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After reading a few forums about how it is impossible to sign Ronaldo/Messi I decided to put it to the test. After downloading LFC Marshalls January update, I decided to begin a career with Man Utd. Having an initial transfer budget of around £30 million, I realised I would have to sell some players to gain the necessary transfer and wage budget to sign such players. I decided to sell Nani, Young, Evra, Anderson and Vidic which allowed me to have a transfer budget of around £88 million and severely reduce my wage bill. In an attempt to sign Messi, I bid the value of his release clause offering a £13 million fee and £200 million over 48 months, after brief negotiations, he suggested a lucrative contract with wages of around £325,000 per week which I was unable to offer, meaning I did not sign him. However, after bidding bidding £200 million over 48 months for Ronaldo, real madrid accepted and after low balling him initially I managed to sign him with wages of around £245,000. I had to reduce my transfer budget during negotiations to £35 million to be able to offer this contract and I was in the process of attempting to sell Javier Hernandez to raise the extra £15 million required. However, this was not necessary as I was able to complete the deal and sign Cristiano Ronaldo for £200 million. Meaning it is possible, although difficult to sign these two players at the start of the game.
 
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I actually signed Ronaldo on FM2008 in my old Xbox on a free transfer, bearing in mind he was 33 but my god his stats were good!
 
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i just signed Cristiano Ronaldo for £35 million in 2016/17 and his stats are still amazing, even though he's 31!
 
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i have messi ronaldo in my own man u save job done :) messi200m ronaldo 120m easy
 
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signed him for 65M, he was transfer listed, i had 70m to spend with City (after winning Champions League and Premiership)
 
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2017/2018 free transfer in my save, i could of got him but he wanted 170k a week and i couldnt afford him.
 
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On my Malaga save he is not needed by Real, worth 7 mil pounds. He had 2 really long and bad injuries in a row. Now nobody wants to buy him.
 
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Ronaldo came up for free in 2017/18 on my Leeds save he ended up in France i think, Would have taken wages of 90k p/w if i wanted to sign him, Well maybe less i didnt try knock him down just wanted to see what he asked, Messi came up for free at the end of my current season which was 2020/21, He would have signed for 110k p/w.
 
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I got ronaldo for free in 17/18 i think, he was rubbish.
 
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was Signed messi on a free aged 30 for bayern is unbelievable, going to retrain himvto a deeper role soon ;)
 
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i tried to sign them both for my club, for free. ronaldo i accepted he played 1 season and then reserve team,and messi accepted too but i declined my offer for him=) even if they come for free, very old then want huge wage contract. now ronaldo is my fitness coach, 4,5 stars on 1st year of coaching
 
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On my Malaga save he is not needed by Real, worth 7 mil pounds. He had 2 really long and bad injuries in a row. Now nobody wants to buy him.
can you post ascreenshot of his stats? (Including the attribute graph?)
 
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