Juventus-star player Cristiano Ronaldo due to his bovenbeenblessure Saturday will not participate in the competitieduel with Empoli. The Italian leader is taking no risks with the Portuguese in the run-up to the Champions League matches against Ajax.
“It’s going fine with Cristiano, but we have to be careful,” said Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri on Friday at a press conference.
“We are in an important phase of his recovery. He will only return when he is fit again, and there is no chance that he will be a backlash. Monday he will again be examined.”
The 34-year-old Ronaldo fell last Monday after a half an hour is injured in the EK-kwalificatieduel of Portugal with Serbia (1-1).
Juventus reported on Tuesday in a short statement that it is a slight muscle injury in his rechterbovenbeen. The club did not say how long the recovery will take.
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Ronaldo is not worried
Juventus plays on Wednesday 10 april in Amsterdam, the heenwedstrijd in the quarter-finals of the Champions League against Ajax. Six days later is the return in Turin.
Ronaldo said Monday that he is that duels are going to get. “I know my body and about two weeks I’m ready to play. I am calm and make me not worry about my injury”, he asked after the duel with Serbia against Portuguese media.
Juventus play three matches for the first confrontation with Ajax. The ‘Old Lady’ takes after the match against Empoli on Saturday against Cagliari (Tuesday) and AC Milan (next week Saturday). According to Italian media will be Ronaldo all the three duels skip.
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