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Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid after tax accusations: Portuguese media

According to revered Portuguese publication, A Bola, a report on Friday June 16 claims that the former United hotshot, who has achieved nearly every trophy possible with Real Madrid in Spanish football, has told club president Florentino Perez that he is ready to quit.Between 2011 and 2014, he is accused of using shell companies in the British Virgin Islands, Ireland, Columbia and Panama to hide earnings related to his image rights.Marca, a newspaper in Spain known for links to hierarchy at Real Madrid claimed that club officials were stunned and have sought to reassure Cristiano and convince him to stay at the Bernabeu.On Thursday Ronaldo, who signed a new five-year contract in November, posted a picture with his fingers to his lips on Instagram with the caption: “Sometimes the best answer it’s to be quiet”.However, a €14.7 million (£13 million) tax fraud accusation has reportedly left the player disillusioned in Spain. Ronaldo has categorically denied any wrongdoing.A judge in Madrid will make a decision on whether the case goes to court and the reigning Ballon d’Or victor will have 30 days to plead guilty, pay a fine or prove his innocence which will attract a harsher sentence if found guilty.They could not immediately be reached on Friday to comment on the report.Manchester United or PSG are the two clubs that might be able to pay such a high transfer fee.Earlier this week, Real Madrid issued a statement saying “we understand [Ronaldo] has acted in accordance with the legality regarding the fulfilment of his fiscal obligations”.Ronaldo arrived at Real from United in 2009 and he has helped the club to win three Champions League titles in the last four years.He told 5Live: “I think Manchester United will be surveying this, they’ll be keeping their heads down”.However, Real Madrid published a statement where they backed the forward.