Ronaldo’s has been dropped from the Real Madrid side to face local neighbours Atletico in Saturday’s Madrid derby.
The Brazilian has been left out of Saturday’s line-up for what coach Juan Roman Lopez Caro claimed were ‘tactical reasons’.
Having been rounded on by his own supporters following a disappointing season, the decision to drop the former World Player of the Year will intensify speculation that Ronaldo will leave the club in the summer.
The 29-year-old has been linked with a move to Serie A giants Milan and Internazionale in recent weeks.
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