Cristiano Ronaldo has urged Real Madrid to sign permanently Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor.

Ronaldo hopes Madrid will keep striker Adebayor, who spent the second half of the season on loan at the Santiago Bernabeu from Manchester City.

"I would keep him," he said.

"He is a very good footballer, but an even better team-mate. He is also very important in the dressing room. He's like Marcelo, he transmits a lot of joy and positive energy."

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