Wayne Rooney doesn’t consider Cristiano Ronaldo will threat damaging his Manchester United legendary standing by becoming a member of Manchester Metropolis.
Juventus ahead Ronaldo is reportedly near becoming a member of Premier League champions Metropolis on a two-year deal earlier than the switch window closes subsequent Tuesday,
The Portugal captain established himself as top-of-the-line gamers on the earth throughout a six-year spell with United earlier than becoming a member of Actual Madrid in a deal value £80million (€94m) in July 2009.
Ronaldo scored 118 objectives in 292 video games beneath Alex Ferguson at Outdated Trafford, with three Premier League titles and a Champions League triumph among the many listing of honours he claimed.
The 36-year-old’s former team-mate Rooney believes a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain is extra seemingly for Ronaldo, with Madrid mentioned to be near signing Kylian Mbappe from the Ligue 1 aspect.
Requested in regards to the prospect of Ronaldo becoming a member of Pep Guardiola’s Metropolis, Derby County boss Rooney mentioned: “It’s an fascinating one however I can’t see it.
“I feel Cristiano has received an excellent legacy at Manchester United and I understand how proud he’s as a participant and an individual. I can’t see it, however it’s soccer so that you by no means know.”
He added: “There have been just a few which have performed it [joined City after playing for United] however nobody at Cristiano’s stage. Clearly, Peter Schmeichel and Andy Cole, however I simply can’t see that as an choice for him actually.
“Financially after all he doesn’t have to do it. I feel it’s extra seemingly that it’s PSG he goes to.”
Rooney was strongly linked with a transfer to Metropolis throughout his time with the Crimson Devils earlier than signing a brand new contract however the former England captain says that might by no means have occurred.
He mentioned: “I feel it’s worthwhile to do what’s best for you as an individual, for your loved ones. Everybody is aware of I might by no means play for Liverpool or Manchester Metropolis. That’s apparent however everybody’s completely different.
“I feel individuals transfer to golf equipment the place they don’t actually wish to however from a monetary standpoint that is likely to be the one choice they’ve, so I would get it from some individuals’s standpoint. However by way of myself that simply wouldn’t be an choice.”