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    Cristiano Ronaldo rejected by Chelsea club as they don’t need him

    Chelsea have ended their interest in Cristiano Ronaldo after talks between manager Thomas Tuchel and co-owner Todd Boehly.

    Back in May, the American billionaire raised the prospect of bringing Manchester United’s wantaway star to Stamford Bridge following a meeting with the player’s agent, Jorge Mendes, in Portugal.

    Following the discussions, the decision was made not to pursue the 37-year-old because Tuchel believes the arrival of Ronaldo may have potentially steal some of the limelight from Sterling, whom Chelsea view as a marquee signing and dressing room leader.

    The Portuguese is yet to join United on their pre-season tour after informing the club that he wants to leave after they missed out on Champions League football following a disastrous campaign.

    Reports have claimed that a club in Saudi Arabia is offering to sign Ronaldo and  pay him £105m a year.

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