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Juventus hero Birindelli: Ronaldo? Moggi would've laid down the law

Juventus hero Alessandro Birindelli is confident Cristiano Ronaldo's blow-up will be handled correctly by management.

Ronaldo was visibly upset when hooked by Juve coach Maurizio Sarri on 55 minutes for their 1-0 win over AC Milan, leaving the stadium before the final whistle.

Birindelli told TMW: "Cristiano Ronaldo? I think Juventus has shown in its history that these cases can be solved at home. Discontents have always existed, but they must remain in friendly walls.

"Juventus is also squared in this situation. It is a news that is making people talk, but Juve keeps it to itself and will solve it in the best way.

"The fine? These are things that they decide with the coach based on how things really went. Only the protagonists really know what happened, you have to see the internal regulation. We can only make assumptions."

Significantly, Birindelli added: "In the age of director (Luciano) Moggi he entered the locker room and there he made it clear what the values and rules were, there was no need to go further. The important thing is to clarify and resize the thing, giving strength to the coach and to the group, making it clear to the player that these behaviors should no longer be repeated."

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