News From Manchester: Koke addresses Cristiano Ronaldo links as Manchester United youngster trains with first team

Koke breaks silence on Ronaldo speculation

Atletico Madrid captain Koke has broken silence on the possibility of signing Cristiano Ronaldo this summer.

Ronaldo made his feelings clear to Manchester United this month that he wished to depart Old Trafford should a reasonable offer come in for his services. The 37-year-old missed the pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia due to family reasons – amid ongoing speculation over his future.

Portugal captain Ronaldo returned to Carrington on Tuesday morning for crunch talks with Erik ten Hag about his future and also watched on as United beat National League outfit Wrexham in a closed-doors friendly. Meanwhile, speculation linking him with a return to the Spanish capital continues.

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United youngster added to first-team session

Isak Hansen-Aaren has been training alongside the Manchester United first-team at Carrington ahead of their pre-season double header on Saturday and Sunday.

The 17-year-old forward is yet to make his senior debut for the club, but could make an appearance when they face Atletico Madrid and Rayo Vallecano in the coming days.

Norwegian starlet Hansen-Aaren could return to his homeland when United take on Atletico in Oslo on Saturday. United welcome Rayo to Old Trafford around 24 hours later in what will be their first home game since Erik ten Hag was appointed as manager.

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