as the interim manager. The German will move into a consultancy role at the club in the summer.
But that, as Football Insider claims, is the reason Real Madrid fancy their chances of re-signing Ronaldo.
The outlet says Real Madrid believe Rangnick’s appointment could open the door to a mid-season departure from Old Trafford for Ronaldo.
Despite the coach praising Ronaldo’s pressing in the 1-0 win over Crystal Palace last weekend, Football Insider adds that United insiders feel the 36-year-old is unsuited for their new high-energy pressing style.
Real Madrid are apparently keeping tabs on Ronaldo’s situation and could, if given encouragement, make a move.