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LaLiga president Tebas: We can handle Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid

LaLiga president Javier Tebas insists they can handle Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid.

But Tebas does not think Real Madrid fans should be concerned.

"Well, I think it's nothing more than another chapter," he assessed of the statements.

"I've heard so many times that he wants to go, that he's staying, that they're negotiating... He'll be playing for Real Madrid next year, I think.

"Cristiano Ronaldo leaving, five years ago, would have worried me much more. Not now, because we have worked on the [LaLiga] brand.

"Now I can't even remember when the last time a Premier League player won the Ballon d'Or and they are on top, why can't we do the same?

"Cristiano is irreplaceable. With Neymar, LaLiga would win whether Cristiano is here too, he's a standard bearer for LaLiga."

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