Saudi victory could lend Ronaldo to Newcastle, in England

Madrid: A news said today, Tuesday, that the club Saudi Al-Nasr could loan Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo to Newcastle, in England. And the Spanish newspaper “Marca” reported that Ronaldo’s contract with Al-Nasr includes a clause allowing the player to move to Newcastle in loan. It should be noted that the majority stake in Newcastle Club is owned by the Saudi Public Investment Fund. And the newspaper “Marca” said that undisclosed sources explained to him that the clause would be activated in the case in which Newcastle qualified to participate in next season’s Champions League club currently occupies third place. The “Marsool Park” stadium, stronghold of the Al-Nasr Club, is today, Tuesday, in front of the fans, witnessing Ronaldo’s presentation. And the accounts of the media they said Ronaldo, the former Manchester United star, will receive 200 million euros ($211 million) per season during his time with Al-Nasr Saudi Arabia, with whom he signed a two-and-a-half-year contract. (dpa)