Real Madrid are considering an offer of about 100m euros (£88m) from Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo.

The 33-year-old Portugal forward is Real’s all-time top scorer with 451 goals.

However his age, and Real’s need to reshape a squad that finished 17 points behind La Liga champions Barcelona last season, has encouraged the Italian champions to make their move.

Ronaldo prompted questions about his future after their 3-1 Champions League final victory over Liverpool in Kiev, promising an announcement “soon”.

The former Man United forward won his fifth Champions League title with Madrid in May.

Since that victory over Liverpool in Kiev, Real boss Zinedine Zidane has left the club and been replaced by former Spain coach Julen Lopetegui.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s future has been the subject of intense debate over the past few years, and his relationship with Real president Florentino Perez has also been questioned.

Juventus have made the first move to lure him away from the club he joined from Manchester United in 2009.

Juventus managing director Giuseppe Marotta remained tight-lipped on the possibility of signing the five-time Ballon d’Or winner.

He was asked by Sky Sports in Italy if Juve fans can “start dreaming about Cristiano Ronaldo?”

Marotta responded: “I won’t speak (about that).”

Juve midfielder Blaise Matuidi said he would welcome having Ronaldo as a team-mate when he was asked about the possibility during France’s press conference on Wednesday.

“It would be incredible to have one of the best players in the world at Juventus,” he said in quotes published on Marca’s website.

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“It would be great for the club and for the players.”


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