- Real Madrid are confident that Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo can lead the attack while Karim Benzema is injured
- Reports indicated that Cristiano Ronaldo was trying to offer himself to Los Blancos as a substitute for Benzema
- Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano confirmed Real Madrid were focused on signing youngsters and would not want Ronaldo
Real Madrid have not reached panic mode yet, despite Karim Benzema’s injury worries.
The French striker was ruled out of the World Cup as he struggles with persistent injuries.
Despite not being able to represent his country at the tournament in Qatar and possibly missing out on games for Los Blancos once La Liga resumes, Madrid don’t have doubts about his future.
As Marca noted, Madrid has no desire to bring in a new striker in the January transfer window. The Spanish club believes they have enough cover with Vinicius Junior and Rodygro leading the line.
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Ronaldo offered himself to Madrid
Reports recently did the rounds that Cristiano Ronaldo could find his way back to Madrid.
With his time at Manchester United almost all but over, unconfirmed reports suggested that Ronaldo offered himself to his former side until the end of the season, as a temporary replacement for Benzema.
Transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano stated this wasn’t the case and that Madrid weren’t interested in bringing Ronaldo back to the club, Football Espana reported.
Romano explained that Ancelotti wanted to build for the future with young players. The Italian manager also wasn’t keen to bring in new players in the middle of a season.
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The Portuguese superstar is all but certain to leave Manchester following his recent explosive interview with Piers Morgan, in which he bad-mouthed many associated with the club.
Now the Red Devils are reportedly looking to force Ronaldo out of the club, following what they call a breach of contract after the comments he made during the interview, The Guardian reported.