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Cristiano Ronaldo Was Reportedly Close To Joining Paris Saint-Germain Before COVID-19 Pandemic

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Cristiano Ronaldo Was Reportedly Close To Joining Paris Saint-Germain Before COVID-19 Pandemic

Cristiano Ronaldo is said to have been close to signing for Paris-Saint Germain prior to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Despite firing Juventus to another Scudetto in his second season in Turin, France Football say the five-time Ballon d'Or winner was "unhappy" and "had a dream" of lining up alongside Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in a stunning strikeforce.

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According to the French outlet, Ronaldo became particularly frustrated in October when he failed to score or assist in a 2-1 win over Lokomotiv Moscow - missing a tap-in and not really celebrating the winning goal with Paulo Dybala.

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The report states the Portuguese superstar was "ready to picture himself" in destination and was keen on a move to Paris, where he won Euro 2016 with Portugal.

Image: PA
Image: PA

His representatives believed it was "very probable" that the former Manchester United and Real Madrid would be leaving.

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Ronaldo, Neymar and Mbappe in the same side would be almost unfair for opposition defenders in Ligue One, but the emergence of coronavirus means the likelihood of a potential big-money transfer happening is now pretty slim.

The 35-year old, who has 63 goals in 88 appearances for Juventus, celebrated the club's latest triumph by purchasing a rare £8.5 million Bugatti Centodieci and a £5.5 million luxury yacht that he and his family have been spending time on.

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Topics: Football News, Paris Saint-Germain, Football, PSG, Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo

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