Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer: Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Kahn has confirmed they will not make a move to sign Cristiano Ronaldo. Cristiano Ronaldo has become a free agent after Manchester United terminated his contract by mutual agreement. But Bayern will not sign CR7.
The now 37-year-old Portuguese superstar re-signed for Manchester United in the summer of 2021. He signed for the Red Devils on a two-year contract with an option for a further year.
But his stay at Manchester United has been cut short after Old Trafford decided to part ways with Cristiano Ronaldo by mutual agreement. Ronaldo had effectively burned his bridges with Manchester United after he sat for an explosive interview with Piers Morgan.
Ronaldo was critical of the Glazer family, owners of Manchester United, and manager Erik ten Hag in the interview with Morgan which grabbed headlines.
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Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer: Bayern Munich Rules Out Move to Sign Free Agent
CEO of Bayern Munich, Oliver Kahn has ruled out a move to sign Cristiano Ronaldo on a free transfer. Kahn admitted they had considered it, but stressed their strategy is different.
“I can rule out a move for Ronaldo. We’ve considered it, we all love Ronaldo but the strategy is different. We have a clear idea, philosophy of how our squad should be put together,” Kahn told Sky Sports [via GOAL].
Cristiano Ronaldo is currently without a club. But the Portuguese superstar is focused on the FIFA World Cup 2022. He is currently with the Portugal squad as part of their World Cup campaign.
Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo are eyeing winning the FIFA World Cup title for the first time in their history. The EURO 2016 winners have never won the FIFA World Cup title.
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They have already qualified for round-of-16 after securing wins in their first two matches at Qatar World Cup 2022. Cristiano Ronaldo was on the scoresheet as they coasted past Ghana 3-2 in their opening match.
Portugal then defeated Uruguay 2-0 in their next match in Group H to become the third side to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022 round of 16. Portugal will conclude their group stage campaign by taking on South Korea next.