United have been encouraged that, despite frequent references to Ronaldo's "dream" of joining Real, he has not demanded a move and that the statement he planned to make more than a week ago, in which he intended to plead with United to let him move to Spain, has not materialised. Members of the Old Trafford hierarchy have described the situation as a "seven-day wonder", suggesting that it will have blown over by the time Ronaldo returns for preseason training next month, but sources close to the player maintain that he is as committed as ever to moving to Real and that he will tell Ferguson so when they come face to face.
Fergie back at Man Utd convinced of Ronaldo stay
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