Cristiano Ronaldo’s Man Utd contract info, transfer news and net worth amid ‘walking mood’ claim

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All the latest transfer news involving Manchester United and Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo and his increasingly tempestuous second stint at Manchester United contine to dominate headlines and column inches as we approach the latter stages of this summer’s transfer window.

The Portuguese icon has repeatedly been touted for a move away from the Red Devils in recent months, and two defeats in two Premier League matches has done little to ease tensions around Old Trafford.

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Various reports outline the 37-year-old’s dissatisfaction with the current state of things at United, and there are still lingering suggestions that he could be on his way out of the club in the near future.

We’ve taken a look at Ronaldo’s current situation at United below...

What is Ronaldo’s current situation at Old Trafford?

The Portuguese icon has been repeatedly linked with a move away from United this summer, and despite his involvement in each of his side’s first two Premier League matches this season, various reports would seem to suggest that he continues to be dissatisified with his current situation at Old Trafford.

According to The Times, Ronaldo’s demeanour is “worsening” the atmosphere around Carrington, with one source describing the forward as “a walking bad mood”.

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His disdain has become so noticeable that senior figures are to said to have questioned whether it is worth keeping him at the club, with his recent behaviour representing a cause for concern among staff.

Similarly, The Athletic report that Ronaldo frequently eats alone when at the training ground, while the 37-year-old is also understood to have openly argued with Erik ten Hag’s tactical approach.

What is Ronaldo’s contract situation?

As things stand, Ronaldo’s current deal with United runs until next summer, with the option of an additional year written into the deal.

In recent days, however, the Red Devils have refuted claims that talks have been held over the potential termination of his contract.

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United’s official stance is that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is not for sale. A spokesperson for the club said: “There is no change in the club’s position”.

What is the latest transfer news involving Ronaldo?

After an initial flurry of transfer speculation earlier in the summer, talk of Ronaldo’s potential exit has quietened down in recent weeks, with possible destinations looking increasingly limited for the forward.

One avenue that could remain open, however, is a sensational return to Madrid with Diego Simeone’s Atletico.

Ronaldo, of course, spent the best part of his career with city rivals Real, but is said to be keen on a move to the Metropolitano, according to Guillem Balague.

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It is worth reiterating, however, that United do not consider the player to be up for sale.

What is Ronaldo’s net worth?

According to various sources, Ronaldo’s net worth comes in at a whopping $500 million, equivalent to around £413.7 million.

As per Forbes, the United star has earned $115 million [£95.1m] in 2022 alone, making him the third-highest paid athlete in the world, behind Lionel Messi and NBA icon LeBron James.

As explained by the American business magazine: “Much of Ronaldo’s earning power comes from his massive social media presence: He has 690 million followers across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, giving him leverage to demand sky-high rates from sponsors such as Nike, Herbalife and Clear shampoo.

“He is also an investor in Tatel restaurants—including a new location in Beverly Hills—and is the face of ZujuGP, a forthcoming app aiming to be a ​​digital soccer community.”

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