Pundit believes Ronaldo deal could be on.
Scott Minto has told talkSPORT that he believes Cristiano Ronaldo could return to Manchester United, but not until next summer.
The Real Madrid attacker has two years left to run on his current deal and has been stalling on signing a new agreement with links to his former club refusing to go away.
And Minto, who is Sky Sports’ Spanish football expert, believes that a move could be on the cards, but it won’t be likely to happen until next summer.
“Cristiano Ronaldo will definitely have one more year at Real Madrid,” he said.
“He’s got two-years left on his contract and, for some reason, he’s said that he’s not happy with how things have been dealt with by Florentino Perez.
“He feels that he should treated at Real Madrid like Lionel Messi is at Barcelona. He’s refused to sit down and discuss a contract. That’s fine when you have three-years left on your deal but when you’ve got two-years left, going down to the one, the club starts to panic.
“If something doesn’t happen in the next six months, in terms of signing a contract, then I would expect him next summer to come back to Manchester United.
“Where do you go after Real Madrid though? Yes, Man United are a massive club but Real Madrid are historically and stats wise the biggest club in the world.
“He has a chance to make himself bigger than Alfredo Di Stefano,” he added. “I still think they’ll be a solution between him and the club but, if there isn’t by this time next year, I expect him to be back in the Premier League.”