CHELSEA are reportedly set to open talks to sign Cristiano Ronaldo after he was axed by Manchester United.
ReutersCristiano Ronaldo is a free agent after leaving Chelsea[/caption]
ReutersRonaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes is reportedly set to open talks with Chelsea[/caption]
Now a free agent the 37-year-old will be on the lookout for his next club.
Reporter Ben Jacobs tweeted: “Todd Boehly sees the appeal of Cristiano Ronaldo.”
He also revealed that Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes is will “offer” him to Chelsea again.
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However, a move remains “complicated” as new manager Graham Potter is “less convinced” about the idea of signing him.
A move for the attacker will require the backing from Potter, who is still adjusting the side to fit his style.
Chelsea spent big in the summer bringing in over £200million worth of talent, but they have yet to make a positive impact on the team.
The Blues are currently 8th in the Premier League having lost three and drawn two in their last five games.
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Ronaldo has also been linked with a move to his boyhood club Sporting Lisbon and with clubs in the MLS.
He is currently on international duty with Portugal at the World Cup in Qatar.