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Can Allegri convince Ronaldo to stay put at Juventus?

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It remains to be seen where Cristiano Ronaldo would play his football next season. However, Juve might have made a major move towards keeping him.

It has been quite an eventful past two days in football. Quite specifically, the Serie A has seen a lot of swift moves, ones that could yet affect the future of Crisiano Ronaldo.

Despite saying publicly he would hope to remain at Juve next season, it appears Andrea Pirlo would be sacked by Juventus today. According to multiple reliable reports, former manager Massimiliano Allegri is expected to make a return to Turin, having agreed a four-year deal already.

It comes less than a day after Antonio Conte left Inter Milan, despite leading them to the Serie A.

Over the past few weeks, rumors have claimed Ronaldo could well consider leaving Juventus, after a relatively ‘poor’ season, with the biggest disappointment seeing them surrender their league crown in disappointing fashion.

With serial winner Allegri now set to make a return to Juventus, it begs one question:

Will Ronaldo consider staying at Juventus?

Juventus signed Cristiano Ronaldo in Allegri’s final year as they looked to end their wait for European success.

The Italians have not won the Champions League since 1996 but have failed to progress past the quarter-finals since CR7’s arrival.

His future is far from clear with 12 months remaining on his current deal as rumours of a return to Sporting Lisbon gather momentum. Manchester United, PSG and Madrid have also been linked with a Ronaldo move.

Juventus chief Pavel Nedved has said that the Portuguese star will still be at the club next season – but he also said likewise about Andrea Pirlo.

Ronaldo said in a recent post on Instagram that he has achieved everything he set out to in Italy which only fuelled exit speculation.

However, the return of an experienced manager with a track record could be something to convince Ronaldo to at least see out the remainder of his contract at the club.

Nothing remains clear at the moment but it would be interesting to see how things turn out in the Bianconeri camp over the next couple of weeks.