Sir Alex: Ronaldo saga is 'finished'

THE long-running and acrimonious transfer saga involving Cristiano Ronaldo is closed, Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has insisted.

THE long-running and acrimonious transfer saga involving Cristiano Ronaldo is closed, Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has insisted.

The mercurial winger has been publicly courted by Spanish giants Real Madrid all summer and has hinted that he would like to play for the club.

But Ferguson today said that his star player - out until October with an ankle injury - will stay with the Red Devils.

He said the matter was “finished” and added: “He'll be playing here next season, believe me.”

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