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Juventus coach Pirlo says Ronaldo won't start for comeback match

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo says he won't start Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday against Spezia.

Ronaldo is available after serving his imposed quaratine.

Pirlo warned he “probably won't be in the starting XI. It's important just to have him with us, he trained at home, but it's not the same thing as doing it on the field.

“Unfortunately, Matthijs de Ligt needs to wait a few more weeks, as he had a visit with a specialist after shoulder surgery and asked to wait a while longer. It's all going well, he is training with us, but needs some more time.

Leonardo Bonucci will play, he worked separately in training yesterday, but is fine. Giorgio Chiellini is not yet available and will remain in Turin."

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