Ronaldo set to join Juventus for £105m

Dybala seems like the prime candidate to leave in the wake of a Ronaldo arrival

Dybala seems like the prime candidate to leave in the wake of a Ronaldo arrival

Real Madrid confirmed in a statement that they have agreed Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus following the expressed wishes of the player.

Ronaldo indicated after Madrid won their fourth UEFA Champions League in five years that he was considering leaving the club.

These years at Real Madrid and in this city of Real Madrid have quite possibly be the happiest years of my life.

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli flew out on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time) to meet the five-time Ballon d'Or victor. It's vital Real Madrid respond to Ronaldo's departure as soon as possible to set a course for the post-Ronaldo era.

In an official release, the Madrid club expressed gratitude for a player who "has proven himself to be the best in the world and who has marked one of the most briliant periods in the history of our club and world soccer".

Dybala's teammates Gonzalo Higuain and Andrea Barzagali were even called into service a couple of years ago to appear at the grand opening for a Jeep dealership in England.

But he hinted his time at the Santiago Bernabeu could be up immediately after the last Champions League success and Juventus captured his signature. The issue with Hazard will likely be his age; the Belgian is 27 and doesn't fit Madrid's recent transfer model of buying talented young stars. He scored in the final in Cardiff and he knocked them out in the quarters this year. "Beyond the titles he won during these nine years at the club, Cristiano Ronaldo has also been an example of dedication, work, responsibility, talent and constant improvement".

Winning the trophy has been an obsession for them. Barcelona and Manchester City remain the favourites.

Lopetegui included Odriozola in his Spain squad for this summer's World Cup, but the San Sebastian-born full-back did not feature in any of the team's four matches as they were knocked out at the last-16 stage.

In March 2014 overtakes Pauleta's tally of 47 goals to become Portugal's record scorer. The entire deal, should Ronaldo complete his four-year contract, however, far exceeds a hundred million, however.

The 33-year-old will be tasked with bringing European Cup glory back to Serie A champions Juve, who have been runners-up in two of the past four seasons.

44 - hat-tricks for Madrid including a club-record 34 in La Liga.

Bale made it clear after the Champions League final in May that he wants to play more football next season, indicating that he is looking for a way out of the European champions. Only Iran's Ali Daei with 109 goals has scored more.

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