L’Equipe reported on Thursday, that the Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo has asked Juventus to sign Marcelo from Real Madrid wants to be reunited with Marcelo, who he was close friends with during his time in Spain.
But the Brazilian left-back stated “Soon we’ll be together again” on social media in his farewell tribute to Ronaldo, fuelling rumours that he could follow the 33-year-old to Italy.
The French newspaper L’Équipe has also claimed that Ronaldo himself has lobbied for Marcelo’s transfer.
The report adds that if Marcelo arrives, Juventus will begin negotiations to sell Alex Sandro to Paris Saint-Germain.
Because PSG will have to pay €50m for Alex Sandro’s services”L’Équipe reports.
Marcelo made an unexpected return to Madrid’s training ground this week to speak to new boss Julen Lopetegui who replaced Zinedine Zidane after the Frenchman stepped down following three seasons at the Bernabeu.