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Saudi Football Federation president Yasser Almeshar confirmed that he wants Manchester United player Cristiano Ronaldo to appear in the country’s leagues for some time to come, noting that Hilal and Al Nasr clubs are proposing to make the move. Players included in summer transfers.
Al-Meshal told The Athletic: “We are delighted to see a player like Cristiano Ronaldo play in the Saudi league, he will bring good positive feedback, it is important news for everyone .”
“I believe everyone knows Cristiano Ronaldo’s achievements and records, and as a player is a role model, why not do it?”
“I’m sure it’s going to be an expensive deal of course, but we can see our club generate higher income in recent years and we’ve seen some big names who have played in the Premier League and the Saudi league.”
“I like Cristiano Ronaldo as a player and would like to see him play in Saudi Arabia.”
manchester united have received an opening bid from a saudi arabian club for the services of cristiano ronaldo who could receive an eye-watering salary in the region of 105 million pounds per year according to reports the portuguese forward is believed to be keen on leaving old trafford in search of a new challenge this summer after growing frustrated over united’s failure to qualify for next season’s champions league the likes of bayern munich chelsea and napoli have all been credited with a desire to land ronaldo over the last few weeks but are yet to submit offers for his signature as things stand an unnamed saudi club have since emerged as the surprise first bidders with a mega money proposal that would see ronaldo pick up in excess of 100 million pounds each season according to cnn portugal it is said that the offer includes a transfer fee of around 30 million pounds which exceeds the figure that united paid to snap him up from juventus last summer ronaldo would then be poised to receive a total salary of 210 million pounds spread over a two-year contract with another 20 million pounds having been tabled in agent fees ronaldo was granted special permission to delay his pre-season return to united due to family reasons and is yet to inform club chiefs as to when he will come back to manchester in advance of the new campaign he is said to be annoyed over the absence of champions league football after finishing sixth in the premier league last season while their lack of progress in the summer transfer window has also been a source of frustration for the striker united are thought to be keen on keeping hold of ronaldo who scored 24 goals in all competitions over the course of last season until the expiry of his contract if possible his sudden exit would leave the red devils in need of a suitable replacement and it remains unclear who they would target at this stage with paolo dybala and robert lewandowski having recently been mentioned as early alternatives eric tenhack has already insisted that ronaldo will not be allowed to leave united as things stand with the dutchman still counting on him to lead the line for the club when the new premier league season gets underway we are planning for cristiano ronaldo for the season and that’s it and im looking forward to working with him 10hag told reporters earlier this week i have read but what i say is cristiano is not for sale he is in our plans and we want success together i spoke with him before this issue came up i had a conversation with him and i had a good talk that is between cristiano and me what i can confirm is we had a really good conversation together what i said before once again i had a really good talk together

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