Though no physical report, the Portuguese star will take no part in their forthcoming game on Sunday against brescia.Christiano Ronaldo was not included in the squad against brescia on Sunday with the five time ballon d’or winner taking a rest for the home encounter.
The 35 year old father had scored in his last 11 fixtures including 11 serie A matches.Ronaldo snatched a 1-1 draw with a penalty against Milan on Thursday during the Copa Italia.
He has been after the all time mark of fiorentina top striker “Gabriel Batistuta” who made a record of 11 consecutive matches at the early stages of 1994-1995 which extended to 13 at the end of the previous season if included.
Ronaldo next appearance will be his 1,000th outing of his professional career.
Juventus is yet to secure a prolific scorer in their ranks other than the Portuguese. Thier second hitman is Gonzalo higuain and Pablo dybala who have 21 serie A outing.Juventus will also be without Douglas Costa, Federico bernardeschi, sami khedira, Giorgio chellini, merih demiral who are all still on injury complaint.
After playing Brescia on Sunday, Juventus would play SPAL next weekend then go for their Champions League trip to Lyon, a home match against Serie A leaders Inter and the second leg of their Coppa Italia tie against Milan in the space of a week that has the potential to be season defining for the Bianconeri