Manchester United are considering a move for their former forward Cristiano Ronaldo, according to reports.
The Portugal international faces an uncertain future as he prepares to enter the final 12 months of his Juventus (opens in new tab) contract this summer.
There have been suggestions that the Serie A champions could look to cash in on Ronaldo at the end of the campaign.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has scored 97 goals in 126 games in all competitions for the club, but Juventus have failed to challenge for the Champions League during his time in Turin.
After being eliminated by Ajax (opens in new tab) in the quarter-finals in 2018/19, the Bianconeri have suffered back-to-back exits in the last 16 of the competition.
Some have called for the Italian giants to rebuild their squad this summer, and Ronaldo could be sold to aid that process.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to build a squad capable of winning the Premier League title, and Ronaldo would bring proven quality and vast experience to the ranks.
United could be on the lookout for a new striker in the summer, with Edinson Cavani having been strongly linked with a move to Boca Juniors.
And the Italian outlet reports that the Red Devils would consider a swap deal that would send Paul Pogba back to Juventus.
The France international is also out of contract in 2022 and has continually been linked with the exit door over the last couple of years.
If Ronaldo does bid farewell to Juventus, United could face competition for his signature from PSG (opens in new tab) and Sporting CP.
Ronaldo came through the ranks at Sporting before moving to Old Trafford for £12.25m in 2003.
Subscribe to FourFourTwo today (opens in new tab) and get your first five issues for just £5 for a limited time only - all the features, exclusive interviews, long reads and quizzes - for a cheaper price!
Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access
Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription
Join now for unlimited access
Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1
FourFourTwo was launched in 1994 on the back of a World Cup that England hadn’t even qualified for. It was an act of madness… but it somehow worked out. Our mission is to offer our intelligent, international audience access to the game’s biggest names, insightful analysis... and a bit of a giggle. We unashamedly love this game and we hope that our coverage reflects that.
Get the best features, fun and footballing frolics straight to your inbox every week.
Thank you for signing up to Four Four Two. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.