Florentino Perez to speak to Cristiano Ronaldo after Confederations Cup


This is very unusual and in the next few days I'll talk to him.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he has not spoken to Cristiano Ronaldo about his future, but will do so after the Confederations Cup, the BBC reports.

Onda Cero say Perez will "give his version of the "Ronaldo case" in an interview with the Spanish radio station late on Monday evening, while an event marking his re-election will be held at 6.30pm United Kingdom time at the Bernabeu's presidential box.

Ronaldo is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities.

The 70-year-old, who was re-elected in 2009 having previously held the post between 2000-06, is the second most successful president in Real's history in terms of football trophies won during his tenure, behind only Santiago Bernabeu who served between 1943 and 1978 and who the club's stadium is named after.

Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of €14.7m by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014. There has been speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi.

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Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been touted as possible destinations for the 32-year-old, while Bayern Munich was on Monday moved to dismiss rumours linking it with a stunning swoop.

But should Portugal's record goalscorer leave the Spanish capital this summer, Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said his destination will not be the Bundesliga champions.

"As a rule, we do not comment on these rumours".

'But now, in the case of Cristiano Ronaldo, we want to clarify once and for all that this rumour has no basis and must be referred to the realm of the fable'.

The four-time World Footballer of the Year has helped Real win the Champions League three times and La Liga twice.