Football TransfersMan City “Shifts Focus” to Ronaldo Transfer Hours After Kane’s U-turn
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Manchester City are said to turn their attention to the Icon Cristiano Ronaldo transfer hours after Harry Kane confirmed he is not leaving Tottenham Hotspurs.

Manchester City’s potential move for Harry Kane collapsed when the striker took to social media to announce his dramatic transfer U-turn. And now, Guardiola’s side are said to be exploring the possibilities of landing former Manchester United icon, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Sources claim that Manchester City are open to the idea of signing the 36-year-old Ronaldo who has been linked with PSG in recent days with his Juventus contract set to expire next summer.

Consequently, the Premier League champions would have to find a way to fund Ronaldo’s astronomical wages, which would not fit into the pay structure at the Etihad.

They would also have to finance Juve’s transfer fee – although it would not be as much as the £120m they are thought to have offered Tottenham for Kane.

Similarly, Ronaldo would have to be convinced to join United’s cross-city rivals, after he spent six years at Old Trafford, winning three Premier League titles and the first of his five Champions League triumphs.

Also, it has been reported in recent days that PSG are keen to land the former Real Madrid star in a bid to team him up with his former La Liga rival Lionel Messi.

Suppose he joins PSG, the Portugal ace could end up replacing Kylian Mbappe in the PSG front line, after Real Madrid lodged a £137m bid for the French World Cup winner.

But now it seems the mega-rich Ligue 1 club could face competition from big-spending City as a transfer merry-go-round of some of the world’s top players.

Having landed Jack Grealish for £100m from Aston Villa earlier this summer, City were frustrated in their attempts to sign Kane, with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy demanding as much as £160m.

Guardiola’s side need a central striker following the departure of club legend Sergio Aguero this summer – and Kane had been viewed as the ideal solution although currently, he has faded away as Ronaldo’s picture sets in.