Cristiano Ronaldo will reportedly be forced to take a pay cut as a result of Manchester United's miserable Premier League campaign.
Ronaldo notched 24 goals in all competitions last year but was unable to fire United's flops into the top-four. United missed out on Champions League football and eventually finished the season in sixth spot under the guidance of interim chief Ralf Rangnick.
As a result of United's failure to qualify for the Champions League, Ronaldo has made it clear to the Old Trafford hierarchy that he would like to quit the club this summer – but if a move doesn't materialise then Ronaldo will be hit in the pocket.
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According to a new report from The Telegraph, Ronaldo's £480,000-a-week wages will be lower next season as the figure included 'incentive clauses based around United's participation in the Champions League'.
While Ronaldo is hopeful of securing a move away from Manchester United in the coming weeks, it remains to be seen if any of the 37-year-old's potential suitors would be able to meet his wage demands.
Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Napoli have all been sounded out by Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes over a potential move for the Portuguese superstar – but United have insisted that they have received no approaches for their talisman.
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The report goes on to outline that Manchester United 'fully expect' Ronaldo to see out the final year of the two-year deal he penned last summer.
It is expected that the Old Trafford hierarchy will seek showdown talks with Ronaldo once he clocks in for pre-season training under new boss Erik ten Hag on Monday.
Discovering that Ronaldo wishes to leave the club will come as a major blow to the Dutchman, who is yet to make a single signing since arriving at the club. United are hopeful of tying up a deal for Feyenoord full-back Tyrell Malacia early next week, while talks continue with Barcelona over a deal for Frenkie de Jong.
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