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Andre Villas-Boas admits he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus

Former Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas has admitted that he was surprised by Real Madrid’s decision to sell Cristiano Ronaldo during the summer transfer window. The Portugal international had been with Los Blancos for nine complete seasons but he was permitted to part ways with the club after Juventus came with a £100m offer on the table.

Blaise Matuidi hails the fitness levels of Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus attacker has hailed the fitness levels of Cristiano Ronaldo following the club’s recent Champions League meeting at Manchester United. The Portugal international played through the entire 90 minutes of his Old Trafford comeback and he made a notable contribution with a sublime cross from the right wing which contributed towards Paulo Dybala’s match-winning goal.

Juventus sporting director says Cristiano Ronaldo is not easy to replace

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has said that Cristiano Ronaldo is not easy to replace after witnessing Real Madrid’s mixed start to their La Liga campaign. The Portugal international made the shock move to the Bianconeri after nine years with Los Blancos and he has since adjusted decently with four goals and four assists in eight Serie A matches.

Raul Albiol: Cristiano Ronaldo will find it harder in Italy

Napoli and Spanish defender Raul Albiol believes former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo may find it harder to score goals on a regular basis with Juventus. The Portuguese footballer joined the Bianconeri after spending nine successful seasons with Real Madrid but Albiol feels the 33-year-old may struggled to achieve the 40-goal in his maiden season in Italy.

Jose Mourinho denies Manchester United interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has indicated that his side were never in the running to sign Cristiano Ronaldo after he decided to end his long-term association with Real Madrid. The Portuguese superstar was strongly linked with a return to Old Trafford after opting to pursue a fresh challenge from the Bernabeu but ultimately, Juventus were the club who acquired his services in a club-record deal.

Cesc Fabregas questions Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup performance

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas believes Cristiano Ronaldo has not done much on the playing field at the World Cup despite leading the golden boot race with four goals. The Portugal international has been the highlight of the tournament with a hat-trick against Spain but Fabregas has indicated that the 33-year-old has had some luck with his performances.