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Perez to remain as Real Madrid president until 2021

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Cristiano Ronaldo has not spoken to Real Madrid officials about a transfer away from Spain and he is not expected to leave the European champions during the close season, club president Florentino Perez said on Monday.

The 32-year-old was livid over being singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of €14.7 million (£12.8 million).

"I'm leaving Madrid, I'm determined". Now with Ronaldo reportedly unhappy in Spain after some tax evasion charges were floated, the dynamic forward may find a new team.

That's because according to AS, United, along with Ronaldo's former clubs Sporting CP and Nacional, all have sell-on clauses which means they take a portion of the transfer fee paid for his next career move.

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing, and Madrid issued a statement last week saying it believed the player was innocent.

He would prefer a move to Old Trafford and recently admitted to missing life in Manchester, but PSG have made it clear that they are willing to match any price offered by Ed Woodward and Co.

He was presented at the Bernabeu in front of 80,000 fans, as Perez attempted to bring together a second group of "Galacticos".

Ronaldo's inability to leave a mark on the game in other ways other than scoring has hurt his team at times, especially in the Spanish league.

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Ronaldo's trophy cabinet is stacked, having filled it up with three Champions League trophies, two La Liga titles and two domestic cup titles in the eight seasons he's spent in the Spanish capital. But, like Lionel Messi, his stock is going to fall sometime.

Perez's radio interview came hours after the 70-year-old businessman was reelected to a fifth four-year term as Madrid's president.

He did say Ronaldo is under contract, but everyone knows that.

Ronaldo is now in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup, where Portugal got their campaign under way with a 2-2 draw against Mexico on Sunday.

This was a politician's way of addressing a hot topic.

It merely adds to the air of uncertainty.

Should Manchester United bid on what Ronaldo was or what he will be? And the wait may be a long one.

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