08 Apr Juventus news: Allegri’convinced’ Ronaldo is going to be fit for Ajax battle
The Portuguese superstar played a pivotal part in Juventus attaining the quarter-final period of the Champions League and his return will be a massive increase
Juventus manger Massimiliano Allegri has promised he’s’confident’ Cristiano Ronaldo is going to be fit to carry on Ajax this week.
The attacker sat out Juve’s 2-1 victory against AC Milan on Saturday, also has missed the Bianconeri’s past three league matches because sustaining a hamstring injury while on global responsibility with Portugal.
But talking after this weekend battle in Turin, Allegri had great news for its Juve loyal before Wednesday’s Champions League game.
“He [Ronaldo] constantly feels prepared, but I advised him to break [today]. We’re confident of getting him Ajax on Wednesday,” that the Juventus manager told Sky Italia.
With no five-time Ballon d’Or winner, the Old Lady still was able to enroll three points from Milan, despite going 1-0 down.
But, second-half strikes against Paulo Dybala and Moise Kean guaranteed Juve took yet another step towards an eighth consecutive Scudetto since they’ll now clinch the title if Napoli shed to Genoa on Sunday.
Even though their national effort seems done and dusted, their European aspirations are anything but.
Juventus have been given a favourable drawn from the previous eight of the Champions League by being paired with Ajax, but understand the Eredivisie side have claimed a large mad last around against Real Madrid.
And if they get past Ajax, Juventus confront a semi-final showdown from Manchester City or Tottenham.
The German champions were crowned kings of Europe at 1996, but had been beaten finalists at 2015 and 2017, together with Ronaldo on goal for Real Madrid at the latter.
The Portuguese celebrity has won the Champions League five times and it had been expected that his inclusion last summer could assist Juve raise the jug-eared decoration.
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This effort, Ronaldo was something of a mixed bag in Europe and has been shipped off at the opening group game against Valencia. He only managed only 1 goal from the groups, confessed that a rocket of a strike against Manchester United.
Despite his marginally underpar showings earlier in the year, the iconic No.7 made amends at the past -16 by stringing a hat-trick against Atletico Madrid that finally eliminated the Spaniards, also watched Juve overturn a two-goal deficit in the first leg.
The Old Lady will probably be expecting from some thing comparable on Wednesday night, and the next Tuesday when Ajax traveling to Italy to the reverse osmosis.