Ronaldo says Man. City, Flamengo are options

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Recovering Brazilian legend Ronaldo has confirmed that there are options available for him to join either Manchester City or Flamengo.

The 32-year-old's future in soccer has been uncertain ever since he severed a tendon in his knee playing for AC Milan against Livorno in February.

After undergoing a successful operation, it was estimated he would be out of action for at least nine months, but there were fears that he may never return to the pitch.

Ronaldo's rehabilitation is going well, and he could be fit again soon. But after his contract at Milan expired at the end of June, the Italian giants opted against offering him a new deal.

The Brazilian is now available on a free transfer, and recently he has been linked to both Manchester City and Flamengo. The striker has confirmed that both clubs could be his next destination.

"Flamengo and Manchester City are two options," he told journalists. "But nothing more than that. There is nothing concrete. The most important thing is that there is interest from big teams.

"It's clear that I have nostalgia for the national team but I am continuing with the utmost calm," Ronaldo continued about a possible return. "I want to first return to the right spot physically and then come back to play and then think about Brazil."

Brazilian internationals Robinho, Elano and Jo are already plying their trade at the City of Manchester Stadium. Could Ronaldo be next?