A-League boss Danny Townsend has made a bid to lure Cristiano Ronaldo to the Australian prime flight whereas admitting it may not be capable of compete financially with rival presents for the disaffected Manchester United star.
Ronaldo’s future at United is up within the air after he stated he felt “betrayed” by the Premier League membership and had no respect for its supervisor Erik ten Hag in an interview with Piers Morgan.
Townsend informed Australian media on Thursday that he had made a proposal to Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, in case Ronaldo components methods with United.
“(Ronaldo) stated he wasn’t getting any love and respect at Manchester United however we’ll definitely give him loads of love and respect in Australia,” Townsend stated in feedback printed by Information Corp.
“We’d not be capable of compete financially with different presents however we are able to compete in different methods.”
Ronaldo’s former United workforce mate Nani joined A-League membership Melbourne Victory this season.
Ronaldo, the main scorer within the historical past of males’s worldwide soccer with 117 objectives in 191 official matches, is getting ready to steer Portugal in Qatar in his fifth World Cup.
“Clearly it’s an extended shot however we’ve definitely bought a compelling proposition for him right here in Australia to think about,” Townsend informed native radio station SportsFM earlier on Thursday.