Ronaldo on the hunt for more silverware in second Juventus season

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The Portugal front man is targeting a bigger trophy haul next season after missing out on the Champions League and Coppa Italia last time out

Cristiano Ronaldo will do everything in his power to ensure next season is one to remember for Juventus after a mixed first campaign in Turin following his move from Real Madrid.

The Portuguese forward won the Serie A title in 2018/19 and was named the division's Player of the Year after scoring 21 times and setting up a further eight goals for his team-mates.

He could not inspire his side to glory in the Champions League as Juve exited the competition at the hands of Ajax in the quarter-finals – although his hat-trick knocked out Atletico Madrid a round earlier - while Juve also crashed out of the Coppa Italia to Atalanta at the same stage.

Ronaldo, enjoying an extended break at home in Madeira before heading back to Juventus for pre-season training, has now set his sights on adding more silverware to his collection following Portugal's collection of the inaugural Nations League crown.

"I am proud to be here [in Madeira], to see my family. I will stop here for the next two days," he told O Jogo.

"I am always ready for a great season. The goal is to always give the maximum to try to win trophies."

The 34-year-old faces a challenge to achieve his goal next season, with Juve coming off the back of a period of upheaval this summer after the departure of manager Massimiliano Allegri.

The Italian was replaced by former Napoli and Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri, who lifted the Europa League with the Blues last season as well as reaching the Carabao Cup final.

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The Old Lady have remained true to form in recent years and acted fast in the transfer market to bring in three free transfers.

Midfield duo Aaron Ramsey and Adrien Rabiot joining the club alongside Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon, who returns after a year with Paris Saint-Germain to add to his 509 appearances for the club.

Juventus are set to take on last season’s Champions League finalists Tottenham in their first pre-season friendly on July 21 before meeting Inter, K-League All Stars and Atletico Madrid to round off their campaign.

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