Real Madrid Legend Backs Cristiano Ronaldo's Controversial Move to Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid Legend Backs Cristiano Ronaldo's Controversial Move to Atletico Madrid

  • Former Real Madrid midfielder Guti believes his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Atletico Madrid would make a good pairing
  • Atletico Madrid are a possible destination for the Portugal captain who is looking forward to leaving Manchester United this summer
  • Ronaldo finished last season as United’s top scorer with 24 goals in all competitions but wants to play Champions League football this season

Real Madrid legend José María Gutiérrez Hernández, popularly known as Guti, has stated that he is not bothered with Cristiano Ronaldo's possible move to Atletico Madrid.

Ronaldo has been the centre of multiple transfer speculations with reports linking him away from Manchester United intensifying by the day.

The 37-year-old made a sensational fairytale return to Man United last summer. However, his second spell with the Red Devils has not gone according to the scripts.

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José María Gutiérrez Hernández, Guti, Cristiano Ronaldo, Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid
Guti believes Cristiano Ronaldo and Atletico Madrid would make a good pairing despite his Real Madrid past. Photo by Tony Marshall
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Ronaldo has been heavily linked with the Rojiblancos in recent weeks as he tries to force a move away from Manchester United this summer.

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But speaking about his ex-teammate's potential switch to Diego Simeone's side, Guti believes Ronaldo and Atletico would make a good pairing.

"No [it wouldn't bother me if Ronaldo joined Atletico," Gut told El Chiringuito, quooted by Tribuna.
"Cristiano gave Real Madrid everything he had to give. When a player leaves Real Madrid, we wish him all the best.
"I wouldn't care if he joined Atletico," the ex-midfielder added.

Atletico Madrid Fans Unveil Brutal Banner Against Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer Speculation

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid fans have strongly made their feelings clear on the potential signing of Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

A large section of their fans have voiced their displeasure at their club and have started a campaign against his signature.

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The fans unveiled a large sign during their side’s pre-season friendly game against Numancia on Wednesday which stated: “CR7 not welcome.”

Ronaldo's nephew begs him to leave United after humiliating loss to Brentford

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that a member of Cristiano Ronaldo's family has once again reignited his exit from Manchester United this summer.

Rumours had been rife that Ronaldo had communicated his desire to leave the club. The Portuguese star skipped the preseason tour due to what the club called family issues.

He, however, reunited with the squad making his first appearance from the bench last weekend against Brighton. He then lasted the whole 90 minutes as Brentford tore apart his side.

Source: Sports Brief News