Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that he was ‘close’ to joining Manchester City last summer, before his ‘heart’ convinced him to make a sensational return to Manchester United instead.
At the time, Ronaldo was heavily linked with City while in the process of leaving Juventus. At one stage it even appeared as though City would get a deal done, until United swooped in.
Now, the 37-year-old has revealed just how keen City were to have him and how invested Pep Guardiola was in making it a reality.
“Honestly, it was close,” Ronaldo confirmed in his lengthy interview with TalkTV. “It…