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Former Manchester United footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly set to undergo a medical at Al-Nassr ahead of a transfer deal.

The move will see him earn 173 million pounds ($208 Million) per year, reported Mirror. He left Manchester United in acrimonious fashion following a bombshell interview with TV personality Piers Morgan.

Manchester Evening News reported that the 37-year-old headed to the FIFA World Cup in Qatar with Portugal as a free agent after he and Manchester United parted ways. Since his exit from the club, his options have steadily decreased. Bayern Munich and Real Madrid also ruled themselves out of signing him. It is said that Ronaldo's agent failed to find a team in Europe for his client. It forced the Portugal captain to look elsewhere.

One of the only offers that Ronaldo has got has come from Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr, which currently sits top of the table in the Saudi Pro League. The Saudi side is optimistic about completing the move. It has already booked accommodation for Ronaldo and his advisors. It is hopeful of announcing Ronaldo's arrival in time for the beginning of the January transfer window.

The "broad terms" of Ronaldo's contract have reportedly been agreed and the ball is now in his court about the final decision. He will also be given a role in Saudi Arabia's bid for the 2030 World Cup. He will have an "outsized role" in the running of Al-Nassr, with the power to appoint the manager of his choice. Current manager Rudi Garcia, who has already hailed the superstar attacker, will hope that Ronaldo does not exercise that right if he does complete a move to Saudi Arabia.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has also been linked with Chelsea. After an impressive career in Europe, it's understandable that he wants to stay in the continent. This would allow him to keep playing Champions League football, reported Football.london. But interest from clubs remaining in Europe's top competition seem to be dwindling.

It was revealed that he was even offered to Eintracht Frankfurt. CEO of the club, Axel Hellmann, said that Ronaldo was offered to the club, with Philip Holzer, chairman of supervisory board, adding, "I have the feeling he was offered to every Champions League club."

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo by: AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev

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