- Sporting Lisbon have reportedly made contact with Manchester United with the view of re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo
- Ronaldo has set his sights on leaving Old Trafford this summer but has been unable to get offers from potential suitors
- It is believed that Sporting are only willing to take back the veteran striker if he is available for free
- Ronaldo has a year left on his current contract with United, having penned a two-year deal with them when he returned last summer from Juventus
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly been offered to Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon.
The Manchester United forward is keen to depart the club this summer despite having a year left on his current deal at Old Trafford.
Reports suggest that Ronaldo has already informed the United hierarchy about his desire to seal a summer exit as he is desperate to play in the Champions League this season.
Despite the forward's desire to leave Old Trafford, he has seen his transfer options get limited by the day.
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While he had initially been linked with several European clubs, that is no longer the case after potential suitors reportedly turned down the chance to sign him.
Cristiano Ronaldo offered to Sporting Lisbon
However, the Portuguese talisman could finally have his wish granted, with Sporting Lisbon seemingly his next destination.
According to The Independent, Sporting are keen to re-sign their former prodigy, close to two decades after he left them.
The Portuguese giants are said to have made contact with Old Trafford chiefs with the view of signing Ronaldo if United terminate his lucrative contract.
A return to Sporting Lisbon has the blessing of Ronaldo's mother, Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, who has always dreamed of seeing her son back at the Estadio Jose Alvalade.
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Sports Brief earlier reported that a fresh round of push and pull is brewing at Manchester United after their latest loss in the Premier League.
United were made to pay for their disjointed performance on Saturday evening as Brentford put four goals past them in just 35 minutes.
Apart from the head coach Erik ten Hag, Cristiano Ronaldo also drew the spotlight given that reports had indicated that he wanted to leave the club this summer.