Ronaldo is not participating in Audi cup – Rafa uncovered the reason
Rafa Benitez has denied any conflict with Cristiano Ronaldo, regardless of the Portuguese star not being chosen in Madrid squad for well-disposed against Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday.
Real Madrid coach says Cristiano Ronaldo’s nonattendance from his squad for the Audi Cup is because of a back issue as opposed to any aftermath between the pair.
Ronaldo and strike partner Karim Benzema won’t highlight in the pre-season competition in Munich because of back and thigh injuries individually.
The Portugal chief’s nonattendance takes after reports of differences in between Ronaldo and Benitez in training – something the recent has rushed to deny.
Nevertheless, Rafa keeps up Ronaldo is basically not being risked, with Madrid starting their La Liga battle on August 23 against Sporting Gijon.
“He’s an extraordinary player and somebody who is really dedicated, he wants to win each and every little match or situation,” he told the press.
“I’m truly satisfied to work with him. I’m sad in light of the fact that he’s not here, but rather there’s no issues between us.”
“He had a lower back issue so we chose to leave him out.”
Gossipy tidbits that Ronaldo and Benitez don’t see eye to eye started a couple of weeks back when the 30-year-old got baffled with his boss at the training session, yet both sides have subsequent to denied any debate.