And Red Devils fans admit they would choose to turn down a Ronaldo return with a heavy heart.
With Pogba having been in superb form recently, fans are reluctant to see United take part in such a swap deal, particularly with Ronaldo's advancing years meaning he is approaching the end of his career.
It means that, whilst fans would appreciate the emotional significance of seeing the legendary forward return to Old Trafford, they feel it does not make sense on other levels.
The future of Ronaldo, 36, at Juventus is currently unclear, with reports claiming the Old Lady are keen to cut down on their wage bill after feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their finances.
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