However, the Spanish top flight's president feels the league would recover from the loss of Ronaldo, although he does not want to see the 33-year-old go. He reportedly isn't happy with being paid significantly less than fellow stars Lionel Messi and Neymar, with the latter rumored to be of interest to Real Madrid. Frustration over stalled contract talks is at the root of things, but the sentiment of deciding his future "in the next few days" has now stretched a couple weeks.
"But we can overcome (Cristiano's exit) because LaLiga is more important than any club or player".
According to a report from ESPN, Ronaldo is "determined" to end his nine-year stay in the Spanish capital, but will only make a switch to clubs playing in particular competitions.
Cristiano Ronaldo's future has once again made the headlines of Portuguese newspaper Record.
Their World Cup-winning side of 2002 was loaded with attacking talent and captured the imagination of a global audience.
The 26-year-old is perhaps the only player available to Real Madrid who would be capable of taking the limelight away from the goal machine or potentially commanding a higher salary.
"Many times, what you want or what you are going to be doesn't depend only on you but on other factors that so many don't realise", he said, per the Express.
Ronaldo, 33, smashed an fantastic 15 goals in 13 Champions League games to lead Madrid to their third straight title, while he also hit 26 La Liga goals in a season that caught fire in 2018 after a hard end to the previous year.
"But Ronaldo is at the best club in the world and I think that he should finish his career here".
United have already signed Fred and Diogo Dalot this summer and they are hoping to add Ronaldo after they finished second place behind rivals, Manchester City this season in the Premier League.