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Khabib says he knew about the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United

LockerRoom Team
Calendar Icon05 September 2021

Former UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is a big football fan and it's no secret. He has good relationships with a lot of footballers and one among the list is none other than Cristiano Ronaldo.

During his interaction with the reporters at the New Knowledge Marathon in Moscow, Khabib revealed that he knew about the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo before it happened.

“A month ago, he told me that he was moving to Manchester United. I expected this deal to take place. I think that Manchester United is more suitable for him than Juventus. For me, the transition was not a surprise.” Khabib told (h/t RT Sport)

Cristiano Ronaldo, who recently became the top scorer in international football, completed his transfer to Manchester United recently after spells in Real Madrid and Juventus. He last played for Manchester United in 2009 when Khabib was not even in the UFC.

Earlier, there were rumors that Ronaldo would be moving to Manchester City from Juventus but the same was shot down when Manchester United announced the return of the Portuguese star.

A lot of fans were puzzled by the rumors of Ronaldo’s potential move to Manchester City and apparently, while all these rumors were making rounds, the claimed conversation between Ronaldo and Khabib had happened meaning that the move of Ronaldo was already in the works for a long time.

What do you think of the move of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United and the friendship of Ronaldo and Khabib? Let us know in the comment section of the article below.

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