Having just arrived at Juventus this summer, Cristiano Ronaldo already acknowledge the importance of winning the upcoming Turin derby against city rival, Torino.
Speaking to the media in a recent interview, Ronaldo said that after a conversation with the club’s kit-men, he knows how important it is for the Bianconeri to win against Il Toro.
Moreover, CR7 also stated how he has learn that for the fans it’s important for them not to see their side suffer defeats in two games every season, against Inter Milan and Torino.
Although admitting the pressure that they are on to grab all three points this weekend, Ronaldo said that he is very calm.
“A derby is always a great occasion, so we have to win it,” the Portuguese stated to Tuttosport.”I’m calm because I know the potential of this team.”
It will be an interesting battle indeed as Torino themselves have been a difficult team to beat so far this season.
Sitting sixth in current standings, Walter Mazzarri’s men have been able to create problems for top teams in Serie A.
Nevertheless, Juve remain favorites to take all three points due to their quality along with recent run in the league.
However, the Old Lady must not underestimate their opponent as Il Toro can always cause a surprise this weekend.