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Ronaldo: Salah a major Ballon d'Or threat

Ronaldo: Salah a major Ballon d'Or threat

La Liga president Javier Tebas is confident that both Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will not move on from Madrid this summer. As a effect, Marca believe that "unless there is a drastic change in the coming days, there will come a point of no return for Ronaldo".

Ronaldo created a stir, minutes after La Liga giants won their third straight Champions League title in Kiev last month by hinting he would be leaving Bernabeu.

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor has since admitted he timed his remarks poorly, but it remains to be seen whether he will stay at the Santiago Bernabeu for 2018-19. It has been very nice playing for Real Madrid'.

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Bernardo will be seen in his usual position on the right wing, and will be expected to flank Cristiano Ronaldo and Goncalo Guedes up front.

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Recent talks between Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes and Real's top-brass haven't helped bring an agreement and the talisman's decision is "irreversible" unlike past year, Diario Record, a Portugal daily, has claimed.

Madrid's management has offered the forward a contract whereby he could earn 25 million euros ($29.5 million) a year, while Ronaldo has insisted on a yearly salary of 30 million euros ($35.4 million).

Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, and Juventus are interested in acquiring the captain of the Portuguese national squad. "We all want Ronaldo to stay and Neymar has our doors wide open", Marcelo said.

But while Ronaldo is ready to lead his country against Spain in their first World Cup match on Friday, Salah faces a race against time to be fit for Egypt's opener against Uruguay on the same day.