‘Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t have any mental problems’

Criticisms of the performances of Christian
Ronaldo with the Juventus have had no impact on the forward’s morale and he is ready to give 100% with Portugal in their World Cup qualifying match against Azerbaijan on Wednesday, the coach said Ferdinand

Ronaldo was criticized after Juventus were eliminated in the knockout stages of the Champions League earlier this month by a depleted Porto whose decisive goal came after a free kick that pierced the legs of the Portuguese striker as he turned on the defensive wall. , with the cover of Corriere dello Sport saying: ‘Betrayed by Ronaldo’.

“When Cristiano is with the national team, he always comes with the same vision, the same passion, the same will, the same joy. He always gives 100% when it comes to the national team. I don’t think I have any mentality problems at the moment. “

Ronaldo has been linked to a return to Real Madrid, the club he left to join Juve in 2018, by some Spanish media outlets and Santos said he would be happy to talk to him about his future. “I give advice to Cristiano personally. I was his coach when I was 18 years old and we have a close relationship ”. “We talk a lot, but they are private conversations between friends. We don’t really have a coach-player relationship, but it’s different when he’s on the national team. If you ask me for any advice, I will give it to you. “