Debate regarding which of the two eternal rivals can be considered the best has raged for over a decade now, with high-profile figures from the sporting world and beyond having had their say.
Bale continues to be a priority, despite the chances of Ronaldo calling time on his long stay in Spain seemingly as high as ever due to CEO Woodward's refusal to get drawn into another pointless saga with the five-time Ballon D'Or victor.
Real Madrid left-back Marcelo has stated that Cristiano Ronaldo does not have any power over signing players after the club has been linked with recruiting Neymar. We all want Ronaldo to stay and Neymar has our doors wide open.
Marcelo has also suggested that Neymar will one day inherit a crown now owned by Ronaldo.
Real Madrid club-record goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo will definitely leave the club during the off-season according to reports in Portuguese media.
Ordinarily, £131m for a player aged 33 would seem insane, but given Ronaldo's huge marketing value and the fact he's still one of the best players on the planet, it would still be an excellent deal for United if these reports were accurate.
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"All of the players want Ronaldo to stay at Real Madrid, but one thing is not related to the other. I don't know when".
Most of the talk was about Gareth Bale's incredible bicycle kick and Sergio Ramos' incredible knowledge of the human body helping to destroy Mo Salah's shoulder but Ronaldo, who had a quiet game against Liverpool, also managed to make it partially about himself.
The Red Devils have contended with regular speculation linking the Spanish shot stopper with a move to Real Madrid.
"About Firmino and Sergio, I understood what Sergio said another way but people can interpret this as they want". I guess it wasn't necessary to get at this point.
"Right now we need to enjoy ourselves but in the next few days I'll give an answer to the fans who have always been by my side".