Manchester United told to pay £84million for Cristiano Ronaldo replacement

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Manchester United have reportedly identified the ideal replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of next season.

According to Rai Sport journalist Ciro Venerato via Daily Mail, Victor Osimhen is Manchester United’s primary target to replace Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer but Napoli wants at least £84m for the youngster.

The 22-year-old has impressed for Napoli this season having scored 11 goals in 22 appearances despite missing two months of action due to a cheekbone injury.

Since returning to the side in January, the Nigerian scored two goals in six appearances and is reportedly on Ralf Rangnick’s radar.  

Ronaldo only returned to Manchester United last summer on a two year deal but the Red Devils are already planning to sign a replacement for the Portuguese forward during the summer transfer window.

Despite hitting the ground running when he joined Manchester United from Juventus last summer, Ronaldo’s form has dried up and he has scored just once in his last 10 games.

Despite Ronaldo’s slump in form, he remains the top goalscorer at United this season on 15 goals.