I'm convinced Ronaldo will renew: Perez

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 08:34

Madrid: Speculation continues to surround the Portuguese star`s future following his revelation that he has not signed a new deal with los Blancos despite claims to the contrary.

Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United have both been frequently linked with the 28-year-old this summer but the Madrid president insists he is going nowhere.

"He`s our most important asset, around who we build the Madrid of the future," he said.

"Soon we will clarify this issue. I have no doubt that Cristiano is going to retire at Real Madrid. I`m convinced that he`ll renew. The renewals are done before the season starts."

Reports also suggested that the 66-year-old had lined up an incredible swoop for Barcelona`s Lionel Messi using the cash made from a sale of Ronaldo but he refuted the claims.

He added,:"Not at all. This is a myth. I was going through a bad time and the only thing I said is that I would do everything possible to make him stay. Not everything is money and these players need to feel wanted."

Ronaldo`s current contract at the Santiago Bernabeu expires in 2015.


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First Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 09:16

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