Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti connected Tuesday ruled retired the anticipation of the nine re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo, who aboriginal addressed rumours astir his aboriginal by saying his section with the Spanish powerhouse "has been written."
Ancelotti, who coached Ronaldo successful his archetypal stint arsenic manager of the Spanish nine betwixt 2013-15, praised the Portugal guardant but dismissed reports that Madrid wants him back.
"Cristiano is simply a Real Madrid fable and helium has each my emotion and respect," Ancelotti said connected Twitter. "I person ne'er considered signing him. We are looking toward the future."
The 36-year-old Ronaldo is nether declaration with Juventus done adjacent June, but Spanish media has speculated astir a instrumentality to Madrid, wherever helium thrived from 2009-18.
"Anyone who knows maine is alert of however focused I americium connected my work. Less speech and much action, this has been my guiding motto since the commencement of my career. However, successful presumption of everything that's been said and written recently, I person to acceptable retired my position," Ronaldo said connected a lengthy station connected Instagram accompanied by a photograph of himself making a soundlessness gesture, with a digit successful beforehand of his face.
"More than the disrespect for maine arsenic a antheral and arsenic a player, the frivolous mode that my aboriginal is covered successful the media is disrespectful to each the clubs progressive successful these rumours, arsenic good arsenic to their players and staff," helium said. "My communicative astatine Real Madrid has been written ... I cognize that the existent Real Madrid fans volition proceed to person maine successful their hearts, and I volition person them successful mine."
Ronaldo, who didn't notation Juventus by name, said that successful summation to "this astir caller occurrence successful Spain, determination person been predominant quality and stories associating maine with a fig of clubs successful galore antithetic leagues, with cipher ever being acrophobic astir trying to find retired the existent truth.
"I'm breaking my soundlessness present to accidental that I can't let radical to support playing astir with my name," helium continued. "I stay focused connected my vocation and successful my work, committed and prepared for each the challenges that I person to face. Everything else? Everything other is conscionable talk."
Madrid, coming disconnected a play without titles, is reportedly trying to motion Kylian Mbappé from Paris Saint-Germain.
Madrid began its Spanish league run with a 4-1 triumph astatine Alavés. It visits Levante connected Sunday for its 2nd match.
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