Found February 19, 2013 on NESN.com:
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Florentino Perez has consigned himself to defeat in the effort to make Cristiano Ronaldo happy in Spain. The Real Madrid president has decided to sell the Portuguese superstar this summer and use those funds to build a new squad for a new manager, according to the Star. “According to reports in Spain, Real president Florentino Perez has finally grown fed up with the Portuguese forward’s refusal to sign a new contract,” the Star reports. “And the Real chief is now determined to cash in on the club’s £80 million [$131.6 million] record signing, while Ronaldo’s value is still at its peak. “And Perez is also keen to splash out on an overhaul of the Real squad this summer, as he faces a presidential re-election campaign in upcoming months. “Tottenham’s Gareth Bale and Manchester City’s David Silva are top of the list of Real’s summer targets, along with Malaga starlet Isco and Brazil phenomenon Neymar.” Ronaldo shocked the soccer world last summer when he told Perez that he wanted to lea
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