Top Nigerian Club Deny Interest in Signing Ronaldo After His Contract Was Terminated by Man Utd

Top Nigerian Club Deny Interest in Signing Ronaldo After His Contract Was Terminated by Man Utd

  • Those in charge of NPFL club Lobi Stars have denied having interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Ronaldo's contract at Manchester United has been terminated after a fallout with the Old Trafford chiefs
  • The Portugal international is currently in Qatar and is expected to lead his country's attack against Ghana

Lobi Stars who are a Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) club have stated clearly that they have not made contact with the representatives of Cristiano Ronaldo over a move.

This comes days after Manchester United announced the termination of Ronaldo's contract which means that the Portugal international will have to find another club in January.

Ronaldo suffered the consequences of his controversial interview with Piers Morgan where he disclosed unpleasant revelations about the Old Trafford's board.

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Lobi Stars deny interest to sign Ronaldo after his contract was terminated at Man Utd. Photo by Fresh Focus
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One major thing Ronaldo said was that he has no respect for current United coach Erik Tag based on how he has treated him at the club.

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According to the statement Lobi Stars made on their official Twitter page, the Makurdi based side said they are not ready to make any further comment about Ronaldo.

Lobi Stars' statement on Ronaldo

''Please be informed that we at Lobi are yet to make any contact with representatives of Cristiano Ronaldo following his release from Man United.
''We wish him the best & Lobi Stars will make no further comment on this.''

There have also been reports that Ronaldo might be making a return to Real Madrid when the January 2022 transfer window opens.

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Against Saudi Arabia, there were signs the Argentine's were going to dominate, and Messi was typically at the heart of most of the attacks.

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Source: Sports Brief News