- Cristiano Ronaldo has spoken out about reports linking his future away from Juventus this summer
- The five-time Ballon d'Or winner made a long social media post expressing his displeasure about recent publications
- It is understood that Manchester City have been linked with the Portuguese captain this summer for a fee as low as £25million
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Cristiano Ronaldo has been out of the news for a while after making history at the just concluded European Championships.
Several reports have linked the Portuguese superstar about exiting Juventus for another top European club this summer, Goal.
Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain were understood to be interested in signing the 36-year-old who is still waxing strong in the final few years of his career.
On the other hand, Ronaldo's biggest rival Lionel Messi made the headlines in the past week after ending his 21-year journey with Barcelona to join the French giants.
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And recent reports have stated that Manchester City are willing to land Ronaldo for a cut-price of £25million this summer.
However, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner seemed to have had enough of the gossips about his future as he made a long post in his Instagram handle.
Ronaldo's response to rumours
"Anyone who knows me is aware of how focused I am on my work. Less talk and more action, this has been my guiding motto since the start of my career. However, in view of everything that’s been said and written recently, I have to set out my position.
"There have been frequent news and stories associating me with a number of clubs in many different Leagues, with nobody ever being concerned about trying to find out the actual truth.
"I’m breaking my silence now to say that I can’t allow people to keep playing around with my name. I remain focused on my career and in my work, committed and prepared for all the challenges that I have to face. Everything else is just talk."
Meanwhile, Briefly News had earlier reported that Lionel Messi is the highest paid player in the world. Following Lionel Messi’s move to French Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain, the Argentine who now earns Messi £960,000 every week remains the highest-paid footballer.
GiveMeSport have listed the top 10 highest paid footballers at the moment with Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar in second and third positions respectively.
Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo who takes home £900,000-weekly earns £60,000 less than his eternal rival Messi, while Neymar smiles home with £606,000 every week via SPORTbible.