Milan: Brazilian full-back Danilo stated Tuesday the prospect to play once more alongside former Actual Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo had been a motivating consider his transfer to Juventus.
The 28-year-old has been signed by the Italian champions from Manchester Metropolis with Portuguese worldwide right-back Joao Cancelo heading within the opposition route.
“I spoke to Ronaldo earlier than coming right here,” Danilo instructed a press convention in Turin.
“He spoke very extremely of Juventus and to play with him shall be an additional motivation.”
The Brazilian received two Champions League titles alongside the five-time Ballon d’Or winner at Actual Madrid earlier than transferring to England.
“I jokingly stated to him that I needed to take the quantity seven jersey, but it surely was already taken,” added the Brazilian, who will put on the quantity 13.
Danilo was a part of the Metropolis squad that has received 5 home trophies up to now two seasons, however has performed second fiddle to Kyle Walker at right-back.
And he believes the transfer to Italy to play underneath former Napoli and Chelsea supervisor Maurizio Sarri has come on the proper time.
“Sarri has a really explicit fashion, he likes to command play. We noticed him in England with Chelsea and in addition Napoli.
“It’s all the time troublesome to play in opposition to his groups but it surely has a method of play that I like.
“Sarri and (Pep) Guardiola are related in fashion and for what they ask through the recreation, they each love to manage the sport and for me it’s a very constructive factor.
“There have been already discussions with Juventus up to now, however I consider that that is the correct second to be right here.”
In the meantime the Brazilian warned that the Champions League should not turn into an obsession as Juventus chase a primary European trophy since 1996.
“I do know what the Champions League means for the gamers, it is a competitors that offers you a particular thrill.
“However now we have to face each recreation and each competitors with the identical seriousness. “