Cristiano Ronaldo at war with Bale over Manchester United transfer

Transfer news Lione Messi

Transfer news Lione Messi

They need to concentrate on that and then the next step is Champions League.

Neymar signed for PSG at the start of the season in a world-record move from Barcelona which cost €222 million.

Since Mourinho left the Bernabeu, Real have won the Champions League in four of the last five seasons, and numerous core squad under Mourinho still remain at the club.

Ronaldo is also under strict obligations from Nike, with whom he has a lucrative sponsorship deal with, and with Madrid's kit suppliers being Adidas there are sometimes complications when it comes to the club using the Portguese in their marketing.

But Giggs said: "I've always maintained he looks happy at Real Madrid". He is able to make his own decisions and impose them.

"Can I see it happening?"

He has played second fiddle to the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Isco this season, and at the age of 28, he will surely be looking for assurances regarding his playing time at the Santiago Bernabeu next season, if he is to stay in Madrid. We hear about Real Madrid, but what would he do there?

Bale, who was pleased to lift a fourth Champions League title since his move from Tottenham, also recognised the fact that he hasn't been playing as regularly as he would have wanted at Madrid and vowed to "sit down" with his agent and discuss it.

"What would be the challenge for him? To be honest, it wouldn't annoy me [if he did], but I would prefer him to return to Manchester United".

"The amount of goals he's scored and the trophies he's won - five Champions Leagues, it's wonderful".

"Did we ever think he'd go on to do what he's done?"

"But sometimes I saw him arrive in the morning and I said to myself, "oh, it's going to be hard today". But what in another goes unnoticed, at home it is seen right away because everyone pays attention to him".

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