Saturday Aug 27, 2022. 13:00
With Cristiano Ronaldo being linked with a move away from Manchester United, it’s been reported that an African star could be lined up as the 38-year-old’s replacement.
Ronaldo’s future has been one of the most talked about topics in world football in recent months with it said that he has been unhappy at the club. As a result, CR7 has been linked with moves to teams such as Chelsea and Bayern Munich.
In spite of the speculation, Erik Ten Hag often reiterated that Ronaldo is part of his future plans and that he is keen on working with the former Real Madrid great.
Now though, according to the Express, it’s been reported that Ronaldo could be on his way to the Italian Serie A. As per reports in Italy, Jorge Mendes is attempting to broker a massive swap deal that could see Victor Osimhen head to Old Trafford.
The 23-year-old had been linked with a move to United in the last couple of seasons, and is deemed to be one of the rising African stars in European football. It’s believed that the super-agent is trying to find a solution to make the deal happen.
Also, it’s said that Ronaldo craves UEFA Champions League football, while United only managed to qualify for the Europa League this season.
United’s pursuit of a striker has been well-documented on, with Osimhen being one of the latest names added to the list. The Nigerian has two goals in two appearances this season, while recording the solitary assist along the way.