By Najibu Mulema
Real Madrid star winger Cristiano Ronaldo is set to sign a new deal with the Spanish giants on Monday, according to
several media reports in Spain. Spanish publication Marca reports that the 31-year-old is set to sign a new deal that
will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until when he is 39.
According to livesoccertv.com,the deal is reportedly worth 365,000 British pounds a week.The announcement comes just a few days after his teammate Gareth Bale signed yet another bumper deal with Los Blancos.
Ronaldo’s new deal will be made public in a media event at the Santiago Bernabeu today. When asked about the new salary increment for the Ballon d’Or nominee, coach Zinedine Zidane said:
“I’m happy because he is a player who has to finish his career in Madrid. It is unique.”
“His dream is to finish here and why I’m glad he has renewed and will end it in this white shirt as I did.”Zidane added while speaking to journalists after the 3-0 win over Leganes. Ronaldo joined the Spanish giants in
2009 from Man Utd and has since won the league once, the Copa del Rey twice, the Spanish Super Cup once, the
Champions League twice, the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup.