January 07 news from "Turin Sports News", in C
After Ronaldo joined Riyadh Victory, the Portuguese star also wanted to recruit former Juventus teammate Cuadrado to play in Saudi Arabia. The latter’s contract with Juventus expired after the end of this season.
This report mentioned that Ronaldo got along well with Cuadrado when he played for Juventus. The latter gave up the No. 7 jersey for the first time.
Duo was one of the first few friends Ronaldo made in the Juventus locker room. The two even had the same "explosive head" hairstyle together and interacted closely on social media.
This is why the news that Ronaldo invited Cuadrado to join Riyadh Victory is not surprising at all. The latter’s contract with Juventus expires in June 2023. The Colombian international is currently considering his future.
The club is also interested in him, but playing in Saudi Arabia can get a high salary, and in addition to Ronaldo, Cuadrado’s national teammate Ospina is also playing for victory in Riyadh.
Juventus tried to reach a salary-cut renewal agreement with Cuadrado last year. The player did not accept it and chose to implement the +1 renewal clause.
With an annual salary of 5 million euros after tax, the 34-year-old veteran is likely to leave the team after playing for many years.