Cristiano Ronaldo has rejected a mammoth contract offer worth €275m from an unnamed Saudi Arabian club.
90min reported on Thursday that the Blues have now decided against going after CR7 - despite new owner Todd Boehly being initially enticed by the opportunity to make a statement signing.
According to ESPN, the latest club to register interest in the five-time Ballon d'Or winner are an unnamed one from Saudi Arabia. The club are said to have tabled a €30m bid for Ronaldo's services, and also offered the player an astonishing deal that would see the 37-year-old earn €275m for just two years.
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That offer has been rejected by Ronaldo however, who now looks likelier than ever to stay at Manchester United beyond this summer transfer window.
The forward only re-join the Red Devils last summer, and while he did score 24 goals in all competitions during the 2021/22 campaign, the club struggled and finished a disappointing sixth place - having scored just 57 goals in 38 league games.
Things are looking a bit more optimistic ahead of next season, with Man Utd appointing the highly-rated Erik ten Hag as their new manager.