Juventus manager Max Allegri has confirmed that he won’t hesitate to rest Cristiano Ronaldo as the Serie A season goes along. The Portugal international made the shock move from Real Madrid in the Italian transfer window and he has since been handed his debut during the 3-2 comeback win over Chievo.
Speaking in a news conference, Allegri confirmed that he may have to offer the Portuguese with a rest every now and then and this should witness him drop to the bench, he said: “He has to understand that there will be times when he starts on the bench and then just plays half an hour. Even he will need a break at some point. At Real Madrid, he was excellently managed.Ronaldo trains very competitively, he takes nothing for granted and is a champion, building his own success over the years through hard work and sacrifice.He is a great example for the younger players and he raises our overall quality… Ronaldo is bringing a great enthusiasm to Italian football.”