All the latest Manchester United transfer news and rumours from across the British and European press on Tuesday, June 20.
The veteran forward is understood to want to leave Spain and is interested in returning to Manchester United, having become angry about the way he has been treated by Spanish tax authorities.
Spain’s prosecutor’s office in Madrid filed a tax fraud lawsuit against the Portugal forward last week, but newly-elected Real president Perez has described the entire situation as “very strange”.
Speaking to Spanish radio station , he said: “I do not want to draw conclusions. I know Cristiano; he’s a great guy and a professional. All this is very strange. I have not spoken with him since [the Champions League final in] Cardiff. I’ve heard everything through the newspapers.
“Not I nor anyone at Madrid is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club. We are very relaxed about this. I have not spoken to any [other clubs]. No one has made us a single offer; not for Cristiano Ronaldo, not for Alvaro Morata, not for James Rodriguez.”
Meanwhile, claim Real Madrid will demand showdown talks with Ronaldo after the Confederations Cup over his plans to quit the club.
And, in , Real have been warned the Portugal international’s quit threat should not be taken lightly – by former Real president Ramon Calderon.
But, Manchester United have serious reservations about re-signing their former star, according to the , while reports in the claim Jose Mourinho has slammed the door shut on Ronaldo returning to Old Trafford.
Nemanja Matic is keen to sign for Manchester United and reunite with his former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, according to .
Finally, Real Madrid star James Rodriguez would prefer to join Manchester United over Chelsea, according to reports in Spain.