Cristiano Ronaldo to be joined in Saudi Arabia by forgotten Man Utd star after club ‘agrees transfer’

CRISTIANO RONALDO could be joined in Saudi Arabia by one of his forgotten former Manchester United team-mates.

Ronaldo, 38, sparked a mass of transfers to the Middle Eastern country when he signed for Al-Nassr in January.

Alex Telles could be on his way to Al-NassrGetty

And now he looks on course to be reunited with Alex Telles at the Saudi Pro League side.

According to Fabrizio Romano, United are close to finalising a deal with Al-Nassr for the left-back, with a verbal agreement in place.

It is thought the transfer will be sealed as soon as the documents and final checks are completed.

Al-Nassr also want to land Lens’ former Manchester City academy midfielder Sefo Fofana.

Telles, 30, joined United from Porto in a £15.4million deal in 2020.

However, he has struggled to make an impression at Old Trafford, failing to dislodge Luke Shaw from the spot.

Tyrell Malacia also joined the Red Devils last summer, further pushing Telles down the pecking order.

The 12-cap Brazil international spent last season on loan at Sevilla.


He made 38 appearances for the Spanish giants, including 94 minutes in the Europa League final as they beat Roma on penalties.

But Telles has not reported for pre-season with United and looks set to be sold this summer.

Al-Nassr have already brought in Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic this summer.

The midfielder arrived fresh from reaching the Champions League final with Inter Milan.

But their hopes of signing Hakim Ziyech fell through when he reportedly failed a medical and then refused a major pay cut.

However, Al-Nassr were hit with a ban on registering new players by Fifa after refusing to pay £390,000 in add-ons they owe Leicester City for Ahmed Musa, who left the Foxes in 2018.

And their pre-season woes took another hit when Ronaldo’s side were stuffed 5-0 in a friendly against Celta Vigo.

GettyCristiano Ronaldo is the standout star at Al-Nassr[/caption]

ReutersRonaldo and Telles were team-mates at Old Trafford[/caption]

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