The arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo has revolutionized Manchester United and the Premier League. The Portuguese returns after 12 years to the club with which he knew how to win the Champions League in 2008, among other titles, and there is already great expectation among the fans to shout their goals again with the jersey of the Red Devils. The hiring of the attacker, the last step through the Juventus from Italy, is a great bet of the team managers, who They have spared no resources when it comes to agreeing on the salary that he will receive in his two-year contract.
Not surprisingly, starting this week, CR7 will become the best paid footballer of the entire squad who directs the coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was his partner on the court between 2003 and 2007. As revealed by the English newspaper The Sun, the winner of five Ballons d’Or will receive a figure close to the 480 thousand pounds a week, which is equivalent to about 660 thousand US dollars.
Although at first Cristiano’s agents had asked for 510 thousand pounds a week, they later accepted a reduction to be able to close the deal with United within the framework of a two-year contract. In this way, the footballer will receive some 25 million pounds per year.
Second in the table of players with the best salaries was the Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea, who receives 375 thousand pounds a week (19.5 million annually), followed by two of the reinforcements of the team for this campaign, the British Jadon sancho and french Raphael varane, which take 350 thousand and 340 thousand, respectively in the same period. The gaul Paul Pogba stayed in fourth place, with 290 thousand.
It should be remembered that United paid out some 15 million euros to free him from the Turin club. But you can also pay a few 8 million euros extra in concept of bonuses for objectives (of which 5 million are highly achievable). In this way, Juventus, which is experiencing financial problems, managed to make money with a senior player and freed itself from a salary of considerable burden for its coffers.
These days, Cristiano is in Portugal and it is expected that during the weekend he will travel to Manchester with his girlfriend, the model Georgina rodriguez, and their four children. The English press echoed the versions that indicate that one of his first objectives upon arrival would be to get a “mega-mansion” in which to establish his residence.
Although he flirted with a possible arrival at Manchester City, the destinies of the Portuguese and United have met again. And, as it transpired once the agreement was sealed, there was a person who was key to reaching this agreement: Sir Alex Ferguson. The historic coach of the Red Devils was the one who picked up the phone and called CR7 to return to the club where he was able to shine between 2003 and 2009. Now it will only be a matter of hours before the great desire of the fans can be fulfilled. definitive way with the first training of the Portuguese attacker under the command of Solskjaer.