Cristiano Ronaldo has refused to be drawn into the media frenzy regarding Mourinho’s future at Real Madrid next season, but is confident his team could challenge for the Champions League next season.
Speaking after his sides elimination from Europe’s elite competition, Ronaldo said he is “not worried” about Jose Mourinho after the former Chelsea manager dropped the biggest hint yet, that he might be returning to England.
Madrid were eliminated at the semi-final stage of the Champions league despite a gallant effort towards the end of the game. The Spanish outfit lost 4-3 on aggregate to all but seal Mourinho’s fate at the helm.
Ronaldo went on to add that he is only focused on the team’s success and his own future at the club. The superstar was speaking following speculation of a return to Manchester United, Ronaldo reassured fans of his desire to remain at the club.
Ronaldo told reporters: "I don't want to talk about [Mourinho's future], I'm only worried about the team and myself, not [the speculation surrounding] the coach.
"[Neither am I] concerned about my renewal, I have two more years on my contract. I want to win wherever I am. I feel very good here with the fans. I'm fine."
Ronaldo went on to talk about his performances in both games against the German club. He admitted his performance could have been better and reiterated his confident in his sides’ ability to challenge for the Decima next season.
He continued by saying: "I felt good and didn't encounter any problems. I could have done better and scored a goal but I will not explain why that wasn't the case. I always try to give my best in games.
"We could've been in the final, we showed we are a big team and that we will have more opportunities to win the Decima.
"Next year we will fight for it. We're sad, we are left to rue the final step and that's difficult to take, but [Dortmund] should be congratulated because scored more goals than us."
Ronaldo will be hoping for a good finish to the season following another Champions League disappointment for the ex Manchester United star.
There is still a chance to pick up silverware for Ronaldo and Madrid despite having missed out on the Champions League and La Liga - they face Atletico Madrid in the final of the Copa del Rey.
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