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The Daily Mirror also tip Ronaldo for an upgraded contract, but claim that the Portuguese winger is pushing for £170,000 per week.
While Ronaldo is allegedly in line for a new deal, The Sun casts doubt over the future of club captain Gary Neville. The 33-year-old is in the final year of his contract, and is yet to be offered an extension, according to Neil Custis.
Rafael Benitez has sought to quell Merseyside giddyness. Liverpool are currently joint top of the Premier League, eight points ahead of United, but the Spaniard says: “When the gap is 20 points, then I will relax."