Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo is torn between moving to Newcastle United or Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr following the 37-year-old’s exit from Manchester United by mutual consent. (Marca – in Spanish)
Manchester United have saved about £15.5m in wages after coming to a mutual agreement with Ronaldo to end his contract before it runs out in the summer. (Times – subscription required)
Chelsea are set to open talks over Ronaldo as co-owner Todd Boehly sees the appeal of signing the Portuguese on a free transfer, although manager Graham Potter is less convinced. (CBS, via Sun)
Chelsea and Newcastle are thought to have distanced themselves from moves for Ronaldo, while Inter Miami are understood to be looking elsewhere. (Telegraph)
Ronaldo’s goals during his second spell at Manchester United have cost the club £1.2m each. (Mail)
Arsenal are considering a January move for Palmeiras’ Brazilian forward Danilo, 21. (Sun)
Newcastle United are willing to pay Borussia Monchengladbach £10m in January to sign France forward Marcus Thuram, 25, whose contract expires next summer. (Football Insider)
France midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, 22, says Liverpool made the first move for him but he was intent on moving to Real Madrid from Monaco this summer once the Spanish side came in for him. (Le Parisien, via 90 Min)
Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28, has said he is uncertain of his future at Barcelona, having emerged as a target for former club Manchester United in the summer transfer window. (Mirror)
A Barcelona adviser has hit back at a suggestion from Manchester United target Frenkie de Jong that the club’s board leaked the contract details for the Netherlands midfielder, 25, last summer. (Mirror)
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