European kings and defending champions Chelsea are back in action tonight in the UEFA Champions League, as they play Serie A giants Juventus in a Matchday Two clash in Turin. The Blues will be looking to get back to winning ways, following their tame 1-0 defeat at the hands of defending champions Manchester City in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge last weekend.
Following an eventful summer that comprised of the UEFA Euro, the Copa America and the Olympics. Another interesting showpiece is set to return as the Champions league is just around the corner. Earlier today in Istanbul, the group stage draw were released as a number of European teams will square up against each other beginning from the 14th of next month.
Age is becoming less and less relevant in football due to advances in sports science and training methods. Reaching 30 no longer means quitting your job. Instead, some improve with age, drawing on all of their experience to improve their skills, while others see age as another hurdle to overcome and a chance to prove themselves to the world.
When Inter Milan were crowned Serie A champions for the 2020/21 season, it was some sort of relief for Serie A fans. This is the because the quality of the league has been called to question in recent times and for good reasons. Juventus had turned the title race to a one horse race over the last few years and that did not speak well of one of the best leagues in Europe.
There are a lot of Football clubs with strange nicknames, sometimes these names are used in making reverence to the Clubs whenever any discussions come up about them. The likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Man United, and other clubs in Europe have unique nicknames which are been used by Sports analysts to buttress anything been said about them.
Juventus 'working on Cristiano Ronaldo exit amid Manchester United links The Old Lady are reportedly working on a summer exit for Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been linked with a return to Manchester United. After departing Real Madrid in 2018, the 36-year-old has spent three years in Turin and is currently in the final year of his contract, Juve are looking to sell Ronaldo to help balance their finances, according to La Repubblica, and both sides have agreed to assist his transfer away from the Serie A side, Juve's financial troubles have been worsened by the Portuguese international's £30.6 million yearly pay, notably during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cristiano Ronaldo has reported to Continassa for pre-season training and will talk with Juventus management in the coming hours, according to reports. According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Portuguese striker has just returned from his vacation at the Old Lady's sports complex. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner will begin work ahead of his fourth season with the Italian giants, although his future in Turin remains in doubt.
Chelsea and Juventus will be looking to win and take control of Group H when both sides clash in the Champions League on Wednesday. However, both sides will have to find a way to do that below full strength as they each have several key players injured. We will be revealing only the players that are certain to miss the game and telling you their likely return dates.
Juventus are the best team in Italy. Seven straight titles demonstrated that they were vying against nobody at the very top of Italian football, so they set their ambitions a little higher in 2018 when they signed Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid. Since then, though, things have not gone as expected.
He is regarded as one of the best if not the best player, the world of football has ever seen and he doesn't look like stopping anytime soon. Cristiano Ronaldo has been subjected to transfer talks in recent weeks after a poor and underwhelming 2020/2021 season with Juventus, that saw the Old Lady struggling to achieve a top four finish in Serie A.
Former Manchester United midfielder Lee Sharpe feels the club should consider signing Juventus ex-player Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo is rumored to want to leave the Old Lady before the transfer season closes, according to reports in Italy. Even at this late juncture in his career, United may be one of the few clubs that can provide Ronaldo with the stage and pay he desires.
Roma boss José Mourinho once again made fun of Juventus fans by showing them three fingers as a reminder of the treble he won with Inter in the 2009-10 season. He said in 2010, referring to the Old Lady who had earned a few controversial spot-kicks: “There is only one 25-metre penalty box in Italy.”
The 36 times Serie A champions has finally claimed their first league win of the season after defeating Spezia in a five goals thriller on Wednesday evening. Who says Ronaldo doesn't make the difference? Only the former Serie A champion can say how important Ronaldo has been to their course over the last three years, having struggled to win any of their first four games of the season without him.
Juventus are in the danger of missing out on a top four place in the Serie A table, going to the final game of the season.The Old Lady had dominated the league for almost 9years, but their dominance was ended a couple of weeks ago after Antonio Conte's Inter Milan clinched the Serie A title, ironically, Juve's serie A dominance was ended by the same man who started it.
Cristiano Ronaldo has continued to show his love for expensive cars after splashing a staggering N552 million ($1.1m) on 2021 Rolls Royce Sedan Phantom EWB. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner who recently won Euro 2020 golden boot award shared the stunning picture of himself posing beside the luxurious car on his official Instagram page with well over 300 million followers.
On Wednesday, many Chelsea fans will begin to complain about the club's problems in form. Unfortunately, the Blues were missing their two best players (N'Golo Kante and Mason Mount), as well as a number of other key contributors in Reece James and Christian Pulisic, when they traveled to Turin.
La Gazzetta dello sport reports this morning that, Cristiano Ronaldo has made his intention to continue playing for Juventus clear and at the same time, his agent Jorge Mendes is pushing for a one-year extension. The Portuguese contract with the Old Lady expires in June 2022 and his future in Turin appeared doubtful after the end of the 2020-21 season.
The Old Lady clinched the Copa Italian Wednesday night at the expense of Atalanta whom they won 1-2 giving Ronaldo yet another medal. However, for a club that used to win everything domestically, this season is a low time especially for the fans. The opening goal for Juventus came from a swift breakway which ended in a beautiful curling effort from Kyulusevski.
Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in Turin and is ready to begin his pre-season training at Continassa today, according to reports. The Portuguese international has one year left in his contract with the Italian giants and will begin his fourth season in Turin today. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward drop down at Turin’s Caselle Airport with his private jet at around 14.10 local time, 13.10 in the UK.
Popular and highly decorated Italian tactician, Massimiliano Allegri has been reunited with former club Juventus FC after the club opted to lay off current manager Andrea Pirlo today, May 28, 2021, following the club’s dreadful season where they lost the league title to rivals, Inter Milan.