Juventus boss, Andrea Pirlo, has offered replace on ahead, Cristiano Ronaldo, forward of his facet’s Champions League last-16 second-leg tie towards Porto on Tuesday night time in Turin.
Ronaldo is about to return to Juventus beginning line-up because the Serie A champions look to overturn a 2-1 deficit within the second leg towards Porto.
The Portugal captain was solely an alternative choice to Juventus’ 3-1 victory towards Lazio on Saturday.
Offering an replace on Ronaldo throughout his pre-match press convention on Monday, Pirlo mentioned the 36-year-old was simply being rested, including that he’s ‘fired up’ for the Porto conflict.
“Cristiano is okay. These are his matches. He’s fired up,” Pirlo mentioned.
“He’s been capable of relaxation and may’t wait.
“We all know the strain is on us, however we don’t disguise. We’ve got what it takes to undergo, however we don’t underestimate our opponents. Nevertheless, we’re Juventus and have to consider qualifying.”