Paris Saint-Germain have not given up their dream of luring Cristiano Ronaldo to the Parc des Princes in the summer, according to reports.
Following the summer splurges on Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, the Ligue 1 leaders need to find around £60million in January to comply with Fifa’s Fair Play regulations.
Angel Di Maria, Javier Pastore, Lucas Moura and Julian Draxler are up for sale — but the departure of the highly-rated Goncalo Guedes to Valencia still raised a few eyebrows.
And El Confidencial believe it is because they are paving the way for the arrival of Ronaldo.
The reigning Ballon d’Or-winner has made it clear to the Los Blancos chiefs he will leave if they do not make him the highest-paid player in the world.
Having seen what Neymar is earning, Ronaldo knows he will be well looked after in the French capital.
Reports emerged during the summer that he was ready to leave Real Madrid as he was “unhappy”.
Relations smoothed over and Florentino Perez confirmed he would not be departing.
However, Ronaldo has hinted his displeasure at Real Madrid’s summer business, insisting they let the likes of Alvaro Morata leave without bringing in a replacement.
To make matters more interesting, Los Blancos will face PSG in the Champions League last-16.
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