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Wed, 22 Jan 2020 21:19 GMT

Ronaldo Gives Juventus Coach Sarria Vote of Confidence

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Mahmoud Al Assal

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 21:01 GMT

Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed his pleasure by the arrival of coach Maurizio Sarri to be in charge of Juventus last summer, confirming he is happy with the "more attacking" options with the team.

"I think the team is getting better," Ronaldo said on the eve of Juventus’ Champions League Group D meeting with Lokomotiv Moscow.

"We are getting more and more confident. We are playing a different brand of football, more attacking," he added.

Ronaldo praised Sarri’s tactics, revealing he likes his way of playing as the team now create more of opportunities and they are now more confident in themselves.

"Maybe we could score a little more, but I'm proud of what we are doing," he said.

The 34-year-old Ronaldo scored five goals in nine games so far this season and was on target over the weekend when Juventus defeated Bologna 2-1 to consolidate the top spot in Serie A.

The former Real Madrid forward confirmed that he now has a bit more freedom and is happy with team’s improving performance this season.

The Italy Serie A champions, Juventus are in top of Group D in the Champions League as they drew with Atletico Madrid and defeated Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 in the last round of games.


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