Reports in Spain suggest that Manchester United could be set to receive some of the fee paid by Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo if the deal goes ahead.
Spanish outlet AS report that United would be due 2.5% of any potential fee for Ronaldo, amid rumours that the Portuguese star is on his way to Turin.
The reason United will be due the money is due to the solidarity contribution set out in the Regulations on the Statute and Transfer of Players of FIFA.
When a player is transferred before the end of his contract, the clubs that contributed to his education and training of the player between the ages of 12 and 23 will be distributed 5% of the transfer.
This means United will be due 2.5%, whilst Sporting Club in Portugal with be due the other 2.5% of his fee.
Ronaldo joined Madrid from Manchester United in 2009, for a then world record fee of over £80 million.