Zidane pleads with Ronaldo after shock


A source confirmed to ESPN FC that Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid after being accused of tax evasion by Spanish authorities and believes he is being made an example of because of his status as a star player.

The Portugal global shocked the world of football after declaring that he wants to leave Spain amid reports that he defrauded the Spanish taxman for £13million.

Marca reported the Frenchman told Ronaldo that "Real Madrid are a team that wins because of him" and "he needs his competitive spirit just like his goals".

In a report, the Daily Mirror said the Portuguese has reached to former United boss Sir Alex Ferguson and expressed his intention of a return to England.

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is prioritising a move to Manchester United in the summer transfer window, according to reports in Italy.

On that note we go to The Sun with a report that Ronaldo is desperate for a return to United, where he feels that he has unfinished business.

For its part, Read Madrid have never hidden the fact they covet talented Manchester goalkeeper De Gea and have made multiple attempts to woo him away from the United Kingdom during recent transfer periods.

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In an interview with La Sexta, Tebas also stated his belief that the charges will prove to be unfounded, amid rumours of a return to Manchester United or a switch to Paris Saint-Germain.

This time last week, the same could have been said of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo is now in Russian Federation with the national team to participate in the FIFA Confederations Cup which kicks off on Saturday.

"We understand he has acted in accordance with the legality regarding the fulfilment of his fiscal obligations", Real said in a statement.

The Portuguese superstar has won consecutive Champions Leagues at Real Madrid and is now in a side that could win three in a row.

In addition to Zizou, Sergio Ramos had also called Ronaldo in a bid to keep him at Real Madrid.