Reports suggest Madrid want to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season and will let Ronaldo go if they are successful, with a return to Old Trafford mooted for the 32-year-old.
The Portuguese superstar has been heavily tipped to return to Old Trafford this summer after reportedly becoming upset with the club's failure to offer him a new contract.
"That's why when I said a few months ago that it would be impossible to end my career in Manchester United, what I was trying to say was that in modern football what is nearly impossible (is) to stay 10 or 15 years". It is a club I worked at three years and care about the club.
A surprising statistic has reveal Real Madrid defender Nacho has played more minutes (2257) than any of his teammates this season, as per Transfermarkt.
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"But only one manager can have and only one club can have - Zidane and Real Madrid, that's my feeling".
'I am the last one to add fire to put some water on the fire.
"I think he's very important for us because we want to have the best possible players".
Madrid, who held a 1-0 lead going into the second-leg at the Bernabeu on Wednesday, went out 2-2 on away goals after losing 2-1 on the night. "In fact, it was he who asked me to say it here". I don't regret anything I did in the game, though.
Le 10 Sport make the obvious point that Kovacic will be keen for regular first-team football ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup this summer.