Dawson: Man United in "pole position" to lớn re-sign Ronalvày (1:52)Rob Dawson says a return to Old Trafford is now a possibility after rival Manchester City pulls out of the race for his transfer. (1:52)


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Manchester City have pulled out of the race khổng lồ sign Cristiano Ronalvì, sources have sầu told lasideas.org, with rivals Manchester United in "advanced" talks to lớn secure a stunning khuyến mãi.

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City were offered the chance to sign the 36-year-old but although a move sầu was considered, they have sầu decided not to move sầu forward.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hinted that the club could make a move for Ronalbởi at his news conference on Friday afternoon và sources have sầu told lasideas.org that after being made aware of United"s late interest, it was communicated to lớn Juventus that Ronaldo wanted to lớn return to Old Trafford và that he asked the Serie A side khổng lồ open negotiations. Ronalvày left United for Real Madrid in an £80 million khuyến mãi in 2009.

Swap deals with United players moving to Turin have sầu been discussed but sources have sầu told lasideas.org United are now prepared khổng lồ pay Juventus" €28m valuation. Plans are in place for Ronalvì chưng to lớn undergo a medical in Lisbon this weekover, provided the two clubs can come lớn an agreement. Ronaldo left Italy on a private jet on Friday. Sources have sầu told lasideas.org that United are "confident" they can get the giảm giá over the line và that talks are now "advanced".

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Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri confirmed on Friday that Ronalvày wanted to lớn leave the club before the transfer window deadline on Aug. 31.

Sources said that City were tempted khổng lồ explore the possibility of signing Ronalbởi vì after Harry Kane announced he would be staying at Tottensay đắm Hotspur and that the Portugal international was keen to move to the Etihad Stadium, before United"s interest became known. City, according to lớn sources, considered signing Ronalvị but decided it was not the right fit, particularly because of the finances involved.

lasideas.org has been told that Ronalvì was still exchanging texts và WhatsApp messages with some ex-players as late as 1 a.m. BST on Friday morning.

Wayne Rooney, who played alongside Ronalvày at United, spoke on Thursday khổng lồ say he doubted that Ronalbởi would risk his reputation at Old Trafford by signing for City.

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And sources have told lasideas.org that Ronalvày was told in clear terms by former teammates that his standing in United"s history, & the affection with which he is still held by the fans, would be damaged forever if he signed for City.