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Louis van Gaal ‘rejected’ chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo - round-up (1)

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It seems speculation linking Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo with a return to Manchester United will continue between now and the day he finally calls time on his playing career.

The Portugal captain will always hold a special place in the hearts of every Manchester United supporter - and you get the sense most would take him back to Old Trafford in a heartbeat, regardless of his advancing years of the astronomical amount of money it would require to secure his services.

But one interesting story has emerged from Spain over the past couple of days which promises, if true, not only to shock Manchester United supporters - but possibly anger them, too.

You can find out Louis van Gaal’s Ronaldo decision by clicking ‘begin slideshow’ at the bottom of this page - but lets just say the veteran Dutch coach runs the risk of alienating himself from a chunk of the club’s supporters.

Van Gaal is still on course to achieve his pre-season objective of finishing inside the Premier League’s top four - the bare minimum after spending £150 million in the summer transfer window last summer - but Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to Swansea City means there’s still everything to play for with 12 matches of the campaign remaining.

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To find out Van Gaal’s shock decision over Ronaldo, plus all of Sunday’s other top stories, click through the slides.

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