It all allegedly came from social media and a comment saying “ Cristiano Ronaldo, come to Galatasaray (Cristiano Ronaldo, comes to Galatasaray) from a fan of the Istanbul club on an Instagram post and liked by the Portuguese star. According Sport, contacts would have really been established between the Istanbul club and the five-time Ballon d’Or. However, the requirements of the 37-year-old international striker (189 caps / 117 goals) are important. The Manchester United player’s salary is one of the constraints to securing his services.
According to the Spanish daily, a Turkish journalist confirmed Galatasaray’s approach but the player would have replied: ” Galatasaray is a big club but I wouldn’t go to a team that isn’t in the Champions League. “A sine qua none condition for the Portuguese star, who wishes to remain the top scorer in the cup with big ears.