Chelsea ‘tipped to sign Cristiano Ronaldo’ after Manchester United exit demand

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Chelsea are among the favourites to sign Cristiano Ronaldo this summer with the superstar deciding he wants to leave Manchester United.

The 37-year-old, according to widespread reports, wants to be sold should United receive an appropriate offer for him. It is a huge headache for new manager Erik ten Hag, who has seen almost every rival already strengthen during the summer transfer window,

As reported last week, new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly held talks with Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes and the future of Ronaldo was one of many topics discussed.

Boehly, who is in charge of Chelsea’s transfer business this summer, is keen to make a headline signing to kick off the new era. Whether that is Ronaldo, who earns around £500,000-a-wee

Ronaldo could be that man, as he looks to return to the Champions League - having reportedly no interest in playing in the Europa League for the first time, which would seemingly rule out a move to Jose Mourinho’s Roma.

Bayern Munich are also linked as they face losing Robert Lewandowski to Barcelona, while a sensational move to Real Madrid has also been touted by the bookies.

Cristiano Ronaldo next club odds (Betfair)

Manchester United tipped to sign for before September 3, 2022.

  • Bayern Munich 15/8 (was 4/1)

  • Chelsea 5/1

  • Real Madrid 11/2

  • Roma 13/2

  • PSG 12/1

  • Juventus 14/1

  • Sporting Lisbon 14/1

  • Inter 22/1

  • Man City 22/1

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