Cristiano Ronaldo’s release clause on his contract with Real Madrid has been decreased to €120 million, according to a report from Eduardo Inda on La Sexta’s El Chiringuito de Jugones. Los Blancos accepted to lower this clause from €1000 million to just €120 million after the talks to extend Ronaldo’s contract with Real Madrid stalled.
That said, this clause would not allow Ronaldo to join any club on the Spanish La Liga or Paris Saint-Germain, meaning that Ronaldo’s most likely destination now appears to be in the Premier League.
If this report is accurate, it definitely seems that Ronaldo will be leaving Real Madrid this summer, given that several clubs could afford to spend those €120 million to sign the Portuguese star. However, it’s also true that Ronaldo could seek a big contract like the one he’s trying to get in Real Madrid, so his new potential club would also have to spend big money on Ronaldo’s salary as well.
Ronaldo seems determined to leave Real Madrid this summer but the same was said the last few years, so Los Blancos are still hoping to retain the player.