Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus president affirms CR7 will remain at the club

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus president affirms CR7 will remain at the club

- Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving Juventus at the end of the season, according to club president

- Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League following their 2-2 aggregate scoreline with Lyon

- Ronaldo scored two goals in the match but it was not enough to put his side through into the next stage

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Cristiano Ronaldo's stance at Juventus in the future has been decided by President Andrea Agnelli despite their disappointing Champions League loss.

The Bianconeri striker scored a brace in the second leg 2-1 win t over Lyon but it was not enough as the French side qualified on an away-goal rule.

He equalized from the spot-kick after Memphis Depay had put the visitors ahead and scored a longe range effort in the second half.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus president affirms CR7 will remain at the club

Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus president affirms CR7 will remain at the club. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Ronaldo was brought into the Allianz outfit to help the club end their long wait for a third European Cup.

And at 35, there are just a few years left in his playing career has been linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain after the match.

But President Agnelli has insisted that Ronaldo remains part of their future plans despite their painful Champions League exit.

"I am entirely convinced he will stay," Agnelli told Sky Sport Italia.

"I think the report [from France Football] was down to an interview from several months ago, which just happened to be published just before we played against a French team. It's an old media trick.

"No, I can assure you that Ronaldo remains a pillar of Juventus."

Despite crowned Serie A champions for a ninth successive season Juventus' long wait for a Champions League title will now be extended to another year.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo's brace was not enough to help Juventus to the quarterfinal of this season's UEFA Champions League as French club Lyon edged the Italian champions courtesy the away-goal's rule.

Although the Old Lady won the second leg 2-1 on Friday night, August 7, it was 2-2 on aggregates as Lyon won the first leg 1-0 before football was suspended due to the lockdown.

Memphis Depay's away goal at the Allianz stadium gave Lyon the upper hand to win it courtesy the away goals.

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