- Manchester United talisman Cristiano Ronaldo has stepped up his personal training ahead of the new season
- The Man United talisman has been excused from the club's pre-season preparations in Thailand and Australia due to 'family issues'
- Amid reports of Ronaldo forcing a move away from Old Trafford, a bid from a Saudi Arabian club has been submitted to United with the Portuguese set to receive an eye-watering salary if he agrees to the deal
Cristiano Ronaldo has taken to the gym to intensify his preparations ahead of the new season.
Ronaldo, whose future is uncertain following rumours of a possible move away from Manchester United, has been exempted from the club's pre-season preparations.
Amid trending news of seeming rejection by the aforementioned clubs, the Portuguese superstar has taken to the gym to put himself through the paces as he prepares for the new campaign.
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In a post on the micro-blogging platform - Twitter, seen by Sports Brief, the ex-Real Madrid and Juventus was captured in what seemed to be an intense gym workout.
Despite reports of Ronaldo's reluctance to continue with the Red Devils despite having a year left on his current deal, Erik Ten Hag is bent on convincing his talisman to stay as the club seeks to restore its past glory in the upcoming season.
Man United boss ready to persuade Ronaldo to stay at Old Trafford
Meanwhile, Manchester United manager, Erik ten Hag is determined to keep Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford when the 2022/23 season kicks off.
The Dutch manager is determined to convince the wantaway 5-time Ballon d’Or winner to have a change of heart and remain with the Premier League giants after expressing his desire to leave.
According to Caught Offside, Erik ten Hag is keen on working with Cristiano Ronaldo and wants to build his team around the 37-year-old forward.
Chelsea turn down the chance to sign Ronaldo
According to transfer market expert Fabrizio Romano, Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes held talks with new Chelsea owner Todd Boehly over a possible move.
However, as things stand, Thomas Tuchel, who holds the final decision on the players signed by Chelsea, kicked against the idea of bringing the former Real Madrid talisman to Stamford Bridge.