That was how important Cristiano Ronaldo was to Juventus Turin

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Some stars had already publicly criticized in the past that Juventus Turin relied too much on the world class of Cristiano Ronaldo. This is also the opinion of Maurizio Arrivabene.

Before the game in the Champions League between Chelsea FC and Juventus Turin, Maurizio Arrivabene once again made it clear how important Cristiano Ronaldo was for the old lady.

“When a player like Cristiano Ronaldo leaves and takes responsibility for the team for better or for worse, it’s normal for there to be a downturn,” said Arrivabene, commenting on the superstar’s departure.

At the start of the season, it becomes clear that Juve has still not really digested the departure of its exceptional talent. In Serie A, the reigning cup winner got just 21 points after 13 games. In view of the eleven points behind leaders SSC Napoli, winning the championship is already impossible. Juve are already in the round of 16 in the Champions League, but suffered a bitter 4-0 defeat against Chelsea on Tuesday.

Arrivabene is of the opinion that the rest of the team has now understood how to take responsibility. “I think that today every player has taken their responsibility and is looking to the future in the right way. That has to be the spirit of the team,” said the Turin manager.


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