Manchester United and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes has revealed that he expects his club and country teammate to stay at Old Trafford next season following speculations that Cristiano Ronaldo is eyeing a move from Manchester United.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has been linked with a move from Manchester United this summer after an impressive season with Manchester United. Cristiano Ronaldo was Manchester United’s savior last season with his goal contributions.
The 37-year-old Portuguese international was named Manchester United player of the season after scoring 24 goals and providing 3 assists in 39 appearances for Manchester united in 18 goals in the Premier League.
There are reports that Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United after Manchester United’s slow activities in the transfer market. the Red Devils are yet to announce the signing of a new player with their primary target Frankie de Jong proving hard to get. Barcelona and Manchester are yet to agree on a transfer fee as the Catalan giants have placed €85 million on the Dutch international.
Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes had talks with Chelsea’s new owner Todd Boehly over a possible transfer for the Portuguese superstar.
However, Bruno Fernandes believes his compatriots have no intention of leaving Manchester United this summer. Manchester United returns to pre-season this week but Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo are still on vacation after participating in the UEFA Nations League with Portugal.
What did Bruno Fernandes say about Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United future?
When the Manchester United midfielder was asked about Cristiano Ronaldo’s future at Old Trafford, He said: “Now we’re both on vacation and nobody bothers their friends on vacation.
“What I hope is that Cristiano will be there [at United’s training ground] with me on Monday. He’s one of those who will come back later because of the national team’s games and I’m not waiting for anything more than that.
“As far as I know there is nothing more than that, but everyone knows their future. I don’t believe the club is willing to lose a value like Cristiano.”
Bruno Fernandes added: “I don’t know, but for the Sporting fans it would be a great moment, almost everyone would like that to happen, but it depends on what Cristiano expects for his future.
“He has the ambition to continue playing for many years to come and we’ll see what he decides.”
The Red Devils will play their first pre-season match against arch rivals Liverpool on 12 July.