Cristiano Ronaldo ‘rejected an offer worth £210MILLION from Saudi Arabia in the summer’…which would have seen the wantaway Man United star earn £1.7m a WEEK
- Reports claim Cristiano Ronaldo received Saudi Arabian team Al-Hilal
- The Riyadh based side were willing to make him the world’s highest paid player
- Ronaldo, however, wanted to continue playing football at the highest level
Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly rejected the chance to become the highest paid footballer in the world during the summer.
Spanish outlet Marca claim to have verified news in Portugal that Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal offered the Manchester United superstar a contract worth £210m for two season.
The offer from the Riyadh based side would have seen Ronaldo make £1.7m a week.
Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly rejected the chance to become the highest paid footballer
The 37-year-old, however, wanted to continue playing football at the highest level.
He made it clear in the summer that he wished to end his United comeback after the club failed to qualify for the Champions League.
Despite links to the likes of Atletico Madrdid, Sporting and Napoli, he was unable to secure a move to a club in Europe’s premier competition.
Ronaldo has since been used primarily from the bench under new manager Erik ten Hag.
The World Cup now looks to be Ronaldo’s main focus with a transfer in the January window remaining a possibility.
Ronaldo has had a difficult start to the new season with his playing time limited