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Signing Ronaldo is ‘Mission Impossible – Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho, says that luring Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, is unlikely to happen; a mission impossible.

 

The Portuguese have been heavily linked with a move back to the Old Trafford where he spent six years before moving to the Spanish capital.

 

Ronaldo, 32, was recently accused of tax evasion by Spanish authorities, a development he finds uncomfortable, fueling rumours about his exit from the European Champions.

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However, Mourinho who was with Ronaldo for three years at Madrid, insists that it would be a mission impossible to capture the four-time Ballon d’Or winner,

 

“We have never thought about it because he is such an important player for his club, of great economic power,” Mourinho said after his side’s 5-2 friendly win over LA Galaxy on Saturday.

 

“We have not been able to find for whatever reason that could have made us think that Ronaldo could leave.

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“I am not going to get my club to waste time on players who are mission impossible.”

 

“It is a question for [Madrid president] Florentino Perez,” Mourinho said. “He belongs to Madrid. Madrid has decided and we have not come to an agreement. It is simple. It’s a shame.

 

“It is a player who made it to the first team with me. We have a special liking for [him], he is someone special. I enjoyed watching his evolution in Juventus and Madrid. It is like that. I don’t think he can end with us.”

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