Cristiano Ronaldo has dropped a huge hint that he will remain at Manchester United next season.
Ronaldo, 37, is about to enter the final year of his current deal and there have been suggestions he may look for a move elsewhere in the summer after a disappointing season at Old Trafford.
However, the Portugal has now hinted he will remain with the Red Devils after breaking his silence on incoming manager Erik ten Hag.
The Dutchman will take charge of United at the end of the season after signing a three-year deal, with the option of a further year.
And Ronaldo says he is excited by the prospect of working with Ten Hag, who recently won the Dutch Eredivisie title with Ajax for the third time.
"I know that he has done a fantastic job at Ajax, and that he is an experienced coach, but we have to give him time," Ronaldo told United’s website.
"Things must change the way he wants. If you do well, all of Manchester United will succeed, so I wish you all the best.
"We are all happy and excited [with the arrival], not only as players, but as fans as well.
"We have to believe that next year we can win titles."
Ronaldo has scored 24 goals in 39 games in his first season back in English football.
But he is set to end the campaign without a piece of silverware for the first time since the 2009-10 season.
Should Ronaldo remain at United next year, it will be his first ever season without Champions League football.
United are currently sixth in the Premier League table, eight points off the top four with only one game remaining in their season – a trip to Crystal Palace on the final day.
Despite the club's struggles this season, United's interim boss Ralf Rangnick is confident Ronaldo will remain at Old Trafford.
When asked to comment on Ronaldo's wave to fans after United's final home game of the campaign, Rangnick told Stadium Astro: "I don't think why it should be a wave of goodbye.
"He’s got another year of his contract, and as far as I know he will be here next season again."
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