Cristiano Ronaldo has one 12 months left in his contract with Juventus.© AFP
Cristiano Ronaldo has given no indication he needs to depart Juventus and is predicted again in Turin later this month, membership director Pavel Nedved mentioned on Wednesday. “Cristiano is on vacation. We don’t have any sign from his entourage that he needs to depart. We’re ready for him and he’ll return round July 25 as scheduled,” Nedved mentioned on the unveiling of the calendar for the 2021-2022 season . The 36-year-old Portuguese worldwide has one 12 months left in his contract. His future had been unsure after a tough marketing campaign throughout which Juventus misplaced their Serie A crown after 9 years, exited the Champions League within the final 16 and only sealed fourth place and elite European football on the final day.
Juventus open subsequent season at Udinese with Massimilano Allegri fired up as he returns as coach two years after being sacked regardless of successful 5 consecutive league titles with the Turin membership.
“There was a sure routine with (Allegri) for 5 years,” mentioned Nedved. “Then he went for 2 years to take a little bit vacation however now he is again with nice motivation.”
Former Czech Republic worldwide Nedved agreed that Juventus had most likely celebrated extra at ending fourth on the finish of final season than successful the ‘Scudetto’ in 2020 with Maurizio Sarri.
“I feel it is true when Sarri says we did not have a good time that Scudetto very a lot, as a result of maybe it got here naturally as we had already gained a lot.
“We tried once more with Andrea Pirlo (coach final season), however we resulted in fourth. We celebrated that achievement after a sophisticated season maybe extra for the numerous sufferings.”
Nedved confirmed that the membership have been taken with Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli after his efficiency with Italy in successful Euro 2020.
“We left the boy quiet throughout the European Championship. He is a Sassuolo participant and there will likely be time to deal with the difficulty.”
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