David Beckham, through his MLS club Inter Miami is in contact with Cristiano Ronaldo with a view to bringing him to the MLS.
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi remains the No?1 target for Becks’ MLS outfit.
But Ronaldo’s availability has alerted the former England skipper.
Manchester United are ready to rip up Ronaldo’s contract after his brutal criticism of the Red Devils in a bombshell interview with Piers Morgan.
If Ronaldo is released by United, both clubs in Los Angeles — LAFC and Beckham’s old club LA Galaxy — are keen, as well as Inter Miami.
But Old Trafford legend Beckham in Florida could be a major lure for the Portuguese, who is struggling to find a way out of Manchester.