Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri said it was a pleasure to have Cristiano Ronaldo in his team.
Describing Ronaldo as one of the fantastic players in the world, Allegri noted that the Portuguese was next to Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
“It’s going to be a pleasure to coach Cristiano Ronaldo, certainly he’s one of the top players in the world next to Lionel Messi and I’m looking forward to the privilege of coaching such a fantastic player.”
TheEcho recalls that Ronaldo joined Juventus in July after a record-signing fee of €112 million.
Allegri also emphasized that Real Madrid could still compete for silverware despite the departure of Ronaldo.
The manager made this point after being defeated with a goal margin of 3-1 by Madrid on Saturday evening in the International Champions Cup.
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“Real Madrid is a great team,” Allegri said at his post-match press conference at the weekend.
“We’re happy to have Cristiano, especially on the international stage and the experience that he brings to the club.
“However, Real Madrid will always be a competitive club, with or without Cristiano.