Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reignited the inferno of rumours surrounding his footballing future, telling a Spanish court judge that he wishes to return to England.
The 32-year-old is currently facing accusations of failing to pay €14.7m in taxes, having avoided the costs through the alleged use of companies based in Ireland and the British Virgin Islands.
As reported by Spanish football website AS, the Portuguese icon was grilled in court over his alleged tax avoidance, and made reference to his apparent desire to return to England. And addressing the judge, Ronaldo stated: "I
Fans of Manchester United may well be excited by Ronaldo's choice of words in court, and will be hoping that his comments are indicative of a genuine desire to return to the Premier League.
Ronaldo may have been merely making a flippant comment to emphasise his frustrations with the accusations he is facing, but those rumours of a return to United just won't go away...