UEFA to investigate Juventus over Ronaldo purchase

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 19/09/2018

Ronaldo speaks about Madrid after scoring brace for Juventus

UEFA ready to investigate Juventus to determine whether they breached the Financial Fair Play regulations after paying £99m for Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer.

The 33-year-old Portugal international moves to Allianz Stadium from Real Madrid for Serie A recording signing which saw Bianconerri spent a total of £217m on players last transfer window, including the likes of Douglas Costa and Joao Cancelo.

According to Italian outlet Calcio Mercato claiming that the acquire of Ronaldo by Juventus which has drawn the attention of football governing body UEFA who will see whether their spending was in-line with the income they received from last season.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner who is reportedly earning £200,000-a-week notched his first goal for his new club with a brace against Sassuolo at the weekend after failing to score in his first three league games for Old Lady.

Juventus travel to Spain to clash with Valencia in their Group H opener at Mestalla Stadium.