Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed that he snubbed approaches from Valencia and Juventus to stay at Old Trafford.

The Portuguese international signed a two-year contract extension back in November that ties him to United until 2010.

However, he has now revealed that he has been in great demand despite signing the contract extension.

“I want to stay at Manchester United until 2010,” Ronaldo told Brazilian newspaper ‘Lance’.

“I have proposals from various clubs including Valencia and Juventus, but I want to stay here.”

The 20-year-old also admitted that he has some way to go before he can emulate the likes of his predecessor at United, David Beckham and Brazilian playmaker Ronaldinho.

“I feel very honoured by these comparisons, but I have a long way to go to become Beckham’s replacement and to play like Barcelona’s Ronaldinho,” he added.