Cristiano Ronaldo: Sarri claims relationship with Juventus striker is good

Cristiano Ronaldo: Sarri claims relationship with Juventus striker is good

- Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri are in good terms according to the Juventus manager

- But the 34-year-old is doubtful for Juve's Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid

- Ronaldo was rested during Juventus 3-1 win over Atalanta in Serie A over the weekend

Cristiano Ronaldo's relationship with Maurizio Sarri is good, says the Juventus boss ahead of their Champions League cracker with Atletico Madrid.

Ronaldo was substituted in consecutive matches to Lokomotiv Moscow and in a Serie A clash with AC Milan.

But Sarri has revealed he is unsure if the 34-year-old who scored his 99th goal for Portugal will be fit to face the Spanish side at the Allianz Stadium.

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Sarri said: "If a player who has won so much is angry about being substituted, he still has a lot of motivation.

"Cristiano trained with his team-mates [on Sunday].

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"It seems that his condition is improving but we still have to evaluate.

"The positive thing is he was able to play throughout the training session."

Ronaldo scored a hat-trick against Lithuania and one against Luxembourg while on international break but missed Juve's 3-1 at Atalanta. due to a knee problem

Juventus have already qualified for the Champions League knockout stages and maintain their place at the top of the Italian league.

The Bianconeri are three points ahead of their Group D opponents Atletico Madrid with two games left to play and win would cement them as group winners.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo for the second time in as many days was not happy to be substituted in a Serie A contest against AC Milan.

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The Portuguese international was taken off for Paulo Dybala after just nine minutes into the second half while the scores was still at 0-0.

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