Found August 02, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
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With Real Madrid stepping up their interest in Gareth Bale and media reports coming at us hot and heavy about a world record transfer fee, there has been work going on behind the scenes in Manchester for another blockbuster deal, David Moyes has been in contact with Madrid in relation to the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo for £80 million. Many people have claimed that a move back to Manchester at some stage of his career was inevitable and it appears United, for the last 12 days, have been hammering out terms to make it happen. It would make perfect sense as it was July 17th (almost exactly 12 days) when news broke that Ed Woodward, United’s Chief Executive, had returned from their tour of Asia with transfer business to attend to. Nothing since has happened regarding Cesc, Modric or any of The Red Devils’ supposed transfer targets so maybe it was Ronaldo he was flying home to discuss. The nuts and bolts of it are this: Ronaldo has two years to run on his contract and has not committe...
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