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Fernandinho confirms Manchester City had a 'considerable chance' of beating United to signing Cristiano Ronaldo with his agent even arriving at the club… but insists 'life goes on' after the deal collapsed

Fernandinho has confirmed that Manchester City had a 'considerable chance' of signing Cristiano Ronaldo ahead of United in the summer transfer window.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner completed a sensational return to United after signing from Juventus in a deal worth £19.8million on deadline day.

However, Fernandinho has revealed how Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes had visited Manchester City to discuss a possible deal with the Premier League champions.

Fernandinho has confirmed Manchester City had a 'considerable chance' of signing Ronaldo

Manchester City were said to be in pole position to sign Ronaldo on a two-year contract this summer.