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Man Utd shock as Real Madrid star Ronaldo keen on Man City - for £400,000-a-week!

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is keen to hear from Manchester City - if they're willing to pay him £400,000-A-WEEK! The Sunday Mirror says the Real Madrid superstar is bragging to friends that he is wanted by City's Abu ­Dhabi-based owner Sheikh Mansour as he strives to make the Blues football's No.1 club.

Ronaldo has told confidantes in Manchester that someone connected to the Sheikh's ­family has contacted him informally with a mindblowing package that is tempting the former ­Manchester United hero to move to Eastlands.

However, last night City ­insisted that no approach had been made by them or on their behalf.

Ronaldo has put together a list of astonishing demands if he was to return to England.

The Portuguese star told a friend:

- He wants £400k a week.

- The No.7 shirt and captain's armband.

- A guarantee that he will ­always be the club's highest paid player.

The 26-year-old forward has claimed that City would have to pay Real a near 100 per cent profit on the £80million world record transfer fee they paid to United for him two years ago.

And Ronaldo believes that City would pay him a £350,000-a-week basic wage with a bonus and image rights package that would see his earnings soar even higher.

However, he wants £400,000 a week.

A source close to Ronaldo ­confirmed: "Cristiano says there has been contact ­between him and a third party. He says that he is extremely flattered at the lengths they're willing to go to.

"He claimed that they will pay him what it takes to make him a Manchester City player.

"He says he wants £400k as taxes are higher in England."

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