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Why Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly wanted to go to Dortmund



Cristiano Ronaldo would have been willing to cut back on salary for a move to BVB.

Cristiano Ronaldo was said to be willing to give up a lot of salary if he switched to BVB. Such a transfer would have had very different monetary incentives for the superstar. Borussia Dortmund is worried about four ailing stars before the Bundesliga weekend. All news and rumors about BVB.

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BVB, rumours: That’s why Ronaldo wanted to go to Dortmund

In order to make a move to Borussia Dortmund possible, Cristiano Ronaldo was reportedly willing to accept “big cuts” in salary. This is from a report by sports picture out. At Manchester United he collects 29 million euros net annual salary, which would have blown all frames at BVB.

But the move to Dortmund, which was speculated about last week, but which has now been relegated to the realm of fables by BVB boss Hans-Joachim Watzke, among others, would still have had financial incentives for Ronaldo. The reason: According to the report, many payments from advertising partners are linked to their participation in the Champions League.

As the report goes on to say, the 37-year-old was offered to BVB by a confidante of his agency Gestifute, not by his personal advisor Jorge Mendes directly. Internally, BVB is said to have briefly discussed a Ronaldo commitment, but it was quickly shelved. The high attention paid to such a transfer and the influence on the team chemistry deterred those responsible in Dortmund in addition to the salary.

Bayern Munich and Chelsea FC had also previously decided against signing Cristiano Ronaldo. Noisy sports picture the Bayern bosses are said to have asked around ex-United coach Ralf Rangnick about Ronaldo’s behavior in the cabin. This feedback is said to have additionally deterred FCB.

BVB, rumours: Four Dortmund stars are in danger of failing

Before the next Bundesliga game on Saturday at Hertha BSC, BVB is worried about four stars. Mats Hummels, Mo Dahoud, Donyell Malen and Karim Adeyemi are in danger of being knocked out in Berlin.

Hummels had to be substituted in the 2-3 defeat against Bremen due to problems with the hip flexor, his appearance in Berlin is loud picture still questionable. Also in the case of Dahoud (shoulder injury) a decision will probably only be made at short notice, with Malen (muscular problems) and Adeyemi (injured toe) there are said to be many arguments against playing against Hertha.

BVB – Schedule: The next games

date Opponent venue contest
Saturday 27 August Hertha BSC Olympic Stadium, Berlin Bundesliga, 4th matchday
Friday, September 2nd TSG 1899 Hoffenheim Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund Bundesliga, 5th matchday
Saturday 10 September RB Leipzig Red Bull Arena, Leipzig Bundesliga, 6th matchday

BVB, News: Ex-Liverpool professional pushes for Bellingham change

If former Liverpool professional Stan Collymore has his way, Liverpool FC should poach Jude Bellingham from BVB as soon as possible. On Twitter, he called on the Reds’ owners, Fenway Sports Group, to provide money to sign Dortmund’s youngster.

“Go and get Bellingham now. Test Dortmund’s resistance with an attractive offer and get him here,” said Collymore, who played 64 games for Liverpool from 1995 to 1997.

He pointed out that Manchester City and Chelsea FC would also like to guide Bellingham into the Premier League. “Make a statement, open the vault and grab some youthful vigor,” says Collymore.