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Chelsea rumours for Man Utd striker Ronaldo dismissed

Chelsea rumours for Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo have been dismissed.

It's been claimed Blues owner Todd Boehly asked about Ronaldo when meeting with agent Jorge Mendes last week.

But French pundit Julien Laurens told ESPN: "I don't believe it for a second. Todd Boehly and Jorge Mendes met for lots of other things, including getting to know each other. The new owner gets to know this environment.

"I don't see (Thomas) Tuchel working with Ronaldo or Chelsea paying a transfer fee. On the other hand, it is true that the situation is uncertain in Manchester. Because it bothers him not to play the Champions League.

"The Mendes camp has been slick with reporters, leaking that Ronaldo was worried about recruitment. These are signals, which do not deceive."

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