Real Madrid star Marcelo wants to join Juventus this summer

Leonardo Bonucci was on the losing side against Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid in the 2017 Champions League final but the pair are now on the same side at Juventus

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Brazilian global Marcelo, a condition for the departure of Real Madrid, has identified his friend Cristiano Ronaldo in the battalion "old lady" According to media reports, Marcelo wants to play hard again with Cristiano Ronaldo, according to the site "Kawoura" sports.

Juventus have won the Italian title seven seasons in a row but the club are looking to take a leap in Europe.

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor had been given a bit of extra time off to recover after his World Cup campaign with Portugal. But things could be about to get even better for Juventus fans, with Marcelo being heavily linked with a switch.

Relations between Ronaldo and Florentino Perez had been cold for many months leading up to his exit, but there now seems to be warmth on either side with the European champions determined to honour one of their all-time greats.

However Juve's closest recent challengers - Napoli and Roma - have sold important players this summer, and Napoli has to adapt to new coach Carlo Ancelotti following talismanic Maurizio Sarri's departure and subsequent move to Chelsea.

Real Madrid's Keylor Navas is also nominated as is Gianluigi Buffon, now with Paris Saint-Germain, for his performances in his final year at Juventus.

Juventus have signed Ronaldo not to cement their domestic dominance, after winning seven straight league titles, but to boost their global profile and bag their first Champions League triumph in over two decades. The Portuguese will earn in Turin for 30 million euros a year for four seasons.

Marcelo saw former team-mate Ronaldo complete a move to Turin earlier this summer and interest from Juve could see the duo reunited.

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