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€1 Billion Buy-Out Clause Is A Drop In The Ocean

€1 Billion Buy-Out Clause Is A Drop In The Ocean

If you believe some of what you read in the papers, notably the Sunday Mirror then Cristiano Ronaldo would move to Manchester City but only if the club gave Real Madrid a world record £150million transfer fee. And on top of all that paid the Portuguese striker £400,000 a week.

The paper also suggest the 26-year-old and former Manchester United player would also want to be made captain and get the No.7 shirt, should the transfer materialise.

Rumours circulating around some of the sports journalists say City are making various attempts to lure Ronaldo to the City of Manchester Stadium but does anyone really think he'll return to the North-West of England?

A friend of Ronaldo's has reportedly said...

'Ronaldo is seriously tempted. He has been gloating that he wants to take the money, join City, score 50 goals in the Premier League and then leave.'

'He has fond memories of Manchester and still has good friends there,'
said the unnamed source.

Two years ago Real Madrid paid Manchester United £80 million and in doing so gave Ronaldo a six-year contract thought to be worth €11 million per year. In addition the contract is thought to have a €1 billion buy-out clause.

The money regarding the buy-out is a drop in the ocean for City owner Sheikh Mansour but would it ever happen?

Tell us what you think in the comments section directly below this article.

The Daily Mirror article can be found here.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:danielqpr
Date:Sunday June 12 2011
Time: 1:34PM

Comments

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***** stirring hacks ***** stirring as usual. What's up are City not being ostentatious enough? People might start noticing other clubs are spending ridiculous money on ridiculously overpriced players, we can't be having that. I personally wouldn't want the ladyboy at City if we got him for nothing and he played for free.
Bluedub
12/06/2011 13:49:00
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You get stcicky fingers reading toilet paper
jackblue
12/06/2011 14:43:00
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£1 billion a drop in the ocean? Lmao, no1 in the world would consider a billion a drop in the ocean surely!
liamyid
12/06/2011 15:18:00
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raul sorry not figo
spurticus87
12/06/2011 15:39:00
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im sorry but your deluded, no offense i like city you deserve your recent success as fans you've had it hard at times and im glad of most of the clubs out there yours is doing well especially as i deteste united! lol but not in a month of sundays would ronaldo return hes on god knows how much at real madrid so the money is not an issue and its been his dream to play for them since he was a little boy so not in a month of sundays would he ever return, he will retire at madrid like figo a legend of the game and their club
spurticus87
12/06/2011 15:39:00
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LOL!! The press are morons.
ACLamp
12/06/2011 15:59:00
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Spurticus - nobody at City wants him, nobody will be willing to pay €1bn for a footballer, and every Blues fan I've spoken to thinks the man is an arrogant piece of $hit. If you approach the press hype with a more critical eye you'll see it's all made-up tripe designed to sell papers. Nothing to do with us!
fifthcolumnblue
12/06/2011 16:06:00
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Haha! Yeah right.
TheFamousNo7
12/06/2011 16:43:00
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please god , allah, jehova, and every other god that is around, KEEP THAT DIVING PUFF AT MADRID.... AND NEVER WEAR THE FAMOUS SKY BLUE SHIRT OF MANCHESTER CITY.... EVER..... does that make my feelings clear or is it a bit ambiguous......
cityman51
12/06/2011 17:22:00
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The only people that would believe such crap are scum supporters and morons that read the mirror ......come to think of it !!!!!
Doody
12/06/2011 23:49:00
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