"When Cristiano is not playing, Real Madrid remains the same," he said. "I see Real Madrid strong, with a great team, a great squad. It's not about individual players."
Ronaldo surprised by increasing criticism →
"I still haven't spoken to Cristiano Ronaldo. I found out about all this from a newspaper," Perez said. "He will tell us what has happened.(.) The only thing I know is that he feels mistreated by the media."
Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit →