Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid this summer

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Los Blancos are yet to announce who will replace the Frenchman at Real, but reports in Spain have linked the club with Antonio Conte, Mauricio Pochettino and Massimiliano Allegri.

The reports from the front page of Diario Record featured the headline "Ronaldo will leave Real - Irreversible decision", in a story which the publication seems to have taken from comments made by Ronaldo directly after the Champions League final.

Speaking to Marca from Spain's pre-World Cup camp, Asensio said that he "could not imagine" being part of a Madrid squad which did not include the five time Ballon d'Or victor.

The player is reportedly upset with Real Madrid's president, Florentino Perez, as he feels that he's being pushed out of the door because they won't improve his contract.

Economic issues is not the problem for the 33-year-old forward but a lack of recognition, leaving Ronaldo to look at Serie A, Ligue 1 or the Premier League as his potential destinations.

Meanwhile, according to Marca, Madrid have told Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes that they are unwilling to match the player's demands.

Ronaldo said: "In the next few days I will give an answer to the fans that have always been on my side".

There's been a lot said since on both sides, with speculation around how serious Ronaldo really is, how seriously Real are actually taking it, and above all, how this could end. He was also the face of the "World Cup Russia 2018" edition but in that he obviously wore Portugal's kit.

Given that Neymar, 26, is likely being eyed by Real to act as Ronaldo's successor, it is not a huge surprise the Portuguese is unhappy with the club's pursuit.

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