Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly aiming for a move to Manchester City this summer as his future in Turin remains in doubt.

However, the rumored £ 25million move to Etihad Stadium is likely to enrage the red side of Manchester as Ronaldo is still loved by Manchester United fans 12 years after leaving the club.

Ronaldo spent six years at Old Trafford and won a variety of individual and team honors before moving to Real Madrid for a world record fee.

This transfer wouldn’t be the first in Premier League history to infuriate fans, so here’s a list of the top 10 Premier League transfers that pissed fans off the most.

Cristiano Ronaldo would infuriate Manchester United fans if he joined rivals Manchester City

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10.- Wayne Rooney to Manchester United

Everton supporters were betrayed when a teenager Wayne Rooney joined Manchester United in 2004 after he stormed on stage at Goodison Park.

Fans were outraged by the transfer, which was completed for what was then a world record fee for a teenager.

In the games that followed, banners were displayed comparing 18-year-old Rooney to Judas, but the bad feelings toward him faded over time.

Wayne Rooney was referred to as Judas by Everton fans after joining Manchester Untied but later returned to the club

Rooney returned to the Toffees in 2017 after a 14 year absence and spent a season at the club after receiving a warm welcome from fans.

9.- Michael Owen to Manchester United

Newcastle United fans were unaffected by Michael Owens joining United in the summer of 2009 following their relegation to the championship.

However, fans at Owen’s former club Liverpool were less impressed with his decision to join one of their arch-rivals.

Owen graduated from the club’s academy before spending eight successful years on the Reds’ first team, where he achieved iconic status on Anfield Road.

Michael Owen of Manchester United celebrates his second goal during the Barclays Premier League game between Bolton Wanderers and Manchester United at Reebok Stadium on September 26th, 2010 in Bolton, England.

Michael Owen moved to Manchester United despite having cult status with rivals Liverpool

It had been five years since he left Liverpool and his reputation as a fan favorite had deteriorated significantly before his arrival at Old Trafford destroyed any remaining worship in Liverpool.

8. – Fabian Delph to Manchester City

Aston Villa fans were frustrated with Fabian Delph’s move to Manchester City in 2015 after the midfielder showed his commitment to the club after signing a new deal.

Delph told supporters that he was at the club “for the long term” and said he was “a loyal person” after struck a new deal.

However, just weeks later, he was revealed as a Manchester City player after a £ 8m move and was subsequently cursed by Villa fans.

City won the League Cup and reached the Champions League semi-finals, while Villa was relegated from the Premier League at the end of the season.

Fabian Delph is introduced as a Manchester City player

Fabian Delph joined Manchester City just weeks after signing a new contract with Aston Villa, declaring he was a “loyal person”.

7th – Alan Smith to Manchester United

After Leeds United’s relegation from the Premier League in 2004, Alan Smith moved to controversial rivals Manchester Untied as Leeds was in financial ruin.

Fans were upset about the transfer as Smith previously stated on record that he would never play for the Red Devils.

His hero status on Elland Road disappeared overnight and he was called Judas and faced with banners at future games.

It was later reported that the move was actually Leeds initiated and that Smith either had to join United or stay in Leeds and bankrupt the club with his salary.

Alan Smith on duty for Manchester United

Alan Smith angered Leeds United fans by joining Manchester United but the transfer was out of his control due to the club’s financial troubles

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6th – Robin Van Persie to Manchester United

Dutch striker Robin Van Persie shattered his legacy at Arsenal after joining Manchester United in 2012 after publicly expressing his desire to leave the Gunners.

The move also exacerbated the rivalry between the two clubs as Arsenal fans targeted both the player and his new employers.

Van Persie, who failed to celebrate after scoring against Arsenal, received a whistle on his return to the Emirates after calling him and United “the perfect game”.

5. – Andy Cole to Manchester United

United again disheveled in January 1995 when they finalized Newcastle’s Andy Cole signing for £ 7million.

Newcastle supporters did not take their star striker’s sales well and made their feelings known outside St James’ Park as the deal neared completion.

Andy Cole is introduced as a Manchester United player

Newcastle United fans were saddened and confused by the club’s decision to sell Andy Cole to Manchester United

Fans were both sad and confused by the club’s decision to sell themselves and turned their anger towards the club rather than the player himself.

When a large crowd gathered outside the stadium, manager Kevin Keegan decided to reach out to fans outside the venue and promised that Cole would be replaced.

4. – Emmanuel Adebayor to Manchester City

Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayor publicly berated Arsenal supporters after joining Manchester City in the summer of 2009.

“The way the fans behaved towards me was not nice at all,” he said when he said it was not his fault that bigger clubs were interested in him.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: Emmanuel Adebayor of Manchester City celebrates in front of Arsenal fans after scoring during the Barclays Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal at the City of Manchester Stadium on September 12, 2009 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill / Getty Images)

Emmanuel Adebayor enraged Arsenal supporters with his celebration after scoring against them for Manchester City

To make matters worse, Adebayor met just a few months later in the home win against Arsenal for City and celebrated in front of the traveling fans after the long run.

A number of objects thrown from the crowd of angry Arsenal fans, including bottles and a plastic stool, were thrown at him.

3rd – Ashley Cole to Chelsea

Arsenal fans have grown used to seeing some of their star players move to Premier League players and that was the case again in 2006 when Ashley Cole moved to Chelsea.

The Blues had offered Cole a massive raise shortly after signing a new deal at Arsenal after they were also accused of tapping into the English left-back.

Ashley Cole is introduced as a Chelsea player

Ashley Cole joined Chelsea from Arsenal in the summer of 2006 under controversial circumstances

Cole was fined for meeting with Chelsea representatives without Arsenal’s knowledge and publicly berated the club prior to the move.

He was also nicknamed “Cashley Cole” by supporters after writing in his autobiography that Arsenal’s offer of £ 55,000 a week to negotiate a new deal made him “shivering”.

Cole’s shameful departure from Arsenal led him to be booed by fans on his subsequent return to north London with Chelsea.

2. – Carlos Tevez to Manchester City

Carlos Tevez had already caused controversy with a transfer following third-party ownership in his move to West Ham United in 2006 when he left the Hammers for Man City three years later.

Tevez had loaned out two seasons with rivals United and the Red Devils had agreed to pay the pre-agreed fee to make the transfer permanent and offer Tevez a five-year deal.

Carlos Tevez is introduced as a Manchester City player

Carlos Tevez was nipped under the nose of Manchester United by bitter rival Manchester City

However, to the disgust of United supporters, Tevez chose to join the blue half of Manchester instead.

Their anger was heightened when City erected the now infamous “Welcome to Manchester” billboard featuring Tevez in a City shirt and located near United’s Old Trafford.

1. – Sol Campbell to Arsenal

While Rooney and Smith were both referred to as Judas after their controversial transfers, the labeling of Sol Campbell by Tottenham Hotspur supporters was on another level.

Campbell had repeatedly assured backers that he would not leave Spurs even though his contract expires, and even stated he would stay after asking about his future.

Spurs fans hold up Judas banners

Sol Campbell was greeted with Judas banners on his return to Tottenham Hotspur as an Arsenal player

Instead, he let his contract expire before joining North London rivals Arsenal in 2001 on a free transfer.

White Hart Lane was flooded with the Gunners of Judas banners on his first return as Campbell was booed every time he faced the club.

He is still hated by Spurs believers 20 years after his controversial departure.

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