Yet the Americans value the veteran and the cash he generates, so it’s also possible they’ll choose to keep the United star until the summer.
Ronaldo’s deal at Old Trafford is due to expire at the end of the campaign, with no renewal currently in sight.
And he’s not a certainty to start for the Portugal when the World Cup commences in Qatar next month, either.
If United do end up losing Ronaldo at the end of the season, if expected, they’ll require a new centre-forward to fill the void left by any possible departure.
Napoli star Victor Osimhen has admirers at the club, though the Serie A giants would likely demand a premium fee to let the striker leave.
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