Ibrahimovic: Ronaldo’s move to Juve is not a challenge

MADRID, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 03: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (R) of Paris Saint-Germain controls the ball ahead Cristiano Ronaldo (L) of Real Madrid CF during the UEFA Champions League Group A match between Real Madrid CF and Paris Saint-Germain at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on November 3, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has recently rejected Cristiano Ronaldo’s assertion that his switch to Serie A powerhouse Juventus is a challenge.

The Portuguese forward previously described the transfer to Juventus as a challenge considering his age.

However, former Manchester United striker Ibrahimovic doesn’t support the claims as he feels the Italians were already a winning team.

“I didn’t say his transfer wasn’t great,” the LA Galaxy striker told Football Italia.

“I said that it wasn’t a challenge to join Juventus. It’s not a challenge to go to one of the best teams in the world.

“Maybe it depends on what you mean by a challenge. For me, a challenge is joining a team and taking them far. That’s a challenge.

“In any case it’s a great signing for Italian football because thanks to him, my second home of Serie A has grown.”

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The former Milan, Inter and PSG hitman was then asked who would win the Champions League.

“This year is very open,” added the 37-year-old.

“There isn’t a team who are better than all the others or a favourite. Maybe one of my old teams will win: PSG, Manchester United, Juve or Barcelona.

“Unfortunately Inter have been eliminated, while Milan aren’t there. There are four teams and I hope one of them win it.