Cristiano Ronaldo to make his Juventus debut tonight
The stage is set for Cristiano Ronaldo to make his debut for Juventus after a staggering £99.2 mn move from Real Madrid, earlier in the summer. The legendary 33-year-old footballer is set to lead the line against Serie A side, Chievo, in an away encounter. Ronaldo has been the hottest signing this summer and one will hope he gets off to a flying start.
Allegri excited to play the 'best player' in the world
Italian fans are going gung-ho ahead of the clash and Juventus manager is excited in fielding the world's best player. Massimiliano Allegri stated in his pre-match conference, "A new challenge starts for us. This summer, we bought Ronaldo - the best player in the world." He went on to add that CR7 is no ordinary footballer and his statistics are a testament to it.
Juve's squad for the match against Chievo
Ronaldo a Real legend!
Ronaldo won a host of trophies with Real which included 4 Champions League titles besides two La Liga honors. He also won 4 FIFA Club World Cups and the same number of UEFA Super Cup trophies. The player had joined Real from Manchester United in 2009 after in a £80 million deal. He netted in 451 goals and is Real's record scorer.
Match timings, TV listing and facts
The match is set to start at 9:30 PM IST. It can be watched live on the Sony Ten Network. One can stream the match live on the Sony LIV app. Notably, Juventus have won 7 successive Serie A titles. Chievo finished 13th last term.