Real Madrid president Florentio Perez has been in Qatar discussing a potential transfer for Cristiano Ronaldo with Paris Saint-Germain according to reports in France.
PSG have had the majority of their Financial Fair Play restrictions lifted, meaning they are virtually free to buy whoever they please in the summer window.
Ronaldo has been a long-term target for the Ligue 1 champions and reports have been rife this summer that the Portuguese superstar is unhappy with life at the Bernabeu. He publicly voiced his support for manager Carlo Ancelotti who was subsequently fired, while the former Manchester United man is said to be unhappy with his replacement, Rafa Benitez.
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Now according to France Football, PSG have once more set their sights on Ronaldo and have opened talks with Florentino Perez.
According to the source, the Real Madrid president was in Qatar to discuss various topics with PSG's hierarchy, and on the list was the future of Ronaldo.
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The Portuguese superstar penned a five year deal with Real Madrid back in 2013 which is said to be worth a staggering £76 million - however reports have surfaces recently claiming that he will not see the deal out and PSG are reportedly considering a world record bid to lure him to France.
The 30-year-old also stormed out of an interview over the weekend when quizzed about his future. When asked by SNTV about working with Benitez he appeared happy to talk, replying: "I never worked with him before, but he is an experienced manager. Let's see what's going to happen.
"Real Madrid is the biggest club in the world. It's always a challenge to be there -- [for] players, managers -- but I will love it to work with him. Let's see if we win some important titles. I'm quite confident and look forward to that."
Storm in a teacup
However when he was pushed to answer another question about his contract, the former Manchester United man rolled his eyes and offered a handshake to say goodbye before walking out.
In fairness, Ronaldo had already been told he only had to answer one more question before the interviewer tried his luck again.
Manchester United have been linked with a move for their former player in recent months however Ronaldo insists he is happy to stay put and the Red Devils now appear more interested in his team-mate Gareth Bale.