Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is confident Cristiano Ronaldo will sign his new contract.

Ancelotti is backing Madrid press reports this week that Ronaldo will reject a return to Manchester United and sign a new deal to 2018 with Real.

"I do not know when the renewal will happen, because it is not a matter that I am involved with, but what I can say is that Ronaldo will continue with Real Madrid and renew his contract," Ancelotti said.

"It's between the team and the player, who is working hard these days and has the desire to renew, like the club, so I do not think there is going to be a problem when they meet."

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