Captain of Top European Club Accuses Ronaldo of Being Responsible For Their Bad Performance

Captain of Top European Club Accuses Ronaldo of Being Responsible For Their Bad Performance

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's departure at Juventus has been identified by Giorgio Chiellini as the reason for their problems this term
  • The 37-year-old Italian explained that it would have been better if Cristiano Ronaldo had left on August 1 and not 28
  • After eight games played this season, Juventus are currently occupying seventh position on the Serie A table

Giorgio Chiellini who is the captain of Italian giants Juventus has blamed Cristiano Ronaldo's departure for their current unimpressive performance this season claiming that the Portugal international should have left earlier.

Despite having one more year on his contract at Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo decided to leave the Old Lady for a stunning return to Manchester United where he has been impressive since arrival.

Spending three years at Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo won the Serie A title two times, but the former Real Madrid star failed to win the Champions League that the club bought him for.

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Giorgio Chiellini
Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini in action. Photo by Daniele Badolato
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Cristiano Ronaldo even played for Juventus at the start of this season before leaving the Italian side featuring in the game against Udinese which ended 2-2.

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According to the report on ESPN and DAZN, Giorgio stated clearly that Cristiano Ronaldo's early departure at the start of the season destroyed their plans.

Giorgio Chiellini's comment

"Cristiano Ronaldo left on Aug. 28. This creates a shock and I think we paid him in terms of points in the start of the season.
"It would have been better had Ronaldo left on Aug. 1 as we would have prepared ourselves and we would have arrived ready for the start of the campaign."

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Wednesday night, October 20, was an incredible day for all Manchester United fans and the win over Atalanta also eased the pressure on embattled manager Ole Solskjaer.

The visitors to the surprise of all Manchester United fans took the lead twice at Old Trafford as they scored two goals, but the Red Devils came back with goals from Marcus Rashford and Maguire before getting the winner through Ronaldo.

Cristiano Ronaldo's goal meant Man United came from 2-0 down at half-time in the Champions League at Old Trafford for the first time in their history.


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