Ronaldo to Chelsea: Blues Owner Meets Cristiano's Agent Over Sensational Summer Deal

Ronaldo to Chelsea: Blues Owner Meets Cristiano's Agent Over Sensational Summer Deal

  • Chelsea are reportedly pushing for the signing of Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Blues new owner Todd Boehly is said to have met Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes, to discuss the striker's situation at Old Trafford
  • A possible switch for Ronaldo to Stamford Bridge is also said to have been discussed in the meeting
  • The Blues are hunting for a prolific striker this summer following Romelu Lukaku's return to Inter Milan

New Chelsea owner Todd Boehly has reportedly met with Cristiano Ronaldo's agent over a potential summer deal that would see the Man United striker make a sensational switch to Stamford Bridge.

Despite having a year left on his Old Trafford deal, Ronaldo is believed to be staring at an uncertain future with the Red Devils and could depart the club in the coming weeks.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Premier League, Old Trafford. Photo by Gareth Copley.
Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during a Premier League match between Manchester United and Wolves at Old Trafford. Photo by Gareth Copley.
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Metro UK reports that the Blues are keen to add a prolific striker within their ranks in the coming days following the departure of Romelu Lukaku who sealed a return to Inter Milan on loan after a horrendous spell with the west London club last season.

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Chelsea owner holds talks with Cristiano Ronaldo's agent

It is believed that the new Chelsea owner has now identified Ronaldo as an ideal candidate for the striking role at the club.

This has seen him hold talks with the representatives of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner to discuss a possible deal.

According to The Athletic, Boehly met super agent Jorge Mendes in Portugal back in May to discuss Ronaldo’s situation at Old Trafford and the possibility of the Portugal legend making a move to west London.

The transfer rumours come after Ronaldo enjoyed a spectacular campaign with United on his return to the club last summer as he netted an eyewatering 24 goals in 38 appearances for the club across competitions.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is set to join Arsenal this summer after a transfer deal for the Brazilian was reached.

According to transfer guru, Fabrizio Romano, Jesus is set to pen a five-year deal with the Gunners, with an announcement imminent.

Arsenal have been in the market for a new prolific striker after losing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in January and Alexander Lacazette at the end of last season.