One of the greatest footballers in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo, is almost on the verge of signing on the dotted line for Serie A side Juventus.

The Portuguese superstar will be moving away from Real Madrid after serving the team for nine years. 

English newspaper-website The Independent has reported that the 33-year-old footballer is “open to a move to Italy in order to test himself in a new league”.

They also claimed that Manchester United enquired about Ronaldo's availability for a re-signing. But the Premier League team was reportedly told that the talks with Juventus were serious.