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Last Updated: Friday May 16 2008 09:12 GMT

Does Ronaldo want to quit United?

Will Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson be able to persuade Cristiano Ronaldo to stay?

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has shocked fans by hinting that he might consider leaving the club after the Champions League final.

The 23-year-old winger has had an amazing season with United, scoring 41 goals and winning loads of awards.

But in a Spanish TV interview he said he'd love to play in Spain and knew that Real Madrid liked how he played.

"I'm happy here, but let's see what happens after the Champions League final," he said.

Ronaldo lifting the Premier League trophy
Ronaldo's goal scoring helped United win the Premier League title
"I have said millions of times that I would love to play in Spain, but it's one thing to dream and another thing for it to be a reality.

"I am feeling calm here. I'm happy here but in the future I don't know."

Real Madrid

Ronaldo's got four years left on a five-year contract at United, but Real Madrid have made no secret of their hopes of signing the Portugal international.