Cristiano Ronaldo clarifies Real Madrid future

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The Portuguese forward has stated that he has not intentions of leave the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

Cristiano Ronaldo has stated that he has no plans to leave Real Madrid, telling Portuguese newspaper A Bola that he is at the best club in the world.

The former Manchester United attacker at times last season appeared to be disgruntled on the pitch for the Spanish giants, not celebrating goals on occasion and cutting a forlorn figure.

Despite some reading into this as a gesture that he wants to leave the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Ronaldo has moved to clarify the speculation over his future.

With the current Ballon d’Or holder not talking to the media for some time, Ronaldo has stated that he is not angling for a move away from Madrid.

“I would sincerely like the false reports to stop and to be left a little in peace," Ronaldo told A Bola.

"Reports that I have sought to create conflicts between myself and Real Madrid are absolutely false.

"I’ve not talked to anyone from the press for some time.

"I’ve made an exception now for A Bola to reassert that the stories are absolutely false and are aimed only at creating conflicts between Real Madrid and me.

"I am very happy at the best club in the world and very focused and confident of a new season full of successes.”

Ronaldo finished last season as La Liga’s top goalscorer with an incredible 46 goals, but his side ended the campaign without silverware due to the strength of Barcelona both at home and on the continent.

The Portugal international has a job on his hands to retain the Ballon d’Or this year, with Lionel Messi in superb form for Barcelona and widely acknowledged as the frontrunner for the accolade since the turn of the year.

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