Cristiano Ronaldo will remain with Juventus despite speculation he will depart before the new season, according to the Serie A club’s vice-president Pavel Nedved.
The Portugal international is into the final year of the four-year contract he signed following his transfer from Real Madrid in a €112 million deal.
Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from Turin ahead of the new campaign, with former clubs Manchester United and Real Madrid among those to have reportedly been interested, along with Paris Saint-Germain.
The 36-year-old scored 29 times in 2020-21 to win the Capocannoniere having previously also been the top scorer in the Premier League and La Liga.
“Ronaldo will return to training on Monday and he will stay with us,” Nedved told Sky Sport Italia.
Nedved spoke about Ronaldo’s future after Juve beat Cesena 3-1 in a pre-season friendly on Saturday, and was also asked about what was in store for Paulo Dybala and Giorgio Chiellini.
Argentina forward Dybala, 27, is also entering the final year of his contract with the Serie A club.
“[Director Federico] Cherubini has already been in contact with his [Dybala’s] agent, who will arrive in Turin next week,” former Juventus and Czech Republic midfielder Nedved explained.
“We are in good time to get the situation resolved, it’s not a problem.”
On Italy centre-back Chiellini, whose contract expired in June, Nedved added: “When he returns from his vacation, then we can talk.”