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Van Gaal: Man Utd want to sign Ronaldo

Louis van Gaal has revealed that Manchester United are interested in signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid

The Portuguese forward has been continually linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu and both United and PSG, with Ronaldo having reportedly told Laurent Blanc he would "love" to join them , have been mooted as potential destinations.

Van Gaal's side, who beat Watford 2-1 at Vicarage Road on Saturday, have struggled for consistency on the wings, with the Dutchman himself having bemoaned his side's lack of pace in attack.

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And the Red Devils boss has now revealed for the first time that he would love to welcome Ronaldo back to Old Trafford. He told reporters: "Ronaldo plays on the wings and he is fast and scores goals.

"There is no trainer in the world that doesn’t like him.

"Of course we are looking - but we are looking at all players, not just Ronaldo. But these players are mostly ungettable.

"With Ronaldo, let's wait and hope."