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Juventus ordered to pay Ronaldo $10m; membership to overview ruling

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Juventus are reviewing a call made by an arbitration court docket which ordered the membership to pay former striker Cristiano Ronaldo round €9.8 million ($10.46m) in owed wages, the Serie A facet stated on Wednesday.

Ronaldo, who now performs for Saudi facet Al Nassr, had claimed he was owed round €19.5m ($20.81m) of excellent wages by his former membership regarding a pay lower agreed in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“The arbitration board … ascertained the validity of [Ronaldo’s] compensation discount settlement in relation to the 2020/21 sporting season,” Juventus stated in an announcement despatched to Reuters.

The arbitration tribunal dominated Juve needed to pay half of the sum requested by the 39-year-old Portugal striker.

“They partially granted the request made by [Ronaldo] …, ascertaining Juventus’ pre-contractual legal responsibility ensuing from the failure of negotiations and ordered the defendant to pay an quantity of roughly Euro 9.8 million,” Juve stated.

“The Firm, additionally with the assist of its authorized counsel, is reviewing the choice made by the arbitration board, reserving all assessments and initiatives to protect its rights.”

Ronaldo joined Juventus in August 2018 and helped them to 2 consecutive Serie A titles, an Italian Cup and two Tremendous Cups, earlier than leaving Italy to affix Manchester United in 2021.