Galatasaray closes the door to Cristiano Ronaldo (at least for this year)


The president of Galatasaray, recently cited as a potential exit door for Cristiano Ronaldo, told the newspaper As that the recruitment of the Portuguese was not on the agenda. At least not in the near future.

One less suitor for Cristiano Ronaldo. Still blocked at Manchester United despite desires to leave since July, the Portuguese striker was recently cited on the side of Galatasaray for a possible transfer from the next winter transfer window. However, according to recent statements by the president of the Turkish club, seeing the five-time Ballon d’Or land in Istanbul alongside a certain Mauro Icardi is absolutely not on the agenda.

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« In Galatasaray, we should talk about system, project, planning before talking about Cristiano Ronaldo, said Metin Ozturk, in remarks reported by the Spanish daily AS. Currently, there are several stars in our team. important is to have a great performance with them. Cristiano Ronaldo is not on our agenda this year. »

The door is obviously still open for next summer

While his club, deprived of the European Cup this year, is sixth in Turkish D1 just one point behind the leader, the president of Galatasaray obviously does not want to give it a shot. However, Metin Ozturk only talks about the upcoming season, leaving the door open for next summer when the Portuguese will be free.

While the former Real Madrid player would be exasperated by the methods of Erik ten Hag, the clubs likely to welcome him this winter are therefore fewer and fewer. Despite his 700th club goal since the start of his career last weekend, CR7 is experiencing an extremely delicate first part of the season in England, with only two small achievements in all competitions.

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