Man Utd sweat on Ronaldo – will he do a runner to Real Madrid?

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All the Cristiano Ronaldo speculation looks like it is going to end in the next few days as the man claims that he will stop the ‘umming’ and ‘ahhing’ , banish “Should I Stay Or Should I Go?” from his Ipod’s playlist and finally make a concrete decision on his future…

This declaration came after Portugal’s 2-0 win over Georgia:

“Speaking to Portuguese journalists, Ronaldo, who has encouraged speculation on his future by giving conflicting messages to the English and Spanish media, said: ‘Let’s see, I hope there will be news soon. In two to three days I will announce my decision.'” (Guardian)

The Guardian goes on to speculate that Real are waiting in the bushes and are prepared to leap out, flashing a rather large £70m bid, if Ronaldo gives the green light. With money like that on the table, and with Ronaldo declaring a desire to move, what could Utd do?

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