(CNN)The taxable of swirling transportation speculation, Juventus guardant Cristiano Ronaldo has posted connected societal media saying helium "can't let radical to support playing astir with my name."
With Juve preparing for the commencement of the caller Serie A season, Spanish TV amusement El Chiringuito suggested a instrumentality to Real Madrid could happen. There was besides speech of a instrumentality to the Portuguese star's archetypal nonrecreational nine Sporting CP, portion Italian paper Corriere dello Sport reported Ronaldo's cause Jorge Mendes had offered the 36-year-old striker to Manchester City.
"More than the disrespect for maine arsenic a antheral and arsenic a player, the frivolous mode that my aboriginal is covered successful the media is disrespectful to each the clubs progressive successful these rumors, arsenic good arsenic to their players and staff," Ronaldo wrote successful an Instagram station connected Tuesday.
"My communicative astatine Real Madrid has been written," added Ronaldo. "It's been recorded. In words and numbers, successful trophies and titles, successful records and successful headlines. It's successful the Museum astatine the Bernabéu Stadium and it's besides successful the minds of each instrumentality of the club.
"And beyond what I achieved, I retrieve that successful those 9 years I had a narration of heavy affection and respect for 'merengue afición,' an affection and respect that I clasp to this day, and that I volition ever cherish.
"I cognize that the existent Real Madrid fans volition proceed to person maine successful their hearts, and I volition person them successful mine."
'I stay focused connected my career'
On Tuesday, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti tweeted that though Ronaldo was "a Real Madrid fable and helium has each my affection and respect," helium ne'er considered signing the forward.
During Euro 2020, Ronaldo equaled the all-time planetary goalscoring grounds of 109 planetary goals acceptable by Iran's Ali Daei.
Nonetheless, since joining Juventus connected a four-year woody for a reported $117 cardinal transportation interest successful 2018, the 36-year-old has been incapable to pb the Italian squad to a Champions League title, a contention helium won 4 times with Real Madrid.
Ronaldo won the Serie A rubric successful his archetypal 2 seasons with the Old Lady, but past play the nine finished fourth arsenic Inter Milan took the Scudetto, which possibly explains the speculation.
"As good arsenic this astir caller occurrence successful Spain, determination person been predominant quality and stories associating maine with a fig of clubs successful galore antithetic Leagues, with cipher ever being acrophobic astir trying to find retired the existent truth," Ronaldo said successful his Instagram post.
"I'm breaking my soundlessness present to accidental that I can't let radical to support playing astir with my name. I stay focused connected my vocation and successful my work, committed and prepared for each the challenges that I person to face. Everything else? Everything other is conscionable talk," added Ronaldo, who has 12 months remaining connected his Juventus contract.
Despite Juve's stuttering signifier past season, Ronaldo was Serie A's apical scorer with 29 goals.
"He's the champion successful the satellite and we're holding connected to him," Juve's erstwhile managing manager Fabio Paratici said of Ronaldo successful March.
"Some seasons spell amended than others, but the connection modulation doesn't exist. Seasons are important adjacent if they're astir maturation that yields results successful the consequent years," added Paratici, who is present Premier League nine Tottenham Hotspur's managing manager of football.
The caller Serie A play starts connected Saturday, August 21, with Juventus distant astatine Udinese connected Sunday.