Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo Named Best FIFA Men's Player After Stellar 2017 Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images

Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly reaching an agreement to join Inter Miami, owned by David Beckham.

According to journalist Stefano Benzi, talking to CMIT TV (via TEAMtalk), negotiations are already undertaken between the 37-year-old footballer and Inter Miami, also claiming that Man Utd will not stand in his way.

"From my American correspondence, I learned that there’s already the replacement of Gonzalo Higuain who could be none other than Cristiano Ronaldo. There’s an important possibility of going to Miami with David Beckham, who has preferential channels with Manchester United. The Americans who manage the Red Devils would gladly get rid of Ronaldo’s salary," said Benzi.

"There’s a lot of negotiations underway to bring him to MLS, it would be a welcome destination not only for the player, who would have been convinced to leave Europe," Benzi added.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner came back to Man Utd in the summer transfer window, after 12 years of playing with other teams. Ronaldo has netted 136 goals for Man Utd across his two spells at the club, with 18 of those coming since his return. He has indeed proven his skills in England, Spain and Italy, after starting his career in Portugal.

Benzi claimed that the Major League Soccer would be the best destination for Ronaldo. "In the USA he’d earn a lot, more as a testimonial than by playing football. It’d be perfect for him, for his wife, for his children. Two years in America for Ronaldo are a business of 50-60-70 million dollars a year, not to mention that in November he’ll go to the World Cup. He does the whole season with United, MLS play-offs, then he’d go to the World Cup and at that point he’ll decide what to do."

Ronaldo is reportedly earning over £26.5 million ($35.6 million) a year at Man Utd, more than any other footballer in the Premier League, according to Spotrac. Ronaldo is earning more than £500,000 ($600,000) a week.

Letting Ronaldo go and be off the wage bill could give Old Trafford the chance to close a deal with multiple targets, making it more efficient than spending all the money on just one player.

Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has also been mentioned to be on the move for the Portuguese star.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on March 12, 2022 in Manchester, England. Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images

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