Ronaldo close to agreeing world-record transfer deal with Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr

Ronaldo celebrating the goal from penalty against Ukraine

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly set to agree on a mega transfer to Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr.

The former Manchester United striker became a free agent in November after leaving Old Trafford by mutual consent. He is free to sign for a new club this January and has drawn interest from Saudi Arabian teams.

And now, according to Spanish publication Marca via Goal, the Portuguese international has been offered a lucrative two-year contract by Al-Nassr.

The contract tabled by the Saudi Pro League side will make Ronaldo the highest-paid footballer in history.

According to the report, Al-Nassr are willing to pay Ronaldo €400 million if he agrees on a deal to play for the Saudi Arabian club until 2025. The report also adds that the 37-year-old is attracting interest from MLS. However, he is reportedly very conscious of picking up the most lucrative wage possible outside of Europe if he cannot secure a deal with a European club.

Newcastle United, Bayern Munich and Chelsea are some clubs linked to him in Europe, but none of the trio are willing to sign him because of his age and wage demands.

Ronaldo is currently away with Portugal at the World Cup. He has started his side’s two games against Uruguay and Ghana, scoring one goal. He is currently focused on the event in Qatar and will decide on his next club after the World Cup.