Jose Mourinho replies when asked if Man United are re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo
Jose Mourinho was asked about the speculation linking Manchester United with a move to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo this week
Jose Mourinho remained coy when quizzed about the speculation linking Manchester United with a move to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid this year.
The Portugal international has been regularly touted as a possible target for the Red Devils since his move to the Bernabeu from the Old Trafford club back in the summer of 2009.
Ronaldo has gone on to develop into one of the greatest players of all time at Real Madrid but he could now be coming to the end of his career in Spain aged 32.
It has been something of a tricky start to the new season for Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid side, with the Spanish team currently fourth in La Liga and 19 points behind leaders Barcelona.
There have been suggestions that Manchester United could be a potential destination for the Portugal captain.
However, Mourinho was in no mood to comment on the speculation when asked directly about the possibility of Manchester United making a move to sign the 32-year-old.
Speaking at a news conference at Carrington on Thursday, Mourinho said: “Real Madrid is a club I care about, so I am the last one to add [to the] fire.
“To put some water on the fire, I would say Cristiano is the kind of player that everyone wants, but only one manager can have and only one club can have – Zidane and Real Madrid. That’s my feeling.”
Mourinho’s Manchester United side are currently in second place in the Premier League table as they try and keep pace with Manchester City at the top.