first_imgAccording to the Partenopei sports director Cristiano Giuntoli, the club was offered the football superstar, but he was “too expensive.”Last summer, Italian Lega Serie A club Napoli could have gotten the services of Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.The former Real Madrid player wanted a new challenge and he figured the only way he could do it is if he left Los Merengues.And Napoli sports director Cristiano Giuntoli has said the team could have acquired the services of the footballer.Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.“We have a great relationship with Jorge Mendes, since the renewal of [Faouzi] Ghoulam, and we often talked to each other,” he was quoted by Calcio Mercato.“However, Ronaldo was a bit too expensive for us, I was with president De Laurentiis when the proposal came in. There was silence.”“Then when found out the details of the operation and we realized that he was really too expensive for us,” he commented.last_img