‘Outraged’ Cristiano Ronaldo puts Manchester United on red alert

Guardian

• Source close to Real Madrid striker says he wants to leave Spain• Former United man said to be furious over tax allegationsManchester United are watching the Cristiano Ronaldo show with renewed interest after the Real Madrid striker made it plain he is “outraged” at what he feels is unfair treatment by tax authorities and is now determined to leave Spain.The 32-year-old feels he is being singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of €14.7m. A source close to the player claims the “outraged” Portugal international “feels great indignation” following the public speculation about his tax affairs and a sense of “injustice” at the allegations – which he contests – and he has made a decision to leave the country. Related: Cult of Cristiano Ronaldo distracts from Real Madrid’s brillia...

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