Ronaldo preparing for blockbuster Paris move

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Denis Doyle/Getty ImagesCould Cristiano Ronaldo end up in the French capital?

Cristiano Ronaldo taking French lessons as he prepares for a blockbuster move to Paris Saint-Germain? Oui, according to a report in The Sun.

It is said the Real Madrid star has begun learning a new language in expectation of a Bernabeu exit, with PSG set to launch a £100 million bid for the forward next summer. The news comes just a month after Ronaldo penned a five-year, £288,000-a-week contract with Real, but PSG are determined to offer him higher wages still in their pursuit of the Portugal international.

Robert Lewandowski could be on the move in January, with Arsenal and Manchester City set to battle it out for the Borussia Dortmund striker's signature. The Daily Mirror claims the two Premier League clubs are eager to bring Lewandowski to England with a fee of around £25 million understood to be enough to land the in-demand Poland international.

Wayne Rooney's future is again in question, with the Daily Mail reporting Manchester United are risking losing the England forward by not commencing contract talks. Rooney was heavily linked with a move away from Old Trafford in the summer, but was convinced he should stay as a new deal was touted. However, it is claimed such talks have not yet begun, leaving Rooney with just 20 months left on his current deal.

Finally, Manchester City could be set to upset their cross-town rivals United again, setting their sights set on Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. The 20-year-old left United in 2012, and is now being pursued by City, along with Chelsea, PSG and Real Madrid, The Sun claims.


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