Cristiano Ronaldo’s Dream Reunion at Al Nassr Crushed by Erik ten Hag

Published 12/18/2023, 1:58 PM EST

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It seems like the Cristiano RonaldoCasemiro reunion may not end up happening. For weeks rumors have been swirling around about Al Nassr‘s interest in signing Manchester United‘s defensive midfielder Casemiro. However, recent reports suggest that the club’s coach, Erik ten Hag, still requires the Brazilian’s services.

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The transfer saga surrounding Casemiro has been an intriguing one. While several teams in Saudi Arabia have expressed their interest in acquiring his talents, even French giants Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly keen on signing him. Yet, Fabrizio Romano revealed that there are currently no concrete plans for his move.

The Cristiano Ronaldo-Casemiro reunion might just stay a dream

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Renowned soccer journalist Fabrizio Romano recently sat down in an interview to talk about the 31-year-old’s situation. “What I always been told is that at the moment there is absolutely nothing guaranteed in terms of Casemiro’s exit for the January window,” assured Romano.

He further clarified that there are no negotiations but also added, “Of course, in case they receive a very important proposal, maybe from Saudi this could change, but at the moment there are no negotiations at all between Casemiro and any Saudi club, not even with Paris Saint-Germain.” The journalist then gave an update that may come as a disappointment to fans hoping for the Cristiano Ronaldo-Casemiro reunion.

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Romano indicated that the defensive-midfielder remains a crucial player for Erik ten Hag. He mentioned, “The relationship between them is still good.” This suggests that Manchester United is in no hurry to part ways with the midfielder. While Casemiro’s move still is uncertain, there is another player and former teammate of Cristiano Ronaldo that Al Nassr has set their sights on.

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Al Nassr preparing another reunion for Ronaldo

According to recent reports, Al Nassr has expressed interest in acquiring the services of Manchester United and former Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. Not only that but the Saudi side is reportedly close to finishing the deal.

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This leaves the possibility of the French center-back joining them either in the upcoming January transfer window or next summer. It will certainly be intriguing to discover whether any of Cristiano Ronaldo’s ex-teammates, Casemiro or Raphael Varane, will ultimately join him in Saudi Arabia. Only time will reveal the answer to this question. What are your thoughts on this? Let us know in the comments.

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