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Ronaldo will stay at Real Madrid – Arbeloa

Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from the LaLiga winners amid reports he is unhappy at scrutiny of his tax affairs in Spain.

The Portugal international has denied defrauding Spanish tax authorities out of €14.7million in image rights.

Arbeloa, who won two Champions League titles and a LaLiga crown at Madrid and retired in June, said he was sure Ronaldo would stay.

"He is very intelligent. When the perfect moment arrives to speak, he will," he told El Chiringuito TV.

Ronaldo double seals Champions League win for Real

Real, who now have a record 12 European Cup wins, grabbed the lead in the 20th minute through Ronaldo, who slotted the ball low into the corner after a clever cut-back from Dani Carvajal following a classic counter attack.

But determined Italian champions Juve drew level seven minutes later, with one of the finest goals seen in a Champions League final, as Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic beat Real keeper Keylor Navas with a perfectly executed overhead kick.

Ronaldo I am from this planet!

Ronaldo hit a hat-trick for the second game running in the competition to give his side a 3-0 semi-final first-leg lead that puts them firmly on course to reach the final in Cardiff.

The 32-year-old was later honoured with a commemorative shirt by club president Florentino Perez for reaching 400 goals in all competitions for the club, although official records say he is on 399.

Ronaldo magic puts Real on verge of final

The Portugul forward put his team on the verge of their third final in four years and took his tally to 103 goals in the competition as he helped Madrid vanquish their city rivals at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Ronaldo headed home in the 10th minute after Casemiro's bouncing cross caught out Atletico's defence, as Madrid dominated the first half.

Karim Benzema set him up to smash home his second on the half-volley in the 73rd minute and he finished from close range with four minutes remaining as Atletico offered little resistance.

Cristiano Ronaldo 'has 10 years' left

The 31-year-old Portuguese's last deal was set to end in June 2018 but he will now remain with the Spanish giants until June 2021.

He added that the new contract would not be the last deal he signs.

"What I most want is to continue enjoying the years I have left to play," said the former Manchester United player. "I still have 10 years."

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez added: "We want to be together for many years to come."

FIFA rejects Madrid, Atletico transfer ban appeals

World football's governing body initially imposed the punishment in January due to the capital clubs breaching rules in relation to the transfer of minors but suspended them later in the month, pending appeal.

Madrid and Atletico will now be unable to register new players until January 2018, with their respective initial fines of 360,000 Swiss francs and 900,000 Swiss francs remaining.

Ronaldo will play this weekend

 The Portugal captain has been out since limping off early in his country's Euro 2016 final defeat of hosts France with a knee injury.

He sat out Madrid's opening two LaLiga matches of the new season as well as their UEFA Super Cup defeat of Sevilla but has stepped up training this week.

Speaking at the launch of his new perfume on Thursday, the 31-year-old announced he would be back for the visit of Osasuna to the Santiago Bernabeu.

"I'm going to play," he told reporters, although it remains to be seen if he will start or settle for a place on the bench.

Real Madrid sack Benitez

Benitez, 55, had only been in charge at Real for six months.

The final nail in his coffin was reportedly the weekend's 2-all draw at Valencia, which left Real third in La Liga, four points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.