Emre Can has
Ronaldo is set to return to the Bianconeri line-up on Wednesday as Massimiliano Allegri's side take on Ajax in the Champions League quarter-final first leg.
It marks his first appearance since guiding Juventus past Atletico Madrid in the last 16 last month by scoring a hat-trick to overcome a 2-0 first-leg deficit.
And Can says
"The Ronaldo effect is so huge," Can
"Whether in the city, the club or the league - everyone talks about him. But everyone always talks about the world-class player Ronaldo. For
"He is very friendly, a
"Even at 34, he always wants to be the best and show the world match by match again what he can. His performance against Atletico was insane.”
With that Atletico performance, Ronaldo ensured that Juventus would stay alive heading into the quarter-finals, where they will take on an Ajax team that took down Real Madrid in the last round.
And, while Juventus have aspirations of a Champions League title, Can is not looking too far ahead.
“So far so good. But we have not won anything yet, we are entering the crucial period of the season," he said.
"We want to win the Scudetto and the Champions League. Above all, the desire to win the Champions League is huge in the club and in the city.
"The team has been on the verge of winning the title over the past few years. Of course, there are strong competitors, but we will do everything to make it possible this year.“