Reports in Italy back those in Spain stating that Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri has spoken to Cristiano Ronaldo by phone.
It was reported yesterday that the pair had exchanged a brief greeting, as the Bianconeri look to complete a €100m deal for the Real Madrid superstar.
Now Gazzetta dello Sport is also reporting that a telephone exchange took place last week, with the pair holding a brief but friendly conversation in English.
Things couldn’t go any further given that a deal has still not been agreed, but the exchange is being taken as a positive sign.
Ronaldo’s agent, Jorge Mendes, is expected to meet with Real Madrid today to understand if they’ll respect the gentleman’s agreement which allows his client to leave for €100m if it’s not to a direct rival.
There have been reports that Madrid President Florentino Perez will demand €130-150m, as the agreement is not legally binding, but Mendes is confident Juve will ‘only’ have to spend €100m.
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