Ronaldo demands to QUIT Al-Nassr for European giant
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to quit Al-Nassr just five months after joining them and return to Europe.
That is according to MundoDeportivo, who report that the Portuguese legend desires to return to a top European league and team.
Ronaldo moved to Saudi Arabia in January and has an impressive scoring record for Al-Nassr, finding the net 13 times in 17 games.
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However, Ronaldo believes he still has what it takes to play at a European level.
He also intends to play at Euro 2024 at the end of the next European season so wants to play at a higher club level to maintain his form.
His entourage are thus searching for European clubs ahead of a potential summer move to the Old Continent.
Ronaldo’s exit from Man Utd
Ronaldo has had an eventful season. He caused huge controversy ahead of the World Cup in November by sitting down for a no-holds barred interview with TalkTV journalist Morgan.
During the interview, Ronaldo slammed a number of key figures at Man Utd, including current manager Erik ten Hag, past manager Ralf Rangnick, owners The Glazers and club legends Wayne Rooney and Gary Neville.
He accused Ten Hag and others of betraying him and trying to force him out of the club and was heavily critical of the way Man Utd was being run.
Ronaldo’s contract was subsequently rescinded by Man Utd before the World Cup began and no other major clubs around Europe were willing to sign him thereafter.
The 38-year-old eventually joined Saudi side Al-Nassr in January, and it seemed as if this would bring to an end his top-level club career.
However, Ronaldo could be back at a top European club for 2023-24.
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