According to ‘El Larguero’, Jorge Mendes,
Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent, remains optimistic about the Portuguese striker’s arrival at Atletico Madrid. Griezmann and Saul could leave to reduce the wage bill.
Cristiano is still undecided. The Portuguese is very clear that he is not going to play next season at United as they are not in the Champions League, so the only solution is for him to leave for a team that will play in that competition next season.
In the last few days, Atletico Madrid has been a very strong option, which seems unthinkable due to his Madrid past. However, none of the parties have denied it and the rumours continue to increase.
Despite the fact that the Spanish team consider his signing unfeasible, as ‘El Larguero’ reports, Jorge Mendes remains optimistic about his client’s arrival at the ‘Colchonero’ club.
This is what the aforementioned source indicates, who adds that everything depends on resolving the economic issue: what they would like to do would be to sell players with high salaries, such as Griezmann and Saul.
Both players have a considerable wage bill and could be very useful if Atleti need them to make ‘CR7’s arrival as cheap as possible. As if that wasn’t enough, the Portuguese seems willing to reduce his salary in order to move