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Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Ronaldo, the reigning Ballon d'Or award victor, indicated he feels he is being treated unfairly by Spain's tax authorities, whose "persecution" has made him determined to leave Real Madrid and the country, a source confirmed to ESPN FC. The striker was avoiding talk over his future yesterday after helping Portugal earn a last-gasp 2-2 draw against Mexico in the Confederations Cup.

"Cristiano has the same corporate structure he had in England, where he spent many years without problems". If he wants to cement himself as the indisputable GOAT, leaving Real Madrid while still in his prime could be a mistake.

"I know Cristiano. He's a good guy as a professional and as a person".

The newspaper says the Portuguese worldwide has instructed his agent, Jorge Mendes, to do all he can to secure a move back to Old Trafford as he believes he still has unfinished business at United. Ronaldo is in a major tournament with his country and until that is over I can not talk to him.

For all the words written and spoken about the four-time Champions League victor, the only people who really know are Ronaldo himself and long-time adviser Jorge Mendes.

Ronaldo maintains his innocence in the tax evasion case and insisted that did everything in accordance with Spanish law.

The 70-year-old Perez, who ran unopposed, was reelected for a fifth four-year mandate at the Spanish powerhouse.

Yet United are not expecting to add one of the greatest players of all-time to their squad this summer, with Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata and Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic still the club's top transfer priorities at this point.

Among the clubs reported to be interested in Ronaldo is former team Manchester United for a fee which could hit 200 million euros, with a possible get-out clause of €1 billion. The last time I spoke to Ronaldo was after the Cardiff match and we spoke about next season.

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has categorically denied suggestions that the German champions are preparing to launch a move for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.