Ronaldo told Allegri that he was staying at Juve and unwanted speculation about a transfer was closed in Turin in the summer.
What did Allegri say about Cristiano Ronaldo?
With the Portuguese superstar entering the final 12 months of his Serie A heavyweight contract, questions were asked about how long he would hold out. A return to Real Madrid or Man Utd has been discussed, along with long-term ties to PSG and Man City, but the five-time Ballon d’Or winner will be leaving for nowhere before the August 31st set deadline.
Referring to Cristiano Ronaldo’s plans, with a 36-year sitting out of a friendly clash with U23 against Juventus in the middle of the week, Massimiliano Allegri told reporters that Cristiano Ronaldo did not play on Thursday because they were coming out of a heavy training load and Allegri gave him half a day. Cristiano is an added bonus for them because it guarantees a lot of goals. Obviously, they also have to work as a team to get the best out of the person. Ronaldo always trained well, Allegri just read the gossip in the newspapers. Cristiano never told them he wanted to leave. Cristiano Ronaldo told him that he would stay at Juve.
What else will be in Juventus?
Cristiano looks set to remain part of Allegri’s 2021-22 plans ahead of the season opening against Udinese on Sunday, while Locatelli is finally lured out of Sassuolo. There has been talk of further hikes and hikes before another window closes, with Barcelona midfielder Miralem Pjanic who said he was the target while Aaron Ramsey was linked to relocation, but Massimiliano Allegri would be happy to do so.
Allegri added that the market? he told the club that he was very pleased with the players they had and they should try to create value by improving the young players. Massimiliano is delighted to have Manuel. Manuel has grown a lot and has become an important player. Manuel Locatelli is not in optimal condition because he worked very little, he will need a few days, but after the break for the national team he will be in good condition. But if there is a need for a quarter of an hour, Locatelli is already able to do it in Udine.