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Ronaldo’s not so suprising return
As discussed previously, Cristiano Ronaldo made the shock return to Manchester United after a stunning change in events that originally saw him leaving Juventus for Manchester City. Regardless, there was no doubt that he was heading back to the city of Manchester. A phone call from Sir Alex Ferguson was reportedly the reason for the change in heart and making the decision to rejoin United. However, this may have been a headline catcher and not as true as first thought, according to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
What did Khabib know before us all?
Who would have thought that Khabib Nurmagomedov the elite UFC fighter would be good friends with the ace footballer; Cristiano Ronaldo. According to Khabib, him and Ronaldo have a very good relationship and are good friends, claiming that they speak daily.
Speaking to RT, Khabib stated: “A month ago, he told me he was moving to United.
“I expected this deal to take place. I think that United is more suitable for him than Juventus. For me, the transition was not a surprise.”
Khabib revealed earlier in the year how he and Ronaldo talk ‘almost every day’.
Khabib went on to say: “We talk many times – almost every day – but when we met we had a conversation about where we got our motivation from.
“He told me that he wants his son to be his successor. When Cristiano was a kid, he could only dream of having a simple pair of boots.
Was this the plan all along?
From this shocking reveal from Khabib, it throws the integrity behind the headline grabbing stories of Ronaldo moving to Manchester City and how Sir Alex Ferguson reversed his decision into doubt.
Its’s well established that Ronaldo likes to be the talk of the town, and wants the headlines to be all about him. It’s not a bad thing, he just wants to be ‘The Man’. With the move of Lionel Messi to PSG after 17 years with Barcelona on a free transfer being the talk of the summer following Euro 2020, Ronaldo surely didn’t want all of the attention to be on his nemesis.
Considering Khabib’s statement that Ronaldo confirmed he was moving to Manchester United 1 MONTH AGO, this falls around the time of Messi’s announcement. Did the ignite the fire in Ronaldo to push for a move away from Juventus? Creating drama before the big reveal doesn’t seem out of character for Ronaldo… When does he do anything without drama?
Only the man himself can confirm the truth behind the whole transfer saga…