Sir Alex Ferguson holds out hope of re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo

Guardian

• 'I hope he would want to come to Manchester United'• 'It's a long way off but you never know,' says managerSir Alex Ferguson has said he would like to see Cristiano Ronaldo one day return to Manchester United though he admitted it was a "long way off".Ronaldo spent six years at United before his world record £80m transfer in 2009 to Real Madrid, the club United face in the last 16 of the Champions League. Asked if Ronaldo might come back and play for United, Ferguson said: "I don't see that. I'd love to see that but it's fanciful thinking really. First of all, how much it would take to get him from Real Madrid? And second, I don't think there's any chance they would want to sell him."But you never know. I don't know when his contract finishes. He may want to go to another club at some point in his career and I'd hope he would want to co...

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