Former Newcastle striker, Alan Shearer, has claimed Manchester United played Manchester City similar mugs over the Cristiano Ronaldo transfer.
According to him, there was no way United would have allowed Ronaldo to bring together their rivals.
Ronaldo returned to Old Trafford after 12 years this summertime, but at one dot he appeared to be heading to the Etihad.
Having made it clear to Juventus he wanted to leave of absence, City began talks with Ronaldo’s agents in enjoin to convey him dorsum to the Premier League.
But in one case United became aware of City’s strong involvement they acted speedily to acquire a deal over the line with Ronaldo choosing to homecoming to his old order.
“They (Man United) played City similar mugs. He was never going to Man City. Man United could never, ever have allowed Cristiano Ronaldo to go to Man City.
“I know the Man United owners are on a sticky wicket at the second but that would have been the stop of them.
“I just thought he was never going to go to Manchester City,” Shearer told BBC’s Match of the Daytime Top 10 podcast.
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