Juventus issues a statement on Cristiano Ronaldo’s transfer to Manchester United on the eve of the deadline.
Cristiano Ronaldo is close to signing a contract with Manchester United.
As Cristiano Ronaldo prepares to return to Manchester United, Juventus has issued an emotional statement. It also includes financial information about the deal ahead of the stunning move.
As Ronaldo’s sale to United appears to be all but confirmed, Juventus has written him an emotional letter.
Manchester United pushed quickly to secure the contract ahead of arch rivals Manchester City.
In the process, they may have pulled off one of the most stunning transfers in football history by bringing Ronaldo back to Old Trafford after a 12-year absence.
The Portugal international spent three years at Juventus, where the goal was to win the Champions League, but the club regressed, finishing fourth last season after abandoning their Serie A dominance.
That was enough to persuade Ronaldo that his final years in football, now that he is 36, must be spent contending for the highest prizes, which he believes he can do at United.
According to Juve, a total of €15 million will be paid over five years, with an additional €8 million in add-ons possible.
”On 10 July 2018, two icons of the European and football world joined together – Cristiano Ronaldo became a Juventus player,” Juventus stated in a statement.
That chapter has come to an end today, after three years together and 133 appearances, 101 goals scored, and five trophies won….
“CR7 and Juventus have diverged on their respective paths.
“The exhilarating sensation of those golden days could be sensed in the air on that July day when Cristiano landed in Turin.
Juventus fans greeted CR7 as a king, anxious to see him on the field and shout with him. It was a fantastic tale.
“His debut at Villar Perosa, where tradition and the desire to create a bright future collided, the first official match in Verona against Chievo, and, of course, his first goal, the iconic”Siuuu” that resonated around the Allianz Stadium against Sassuolo, left us impressed.
“Then there were the first trophies they won together: the first Super Cup, which was undoubtedly chosen by him, the first Scudetto win, and the first Italian Cup this year.
“But that’s not all; he also finished as the league’s top scorer for the first time in Italy. Then there were the “Brinkwire Summary News” records that were broken.