Cristiano Ronaldo requested to not begin for Juventus in opposition to Udinese in Serie A on Sunday, in accordance with Sky in Italy.
Ronaldo started the sport on the bench, earlier than approaching to switch Alvaro Morata after an hour of the 2-2 draw.
The 36-year-old headed dwelling an obvious winner within the fourth minute of stoppage time however, after jubilant celebrations from the ahead and his Juve team-mates, the purpose was disallowed by the VAR system for a really marginal offside name.
Ronaldo is out of contract subsequent summer season and has been linked with former membership Actual Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester Metropolis.
Juventus danger shedding him for nothing in 2022 until they promote him this summer season or agree a brand new deal.
We perceive Ronaldo is open to leaving Juventus however no membership has made a suggestion for him and he has not formally advised the Italian membership he needs to go away.
Juventus anticipate him to remain and vice chairman Pavel Nedved has mentioned as a lot this weekend.
Any membership desirous to signal Ronaldo must purchase out his Juventus contract, which might price €28m.
Juventus boss Max Allegri said ahead of the weekend that Ronaldo had no intention of leaving.
Allegri mentioned: “He has by no means needed to go away.
“He advised me that he is staying and he shall be in Udine.”
In a prolonged Instagram submit final week, Ronaldo distanced himself from experiences in Spain linking him with a return to Actual Madrid by insisting his story on the Bernabeu “has been written”.
Actual offered Ronaldo to Juventus for a payment of simply over £100m three years in the past with Ronaldo writing: “Anybody who is aware of me is conscious of how targeted I’m on my work. Much less speak and extra motion, this has been my guiding motto because the begin of my profession.
“Nevertheless, in view of all the things that is been mentioned and written just lately, I’ve to set out my place.
“Greater than the disrespect for me as a person and as a participant, the frivolous method that my future is roofed within the media is disrespectful to all of the golf equipment concerned in these rumours, in addition to to their gamers and employees.
“My story at Actual Madrid has been written. It has been recorded. In phrases and numbers, in trophies and titles, in information and in headlines. It is within the Museum on the Bernabeu Stadium and it is also within the minds of each fan of the membership.”
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