Real Madrid have warned Paris Saint-Germain that they will have to shell out an incredible €1bn (£730m) to sign Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Ligue 1 giants were linked with a move for the former Manchester United ace during the summer transfer window, and it has been speculated that the club will make a move for the 30-year-old next summer.
Real Madrid are understandably desperate to keep hold of its most prized asset, and club president Florentino Perez told Cadena COPE that PSG would have to cough up the extraordinary amount to have any chance of signing Ronaldo.
“If PSG want Ronaldo, it’s easy: they have to pay the release clause: €1 billion,” Perez is reported as saying by Goal.
“No-one is a prophet in football but we don’t want to sell him in 2016. There are still three years left on his contract.”
Ronaldo has also been linked with a return to Manchester United, but it is highly unlikely that the Red Devils will match Perez’s incredible demands.
The Portuguese international has amassed a sensational 225 goals in 200 La Liga appearances since joining the club from Manchester United in 2009.
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