The CR7 has associated to a return to Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘CR7’ has been associated with a sensational return to Real Madrid after Juventus were kicked off, from the UEFA Champions League last week.

Ronaldo has been associated with a move away from the Bianconeri since the beginning of the season, when he was first backed to make a return to the Santiago Bernabeu, and is now said to be seriously considering his options following the club’s kicked from the Champions League.

ICYMI: Report: Ronaldo wanted PSG switch Last week, reports from France suggested that the 35-year-old had publicly stated his desire to join Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain earlier this year, and

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Spanish publication Sport has now stoked the flames after reporting that Ronaldo’s representatives are working on a plan to make the transfer happen.

Christiano Ronaldo scored a brace but Juventus failed to impress against Lyon. The CR7 has been associated to a possible return to his earlier former club “Real Madrid” instead what we thought earlier on, to be moving to PSG. Image © Getty Images

While PSG appear to be the five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s preferred destination, it is claimed further that Ronaldo’s posse have not closed the door on a potential return to Los Blancos, for whom he scored an incredible 450 goals in 438 appearances between 2009 and 2018.

Real would reportedly be open to facilitating their record goalscorer’s return, but could also receive a boost in their long-time pursuit of Kylian Mbappe should the Portugal international elect to leave for Paris instead.

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Newly appointed Juve boss Andrea Pirlo is likely to resist any attempts made to lure his star player away, however, and is already reportedly planning to sign Ronaldo’s former Real teammate Isco in a bid to convince him to stay in Turin.

That is according to Italian publication Corriere dello Sport, who claimed that Pirlo hopes to sign the Spain international to improve his midfield, with Blaise Matuidi and Aaron Ramsey both looking likely to leave the club in the coming weeks and Miralem Pjanic’s transfer to FC Barcelona having already been confirmed.