- Bayern Munich have debunked rumours linking the club with Cristiano Ronaldo
- The Portuguese international has been heavily linked with a move to the German giants
- The 32-year-old admitted he wants to leave Spain following his tax evasion charge
Bayern Munich have publicly dismissed rumours linking them with embattled Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, NAIJ.com reports.
The Portuguese international has been heavily linked with a move to the Bundesliga side as he has admitted he wants to leave Spain following his tax evasion charge.
The German giants posted on their official twitter account: "Ronaldo to #FCBayern? That's a dead duck Rummenigge rubbishes media reports".
They Bundelisga club also released a statement on their club's website: “Conveniently in German, the word ‘Ente’ means both a duck and a hoax, which is why at fcbayern.com we will be bringing you the ‘Hoax of the day’ presented by Franz the Bayern duck.
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“The Italian sport paper Gazetto dello Sport has been reporting in recent days that FC Bayern are interested in signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid.
“Following this publication, the rumour, as well as others, was picked up and spread further by numerous German media sources.
“Bayern’s Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had this to say: ‘We’re used to being the subject of intense transfer speculation during transfer windows.
“‘Normally we don’t comment on rumours, but in this case, we would like to make our position on Cristiano Ronaldo absolutely clear: This rumour is completely unfounded and must be consigned to the realms of fantasy.”
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