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…But Portuguese superstar told Sir Alex SIX WEEKS AGO he wanted Bernabeu exit

Date Posted,June 16, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo told Sir Alex Ferguson SIX weeks ago that he wanted to leave Real Madrid.

The former Old Trafford star confided in his former United boss that he was unsettled at the Bernabeu weeks before the tax allegations became public.

Ronaldo and Ferguson have remained close since his £80million move to Real Madrid and chat regularly when their paths cross.

Ronaldo sought out Ferguson within minutes of Real Madrid’s latest Champions League triumph in Cardiff.

But just a few weeks earlier they had been together at a function in which Ronaldo indicated to the Scot that he felt unloved at Real Madrid and let down by some of the fans who had at times booed him despite his amazing goal-scoring feats for the Spanish giants.

Ronaldo poses with Sir Alex Ferguson (Photo: FIFA via Getty Images)

He told Ferguson that the dressing room atmosphere was often strained unlike the camaraderie he felt during his time at Manchester United.

It’s no secret that Ferguson, who still has influence within the Old Trafford corridors, would love Ronaldo to return.

He continually insists that United sold him too cheaply – that they should have held out for more than the then record £80m outlay.

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Whether manager Jose Mourinho shares the same desire to be reunited with a player with whom he shared an up and down relationship during his time as Real Madrid boss is open to question.

Paris Saint-Germain have indicated they will pay whatever it costs to bring the Portuguese international to France.

But whatever the outcome in what should prove to be the most intriguing saga of the summer transfer window you can be assured Sir Alex Ferguson will always be up to speed on any developments.

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