There's always gossip linking Ronaldo back to Man United every year but with this one coming just days after the tax fraud accusations, it suggests that this could be a ploy to just take away some of the pressure of such negative press from himself.
"He's under contract, so if they decide to let him go because he wants to leave or because of the situation that he's in in the courts or whatever it is, we'll see".
The Portuguese worldwide, whose header salvaged 1-0 win over Russian Federation in Wednesday's Confederations Cup, has been targeted by Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco after a Spanish authorities accused Ronaldo of tax-fraud evasions, per Marca. He has two months, or until August 19, to pay in full if he wants to keep the figure at 15 million and stay out of a jail cell.
Ronaldo - on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2 - is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014.
Perez gave a passionate defence of his greatest ever Galactico, insisting that he will not leave Madrid and underlining his support for him during the ongoing tax investigation.
Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing, and Madrid issued a statement last week saying it believed the player was innocent.
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Di Maria admitted to hiding €1.3 million in tax from the Spanish finance ministry over two years, 2012 and 2013.
"Ronaldo is a Real player and will continue to be so as far as we are concerned", Perez told Marca sports daily yesterday.
A prosecutor said he did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". According to them, Mourinho has paid more than 26 million euros in 2015 to the Spanish tax authorities to settle the arrears of 2011 and 2012 taxes.
Madrid prosecutors said that after signing for the Spanish giants from Benfica in 2010, Di Maria had used companies in Panama and Ireland to hide earnings from the marketing of image rights.
Perez said he could understood why the four-times world player of the year had been upset after he was accused last week of tax fraud.
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