In fact, Ronaldo’s Portugal are being mooted as potential opponents for a England in a Euro 2016 warm-up match ahead of next summer’s continental showpiece.
According to the Mirror, football association chiefs of both nations have been in discussions over the potential friendly, which could take place at Old Trafford, where Ronaldo strutted his stuff between 2003 and 2009.
If the Theatre of Dreams has become much less of an apt nickname for the great old ground during the troubled reign of Louis van Gaal, a fair few United fans may find themselves dreaming that CR7 will be returning for a more permanent stay at United in the near future.
However, while a return for the iconic forward has been mooted, Real Madrid’s recently imposed transfer ban could well ensure that the Spanish giants are more determined than ever to keep hold of their biggest stars.
Ronaldo will be unlikely to be allowed to depart.
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