Ronaldo won't let Sir Alex Ferguson down, says Real Madrid defender Gabriel Heinze

Last updated at 10:30 10 May 2008


Real Madrid defender Gabriel Heinze believes it would be difficult for the

Spanish giants to prise Cristiano Ronaldo away from Manchester United while Sir Alex Ferguson is still in charge at Old Trafford.

Media speculation in Spain continues to link the newly-crowed Primera Liga champions with Ronaldo, who has enjoyed a remarkable season with the Red Devils, who could yet complete a Premier League and Champions League double.

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But while the Spanish press might be optimistic about a successful swoop for

Ronaldo, Heinze, who knows the Portugal winger well from his time at United, is

less convinced about his former team-mate moving to the Bernabeu anytime soon.

"I talk with him (Ronaldo) all the time and I tell him how great this club is

and the nice things that Madrid has, but I know that is very difficult for him

to come because he has a coach who had trust in him when he was younger,"

Heinze told Radio Marca.

"Whilst Ferguson is at United it is very difficult. He is a fundamental part

of their plans."

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