Juventus football director Federico Cherubini said that there were no signs that Cristiano Ronaldo would be leaving the club this summer. There were reports that the Portuguese superstar was not happy with the team’s performance last season and was looking for a way out of the club. Juventus are expecting Ronaldo to return to pre-season training after his break following Euro 2020. His contract at Juventus is set to expire at the end of the season.
“There has been no sign from Ronaldo about a possible move, and no sign from Juve,” Juventus Federico Cherubini said talking about Cristiano Ronaldo. “We are very happy that Ronaldo will rejoin the team once the rest period after the European Championship is over. Let me reaffirm I’ll be happy if he stays.”
In May, there was speculation that Ronaldo was set to hold talks with the club about his future. Juventus was in fifth place going into the last day of the season. They beat Bologna on the last day of the season while Napoli dropped points against Hellas Verona. This meant they leapfrogged into fourth place, sneaking into the UEFA champions league. Speaking at a press briefing on Thursday, Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli added he was “absolutely certain” the club will participate in the 2021-2022 Champions League. The club plans to raise up to €400m (£345m) in a new share issue to offset the hit to finances from the Covid-19 pandemic.