Cristiano Ronaldo agrees in principle to join Fenerbahce


The Cristiano Ronaldo transfer saga may not be finished, with new reports he has agreed to terms on a move to Turkish side Fenerbahce.

Ronaldo, 37, has come off the bench in each of Manchester United’s last three wins on the trot, with his only start of the season coming in a 4-0 defeat at Brentford.

With the transfer window closed in England, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands and most of Europe’s top leagues, Ronaldo seemed destined to stay at United until at least January – but the Turkish window remains open until September. 8.

Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahce could be set for a massive influx of star power after Ajansspor reported that Ronaldo has been persuaded by the club’s Portuguese manager Jorge Jesus to make the jump.

No team in the Super Lig has scored more than Fenerbahce’s 13 goals in four games this season and more firepower could be on the way as club president Ali Koc is said to be on board with the move, with the final details needed to finalize things.

Koc is experienced in making major signings, convincing Ronaldo’s former Real Madrid team-mate Mesut Özil to sign last season, picking up eight goals and two assists in 22 league games before opting to stay in the Super Lig for the next campaign and move to Istanbul. Basaksehir.

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