With Cristiano Ronaldo's lack of success in Spain, is it time for the ex-Manchester United star to return to the Premier League?

In terms of goals, Ronaldo is certainly a huge success, he has somehow managed to score more goals than games since moving to Real Madrid in 2009. I do not think any can say 146 goals in 135 games is not successful.

However, I mean success in terms of titles at the Spanish club.

Since moving to Madrid for a record breaking £80 million, Ronaldo, 28,  has only won the league title once and the Copa del Ray on one occasion.

Even since his move to Real Madrid he has not been awarded with the illustrious Ballon d'Or award as Lionel Messi has won it four years running.

It seems the Portuguese winger had a lot more to celebrate at Manchester United, winning nine trophies in six seasons at the Premier League champions. 

He also won the Ballon d'Or in 2008 and achieved the Premier League player of the year two successive seasons.

However, buying Cristiano Ronaldo is a lot harder then you may think. 

He is still worth around the £80m mark that Madrid bought him for in 2009, and that's a lot of money. The only teams in the BPL that could realistically buy the forward and afford his wage demands would be, Chelsea, Manchester City and his ex-club Manchester United. 

Could we then see Cristiano's last manager Jose Mourinho persuade him with a move back to the Premier League? 

This seems unlikely as Chelsea already have a great midfield, and with the new arrival of Andre Schurrle makes the idea even more likely. 

There has been speculation that Ronaldo will return to Manchester United, and at this time, that transfer looks the most likely. 

When asked about English football, Ronaldo had this to say: "I really miss English football. For me, it was some of the best years when I was there, everyone knows that. Manchester United is still a club that is close to my heart."

I believe Ronaldo will be welcomed back to English football, the Premier League does not have that special player that can have everyone on the edge of their seat, the closest player we have to that in England is possibly Robin van Persie.

 

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