Real Madrid seal Ronaldo deal

June 26, 2009

Finally, Real Madrid can say that Cristiano Ronaldo is their player after the club reached agreement with the Portuguese over personal terms (which are presumably pretty generous).

The announcement is there on the Real website, with the news that Ronaldo will be presented at the Bernabeu on July 6. Expect an announcement with the razzmatazz to rival the Beckham presentation…

So Real have got their man, and Manchester United have their 80 million pounds. Will he, and Kaka, be enough to make Real Champions League players once again? And how should United spend that money? They’re going to need inspiration from somewhere…

PHOTO: Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Lisbon airport June 5, 2009. REUTERS/Hugo Correia

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Great player but an awful lot of money, Ronaldo is now the world’s best paid player.

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I think Fergie should do what he has always done on the right flank, put faith in someone little known then see fantastic results. Kanchelskis (up to a point) while Beckham and Ronaldo were unknown kids.
Im not sure Wigan’s Valencia is the answer though…

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A decent holding midfielder may not go amiss.

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