Cristiano Ronaldo 'has affection for Man Utd but will stay at Real'

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo joined Real Madrid in 2009 for £80m from Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo has no intention of returning to Manchester United and will see out the rest of his career at Real Madrid, claims his agent Jorge Mendes.

Ronaldo, 29, has already scored 15 goals this season, including a record-equalling 22nd La Liga hat-trick.

Reports have linked former club Manchester United with an £80m move for the Portugal international.

Mendes said: "Cristiano is very happy at Real Madrid. He is going to break all the records and will retire there."

He told Spanish radio station Cadena COPE:external-link "You will never find another player like him.

"He is getting better and will keep getting better until the age of 40.

Ronaldo at Manchester United and Real Madrid
Manchester UnitedReal Madrid
Games played: 242 (48 substitute appearances)Games played: 211 (9 substitute appearances)
Goals scored: 117Goals scored: 242
Trophies won: Fifa Club World Cup (1), Uefa Champions League (1), Premier League (3), FA Cup (1), League Cup (2), Community Shield (1)Trophies won: Uefa Champions League (1), Uefa Super Cup (1), La Liga (1), Copa Del Rey (2), Spanish Super Cup (2)

"He has an affection for United because his heart was there for six years. But now all he thinks of is Real Madrid and he will always be here.

"Cristiano's dream is to win another Champions League. He is never satisfied, he always wants more.

"He never ceases to amaze. It's impossible to find anyone like him in sporting history."

Ronaldo left Manchester United for Real Madrid in 2009 in an £80m deal.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admitted last month he would like to sign the midfielder, but does not expect Real Madrid to sell.

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