Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed his views about Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford, according to report.
Ronaldo has been linked away from Real Madrid during the start of the season but Mourinho is of the opinion that the possibility of his exit has now ended.
If Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid, Mourinho tips him to consider moving to the United States or a similar league but not in European top flight.
"I believe that Real Madrid cannot sell him, it is prohibited," the coach told Portuguese newspaper Record.
"He has to stay until the moment they authorise him to go and play one year in America or anywhere else that he wants to enjoy. It is a closed door."
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Manchester won't be keen to bring back Ronaldo to Old Trafford, even the coach admits it would be hard to say no if they had a chance at a deal.
"I don't think so, but all the people know his history in Manchester, the passion they have for him and that there are players in the world who, if the clubs have the possibility of signing, will not say no," he noted.
Mourinho also discussed his chances of one day becoming Portugal's national team coach, a job he considered in a joint role during his stint in Madrid.
"I almost went once, but [Real president] Florentino Perez didn't let me, because he thought that the position of Real
coach was not compatible with the national team," he added.
"[I'll consider it] only when I'm tired of the day-to-day, the three matches a week, the seven training sessions per week, and the one-month pre-season, things that don't tire me now." He told Marca.