Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Juventus, says manager Massimiliano Allegri

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(CNN)Cristiano Ronaldo is acceptable to permission Juventus this season, manager Massimiliano Allegri said successful a quality league connected Friday.

The Portuguese guardant joined the Italian nine connected a four-year woody for a reported $117 cardinal transportation interest successful 2018 but has little than 1 twelvemonth near connected his existent contract.

"Yesterday, Cristiano told maine that helium nary longer has immoderate volition to play for Juventus. For this reason, helium volition not beryllium called up for tomorrow's game," Allegri said.

    "Things change, it's a instrumentality of life. Juventus remains, which is the astir important thing.

      "Cristiano gave his contribution, helium made himself available, present helium leaves and beingness goes on."

      Allegri did not specify wherever Ronaldo would spell next.

      Where next?

      Ronaldo won the Serie A rubric successful his archetypal 2 seasons with the Old Lady but has been incapable to pb the Italian nine to the Champions League rubric -- a contention helium won 4 times with Real Madrid.

      Juventus finished 4th past play and speculation implicit Ronaldo's aboriginal has been swirling ever since.

      Despite nary authoritative comment, aggregate media reports person linked Manchester City with a determination for the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.

      However, the 36-year-old past played successful the English Premier League for City's fierce rivals Manchester United.

      He scored 84 Premier League goals during his six-year enactment astatine Old Trafford, winning 3 league titles and 1 Champions League portion astatine the club.

      During Euro 2020, Ronaldo equaled the all-time planetary goalscoring grounds of 109 planetary goals acceptable by Iran's Ali Daei.

      A determination to Etihad Stadium would besides spot Ronaldo nether the tutelage of Pep Guardiola, who has repeatedly praised Ronaldo's rival Lionel Messi arsenic the champion subordinate successful the world.

      Ronaldo is considered a nine  fable  astatine  Manchester United.

      'Cristiano volition decide'

      City, which missed retired connected England skipper Harry Kane this summer, inactive needs a striker to pb the enactment and determination person been fewer amended than Ronaldo successful his career.

      When asked astir Ronaldo successful a quality league connected Friday, Guardiola said the concern was retired of his hands.

      "I cannot accidental much. Harry Kane announced helium is continuing to his club, an exceptional nine similar Tottenham. Cristiano is simply a Juventus subordinate and I can't accidental thing else," Guardiola said.

        "All I tin accidental successful these three, 4 days near of the transportation window, thing tin happen.

        "Cristiano volition determine wherever helium wants to play, not Manchester City, not myself. There are galore things that are acold away."

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