Without a club after breaking his contract with Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo signed with Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia. And barely arrived, the 37-year-old striker would claim a few players on the transfer window. The Portuguese would like Pepe to join him. But obviously, FC Porto does not really seem favorable to the idea of letting go of its central defender.
In full discomfort Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo used the world Cup in Qatar to slam the door. The Red Devils, after being clashed by the 37-year-old striker, had no choice but to break the five-time Ballon d’Or contract. Without club, Cristiano Ronaldo therefore opted for an adventure in Saudi Arabia. The former star of real Madrid committed to the side ofAl Nassr. And just arrived, Cristiano Ronaldo would have some demands on the transfer window.
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Cristiano Ronaldo demands Pepe from Al-Nassr
According to information from MARCA, Cristiano Ronaldo would already begin to claim the recruitment of some players to Al Nassr to form a competitive team. With this in mind, the 37-year-old striker would have requested that the Saudi club go and get Pepe, who plays for the side of FC Porto. The two players know each other very well, having played together for a long time in real Madrid and with the Portuguese selection. At the end of the contract next June, Pepe could be tempted by an experience in Saudi Arabia given that he will be 40 next February.
“Pepe represents too much for the club”
Sergio Conceicao was therefore questioned on the subject at a press conference. And the trainer FC Porto announced that he wasn’t even thinking about letting go Pepe : “ Al Nassr wants to build a team to win the Champions League. They are on another continent. […] Pepe represents too much for the club, for the fans, for the city. We don’t even talk about it or think about it. We think about our goals and what lies ahead. ” That is clear. the FC Porto would not really intend to let go of his central defender this winter.