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Juventus coach Pirlo admits Ronaldo faces late call for Barcelona availability

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo says he won't make a decision on Cristiano Ronaldo's availability for their clash with Barcelona until Wednesday.

Pirlo said Juve expect the test results from Ronaldo's last swab for coronavirus for Tuesday night but doesn't know if the Portugal international starts their Champions League clash even if he tests negative.

“We must wait for the outcome [from Ronaldo's test], I think the result will come tonight," Pirlo said at a press conference.

“First we wait for the outcome and then we'll see. For now, everything is still on the high seas and then we'll see.

“We hope to evaluate it, even if it's hard after 15 days out."

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