Juventus director speaks on Ronaldo’s future moments after Old Lady crashed out of UCL

Juventus director speaks on Ronaldo’s future moments after Old Lady crashed out of UCL

- Cristiano Ronaldo failed to inspire Juventus past the Champions League round of 16

- The Old Lady were knocked out of this season’s competition by Portuguese club FC Porto

- Club president Paratici has stated that Ronaldo’s contract renewal is not an issue at the moment

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Juventus have been knocked out of the Champions League by FC Porto and club director Fabio Paratici has made fresh comments over Cristiano Ronaldo’s future.

The Old Lady were kicked out of the tournament after FC Porto qualified for the quarter-final of the competition despite the Juve’s 3-2 win in the second leg.

The reverse fixture had ended 2-1 in favour of the Portuguese club, which means Porto go through to the next stage courtesy the away goals' rule after it ended 4-4 on aggregates.

Juve signed Ronaldo from Real Madrid in 2018 to help the club win the Champions League after they had dominated the Serie A for more than a decade.

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And after the game against Porto, there were questions as regards ageing Ronaldo’s future, but the club director insists he Portuguese striker still has another year on his contract.

Juventus director Fabio Paratici to Sky Sport about Cristiano Ronaldo’s future:

“There’s still another year of contract (expiring in June 2022). Cristiano’s contract renewal is not an immediate issue on the agenda, there’s time to talk about it”.

Meanwhile, Brazilian footballer Danillo who currently plays for reigning Italian champions Juventus has explained that his teammate at Turin Cristiano Ronaldo has the power to continue playing football.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been one of the best footballers in the world considering his brilliant performances which helped him win five Ballon d'Or awards.

Juventus director speaks on Ronaldo’s future moments after the crashed out of UCL
Cristiano Ronaldo has a year left on his contract at Juventus. Photo: Valerio Pennicino
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He started his football career on the streets in Portugal before he joined Sporting Lisbon from where he made a move to Manchester United in the Premier League.

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Ronaldo's performance in the Premier League paved ways for him to join reigning Spanish champions Real Madrid where he succeeded as a player.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Spanish League defending champions Real Madrid are reportedly eyeing a move for Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez this summer.

Los Blancos signed Chelsea hero Eden Hazard in a deal valued at around €115 million in August 2019 but the Belgian has failed to live up to his billing.

The 30-year-old has spent more time on the sidelines than on the pitch since his mega move from Chelsea almost two years ago due to a series of injuries and lack of required fitness to do the job.

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