The Portuguese international, Cristiano Ronaldo wants to be reunited with former Real Madrid team-mate, James Rodriguez, at Juventus, according to Lothar Matthaus.
Rodriguez, who has spent the last two seasons on loan at Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich from Real Madrid, is expected to be on the move this summer.
The 27-year-old having already confirmed that he will not be returning to the Allianz Arena.
Former Bayern star Matthaus believes a deal could be done, with the German claiming to have been informed of Ronaldo’s desire, to get a familiar face in alongside him at Turin giants.
Matthaus told AS of his dealings with James:
“We had a conversation two weeks ago, during the celebration of Bayern’s Bundesliga win.
“I see him at Juventus.
“He is very close to Cristiano Ronaldo and told me that he was in contact with him and that he has told him that he wants to have him at Juventus.”
“I understand why as James can serve Ronaldo so that he can score and the two of them can shine.”
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