Ruud van Nistelrooy insists he wants to stay with Real Madrid. Reacting to reports that Galatasaray are ready to sign him, Van Nistelrooy said: "I have one year on my contract and I am very happy. I'll stay here, I have no doubt.

"I'm going to recover and return to play at the Santiago Bernabéu."

On his rehab from knee surgery, the Dutchman added: "The team's preseason starts in about mid-July and I think that if all goes well, I could join the group in the first weeks of August. I am so eager to return ..."