Marcelo: Cristiano Ronaldo does not own Real Madrid - Neymar is welcome

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The 33-year-old is certainly not considering a move to Major League Soccer (MLS), China, Japan or the Middle East at this point of his career.

Recall that Ronaldo hinted after Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Liverpool in the Champions League final that this could be his final season in the Spanish capital.

"Right now we need to enjoy ourselves but in the next few days I'll give an answer to the fans who have always been by my side".

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No new contract for Ronaldo?

Portuguese newspaper A Bola had reported that the forward wanted to leave the club as he was not happy with how he had been treated by Real. The celebrated footballer had rejected a "heavily bonus-based" new contract earlier this year, according to Daily Mail.

These claims echo similar reports in Spain, in which 'AS' report that Jorge Mendes had meet with Madrid representatives but that the players and clubs demands were on opposite ends of the spectrum.

Record claims that the five-time Ballon d'Or victor has reached this conclusion, less than two weeks after winning his third straight Champions League with Madrid, not because of money but rather status, and because of unkept promises from Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.

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Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has said Real may be willing to offload Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in order to buy former Barcelona forward Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain. He reportedly isn't happy with being paid significantly less than fellow stars Lionel Messi and Neymar, with the latter rumored to be of interest to Real Madrid.

"We all want Ronaldo to stay and Neymar has our doors wide open", Marcelo said.

There's no such thing as Neymar not being there because Cristiano is there. If Cristiano stays, does that mean that Neymar can't come?

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Ronaldo scored 44 goals and assisted a further eight strikes in 44 matches for Real in the 2017/18 campaign.

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