Cape Town - Manchester United will not be able to lure Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford for at least another two years.
Sky Sports report that Spanish expert Guillem Balague believes Real Madrid will not sell the player in January or even next summer.
“It is quite clear that Manchester United are letting all this continue because they are interested in Cristiano Ronaldo." said Balague.
“Cristiano Ronaldo dreams and would like to go back to Manchester United. It’s just the timing which I think people are getting wrong.
"People want this to happen in January, if possible. It’s not going to happen. In the summer? I don’t think it’s going to happen. Real Madrid have got no intention whatsoever of selling Cristiano Ronaldo next summer.
“In two years’ time I would say yes, that is possibly the time when he will be 31 going on 32, for Real Madrid to say: ‘OK, if we can cash in on him, brilliant. He has done a lot for us, but that’s it, time to move on.
“I don’t think it’s going to happen this summer. People will have to be a little bit more patient.”