Florentino Perez blasts claims he is trying to sell Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid future has become a subject of much debate in recent times. 

The Portuguese superstar's contract at the Bernabeu expires in 2018 and talk of a move away from the Spanish capital has begun to gather pace. 

Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been touted as potential destinations for Ronaldo and reports earlier in the year suggest Florentino Perez had met with PSG's owners to discuss his sale.


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But, in a press conference to discuss the future of under-pressure boss Rafa Benitez, the Madrid president launched into a rant about Ronaldo.

The Spaniard said reports he had met people to talk about Ronaldo or even said anything bad about the 30-year-old are from people that are 'against' Real Madrid.

As per the Guardian, the club president said: “Criticisms that are false annoy me. It annoys me that they say that I have met people to sell Ronaldo, that I have said things against Ronaldo.

"It’s all false. It annoys me that people are against me, but it’s not against me: it is against Madrid. I want to communicate them everything that is designed to destabilise us and more to the point is false.”

"It annoys me that they say that I have met people to sell Ronaldo, that I have said things against Ronaldo."


Ronaldo has been below his usual standard this season and was poor as Barcelona trounced Real Madrid 4-0 at the Bernabeu.

The three-time Ballon d'Or winner has come in for some criticism this season and was booed by supporters on an embarrassing night for Los Blancos.

Next summer may offer Madrid their final chance to make some money off their all-time record goalscorer, but any suggestion they are already making moves clearly doesn't sit well with Perez.

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