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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘rejected an offer worth £210 million from Saudi Arabia in the summer’

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly rejected the chance to become the highest-paid footballer in the world during the summer.

 

According to Spanish outlet Marca, Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal offered the Manchester United superstar a contract worth £210m for two seasons. The offer from the Riyadh-based side would have seen Ronaldo make £1.7m a week.

 

However, the 37-year-old wanted to continue playing football at the highest level.

 

Before the transfer window closed, Ronaldo was linked to Atletico Madrid, Sporting, and Napoli, but he was unable to secure a move to a club in Europe’s premier competition as Manchester United refused to sell him. 

 

According to several reports, a transfer in the January window remains a possibility for Ronaldo

 

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