Pepe has again declared Portugal teammate Cristiano Ronaldo wants to play for Real Madrid. After endorsing the candidacy of Florentino Perez for the Real presidency, Pepe also spoke of fresh speculation that Manchester United ace Ronaldo is back on the agenda.

"He wants to play at the Bernabeu," said Pepe. "I would love to see Cristiano in Madrid. He has already said in the press that he wants to come and I hope that this year he joins us. "