Real Madrid president Florentino Perez recently stated that I don’t want to sell Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese captain was highly linked with a move away from Real Madrid, but club president denied all rumors. He also backs manager Rafael Benitez after suffering two losses in La Liga. Perez denied the club are looking to sell Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer transfer window.
Florentino Perez: I Don’t Want To Sell Ronaldo
Few weeks ago, Cristiano Ronaldo was one of the most active player in upcoming winter transfer window. French club Paris Saint Germain was the most active club in signing the Real Madrid winger, but the Spanish club denied all news regarding his move away from club.
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During a press conference, Florentino Perez said “Those who say I want to sell Cristiano Do so in an attempt to destabilize [my position]. It annoys me that journalists said I have been attending any lunch meetings to discuss Ronaldo’s sale.”
“I have never dined with Paris Saint Germain’s president or [Ronaldo’s agent] Jorge Mendes to sell Ronaldo. Those who think I would meet with president of PSG on the same day as a crucial match to talk about selling Ronaldo are naive.”
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“Cristiano Ronaldo has never spoken out against the coach or anyone else at the club. It’s at a point where I’m having to deny false stories every day.”
In his last match against Shakhtar Donetsk, Ronaldo scored two goals and provided two assists also. Real Madrid have now qualified for the round of 16. Los Blancos will now play next La Liga game against Eibar on 29th of November 2015.