Bernabeu hero could return to Old Trafford.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo insists he could make a dramatic return to Manchester United in the future.
The 26-year-old scored 40 goals in 32 league games for Los Blancos last season and scored the winner in the Copa del Rey final against Barcelona.
He joined Real from United two years ago for a world record £80million transfer fee and has proved to be worth every penny in Spain.
But the Portugal international, who was linked with a big-money move to Manchester City this summer, has hinted he could return to Old Trafford.
“Whether there is a chance that I will return to the Premier League one day?” Ronaldo smiled. “Possibly. You never know what will happen.”
But Ronaldo has been getting a hard time from Chinese journalists, who are not impressed with his attitude as Real continue their pre-season tour of the Far East.
They were not impressed bu his mumbling one-word answers in a press conference in Guangzhou.
“He always seems selfish and arrogant,” said Yan Qiang, vice-president of Titan Media – China’s leading sports publishers – noting he is one of the most popular players in China, along with Kaka and Lionel Messi.
“His behaviour won’t help his cause in China,” Yan told AFP, suggesting that the negative reaction to his appearance on the eve of a friendly with Guangzhou
Asked at the press briefing about the condition of his injury-prone teammate Kaka, Ronaldo answered: “Perfecto.”
In an attempt to lift the mood, another Chinese journalist asked Ronaldo, who last year became a father, whether he changed his son’s nappy.
“Of course, as a father it is normal to change the baby’s nappies,” an unamused Ronaldo replied in English.