During a series of questions and answers with supporters, Leonardo raised many subjects this Tuesday at the Parc des Princes. The sporting director of PSG was notably asked about the possibility of recruiting Cristiano Ronaldo next summer.
It’s a name that has been hovering over the Parc des Princes since the Qatari owners bought the club in 2011. At almost every transfer window, Cristiano Ronaldo is mentioned. at PSG. More or less well-founded rumors which are still relevant today. Some European media are raising the possibility that the 35-year-old star, currently at Juventus, will land with the French champions next summer. Asked this Tuesday about this, during a series of questions and answers with suppporters, Leonardo was not surprised.
« All the things that come out around a name like Cristiano’s is because it’s football today, » said the Brazilian manager. « If Cristiano wakes up and says: ‘I’m going to another club’ « How many clubs can he go to? How many clubs can a player of this level buy? There are five or six clubs. It’s a closed circle. PSG is in this circle and everyone is talking about PSG ».
« Today there is no madness »
If he does not clearly close the door to an arrival of CR7 in the future, Leonardo still seriously chills this possibility. Due to the economic context in particular. At a time when the health crisis linked to Covid-19 which is undermining the finances of the club in the capital.
« As usual, it is first of all opportunities and situations. We always prepare our mercatos, with our list and our priorities. But it is normal that there are extras things like that from time to time. Today, there is no madness, « concludes » Leo « .