After talking about his stint as a Real player in past tense, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor gave ambiguous answers when he was asked to clarify his post-match comments later in the day.
They claim that Ronaldo is unhappy with the unfulfilled promises from club president Florentino Perez, and has finally made a decision about his future.
The newspaper also reported that Ronaldo would prefer to stay in Europe after leaving the 13-time European champions and Italy, France or England could be his next possible destination.
According to the Manchester Evening News, United continue to explore the possibility of bringing the former Tottenham Hotspur star back to the Premier League for what would be a club-record transfer fee, with Real expected to want in excess of £100m.
There isn't a Manchester United fan on the planet who wouldn't love to see Cristiano Ronaldo line up for the Red Devils again. "There's no such thing as Neymar not being there because Cristiano is there".
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It's certainly a fascinating situation and it's going to be interesting to see how things progress over the next 24 hours. Liverpool fans can be encouraged somewhat, however, by the fact that Lyon have done exactly this before.
Debate regarding which of the two eternal rivals can be considered the best has raged for over a decade now, with high-profile figures from the sporting world and beyond having had their say.
In the current 4-2-3-1 setup, the double-pivot stays deep and full-backs do not tend to stretch play, so opposing teams were able to crowd out the four most advanced players.
"I just don't know if you get it because of the titles you've won, the season you've completed or just how good you are as a player".
After the Champions League final win over Liverpool, in which Ronaldo made little impact, the Portuguese made the headlines after suggesting he could leave the Bernabéu.
"But Ronaldo is at the best club in the world and I think that he should finish his career here". Whilst previous talk of this type has largely been a move from the star to drive up the vale of his contract at Madrid, this summer, at least, Ronaldo's camp wishes us to believe something different.