Manchester United are in advanced talks to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo on a two-year contract after submitting a €25m (£21.3m) bid for the Juventus forward.
Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes has confirmed a deal that would see the Portugal captain return to Old Trafford is very close.
Manchester City were offered the chance to sign Ronaldo and considered making a move but pulled out of negotiations on Friday.
The 36-year-old’s departure from Juventus was confirmed by boss Max Allegri on Friday, as he told a press conference he was told by the player he had “no intention” of playing for the club again.
Sky Sports News’ Dharmesh Sheth reports Manchester United are in advanced talks to sign Cristiano.