Ancelotti: This is why Ronaldo to Juve is good

Ancelotti: This is why Ronaldo to Juve is good

11 Jul 2018, 17:30

Former Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has hailed Christiano Ronaldo's arrival at Juventus saying it is great for Serie A.

Ronaldo switched to join Juve from Real Madrid in a €100million deal. Ancelotti was in charge of Madrid in the 2013-14 Champions League success period.

He has joined Napoli himself and will cross paths with his former star when the 2018/19 league kicks off. The tactician coached Juve between 1999 and 2001.

"Cristiano Ronaldo is absolutely world class and a consummate professional. His arrival to play in Serie A is good for Italian football, not just for Juventus. He will motivate us to work even harder.  Juventus will be the team to beat, but not the only one." he told a news conference.

Ancelotti further defended his Napoli move after the unsuccessful Bayern Munich spell adding that he is ready for the new adventure.

"I'm proud that [president Aurelio] De Laurentiis wanted me as coach. I was keen to come back to Italy and I admire this club - that's why I opted for this exciting new adventure at Napoli." he concluded.

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