Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has tried to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to Barcelona, if only the Portuguese can not go to Real Madrid, according to the new biography “Cristiano Ronaldo Biography.”
According to the newspaper in the summer of 2008 Ferguson was furious with the behaviour of the former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon as “Reds” even sent a letter to his colleagues from “Santiago Bernabeu”, which wanted to stop speculation, Ronaldo will go to Real. To prevent such a scenario, Ferguson was ready to sell Ronaldo to any other team if he is not Real Madrid, as the Scot has had talks with the leadership of Barcelona.
“Catalans” are not interested in the opportunity to buy Ronaldo, which has led Ferguson to change tactics. “Cristiano had already decided for themselves where they want to play. Ferguson knew there was no way to stop him, so he proposed a” gentlemen’s agreement “- Ronaldo to remain at” Old Trafford “one more year and if the present level and it came to a record offer from the club not to make any obstacles for the transfer, “he wrote in the book. Eventually, it happened in the summer of 2009, Ronaldo moved to Real Madrid for a record than the sum of 80 million pounds.