Luka Modric has urged Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid (Picture: Getty)

Real Madrid star Luka Modric has spoken out following speculation linking Cristiano Ronaldo with a sensational return to Manchester United this summer.

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Ronaldo has scored 406 goals in 394 appearances for Madrid since his switch from Old Trafford back in 2009 but was reportedly considering a move away from the Bernabeu ahead of the 2017/18 campaign.

The La Liga giants are confident of blocking the forward’s exit in the coming months but his team-mate, Modric, admits that ‘everything is possible’ in football.

‘I’ve never heard Cristiano say that he wants to go,’ the former Tottenham midfielder told Spanish outlet Marca.

Cristiano Ronaldo led Madrid to their second Champions League triumph on the bounce (Picture: Getty)

‘In football everything is possible, but I think the connection and the relationship between Madrid and Ronaldo is so strong that I think he will continue to be a Real Madrid player.’

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It’s understood both Zinedine Zidane and Sergio Ramos immediately spoke to Ronaldo after the first reports spread of Ronaldo’s unhappiness at Madrid.

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Ronaldo, who became Madrid’s all-time leading goalscorer in 2015, was left frustrated last term as fans continued to boo him despite the side winning La Liga and the Champions League.

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