MANCHESTER CITY AND CHELSEA BATTLES OVER C.RONALDO.
Manchester City and Chelsea will try Juventus’ resolve with a staggering Eighty million pounds offer for talisman Cristiano Ronaldo as the Portugal captain prepares to leave the Italian side.
The two English moneybags are according to reports willing to capitalize on Ronaldo’s fall out with Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri.
Few days ago, former Manchester United Defender and Ronaldo’s close friend Patrice Evra hinted through a friend that Cristiano is fed up with life in Turin as his woes were further compounded by Lazio who inflicted a first cup final loss on Ronaldo for the first time in twelve years.
Pep Guardiola has reportedly told the city hierarchy that he needs a goal poacher in January for City to continue a fight in their bid to overtake table toppers Liverpool, and with Ronaldo’s situation in Juventus, city could make a shock move for the former Manchester United man.
Ronaldo May however decline such move due to his affiliation with City rivals Manchester United where he won the Premier League, Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup and the FIFA world footballer of the year accolade among others.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is according to reports prepared to send representatives to Turin on Monday, January 6, when Juventus play host to Cagliari .
Lampard want an established attacker to ease pressure on Tammy Abraham and also guarantee the Blues goals as they continue their push for a respectable position at the end of the season.