Reports linking Champions League victor Cristiano Ronaldo with a possible move to Bayern Munich if the Portuguese made a decision to leave Real Madrid were a hoax, the German champions said on Monday.
Ronaldo, the reigning Ballon d'Or award victor, feels he is being treated unfairly by Spain's tax authorities, whose "persecution" has made him determined to leave Real Madrid and the country, a source confirmed to ESPN FC.
"It has affected me how the media treated Cristiano, the presumption of innocence was not respected", Perez told Onda Cero. PSG do not want to blow all their money on Ronaldo, but will generate funds on top of their budget through sales - seven players are up for sale - so may have even more to spend.
"Cristiano definitely didn't want us to pay his fine. he isn't like that".
Barcelona's Neymar and Lionel Messi have also fallen into that same net in Spain, with Messi eve convicted of tax fraud, and Ronaldo, enraged by being the latest footballer to be targeted, is looking to leave the country.
He is accused of evading tax to the value of 14.7m euros (£13m; $16m) between 2011 and 2014.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge denies that the German champions are preparing to launch a move for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
"The clause for Cristiano is £1bn".
In 2009, Perez - then in his second spell at the club - signed Ronaldo for Real for a then world-record fee of £80m.
Real Madrid will do everything they can to keep Ronaldo, but if he is allowed to leave, United are one of the very few clubs he would want to join.
It's understood Ronaldo is considering a move away from the Bernabeu in the coming months as a result of growing negativity from Madrid supporters towards his performances. There is nothing Real Madrid have to do now.
A two-time La Liga victor, his 285 goals in 265 league appearances mean he is second only to Barcelona's Lionel Messi in that competition.
Cristiano Ronaldo left Manchester United as a superstar and might return as a legend. While their relationship did not end on the best terms, Mourinho would surely know how to maximize Ronaldo's talents once again. He also said he needed to speak to the Portuguese but, with the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation under way, now was not a good time.
It merely adds to the air of uncertainty.
There is, however, one big problem with this argument and that is the fact that Ronaldo signed a new five-year deal with Real only last November.