The Atletico board tells Simeone what he needs to do to make Ronaldo’s transfer a reality!

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Diego Simeone wants to make Cristiano Ronaldo his number 1 transfer target for Atletico Madrid this summer, according to reports.

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But the Spanish giants will need to raise 40 million euros in sales if they want to finance a deal for the Portuguese superstar.

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is said to be ready to sign Cristiano Ronaldo.

The 37-year-old star has told United he wants to leave in order to continue playing in the Champions League.

The Red Devils finished sixth in the Premier League last season – a position which qualified them for the Europa League.

Atletico are in the Champions League and AS understands the Argentine tactician likes the idea of ​​signing Ronaldo.
Simeone believes the five-time Ballon d’Or winner could be the perfect replacement for Luis Suarez – who left at the end of last season when his contract expired.

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But to do this, they will first have to sell players in the amount of 40 million euros.

There is also the concern about him being a Real Madrid legend – Atletico’s bitter rivals.
Ronaldo was the king of Madrid when he scored 311 goals in 292 La Liga games between 2009 and 2018, in a period that also saw him win the Champions League four times.

And it made him public enemy No 1 with Atleti – but now he could be set to join them in sensational fashion.

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