Ronaldo’s agent reveals Juve switch was planned from January
17 December 2018 21:28 GMT
Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes has revealed that the Portuguese and former Real Madrid forward wanted a switch to Juventus in a meeting in January.
Speaking at the Golden boy awards where Jorge Mendes received the best European agent.
“The merit is of Juventus, of President Agnelli and of those who have made the decision to take Cristiano. Florentino Perez? All normal, Juve wanted it and bought it. He was quoted by Tuttosport.
“In January Cristiano told me he wanted to play Juventus. I immediately thought it was impossible. I told him it was very difficult, but there is nothing impossible”.
“The first meeting with Juve leaders was in Madrid before the match between Real and Juventus. Then there were other contacts on the phone and slowly the operation became feasible. How long has the negotiation lasted? Two or three months “.