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Ronaldo backs Sarri’s decision to substitute him in games

Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed talks of a rift between him and Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri after backing his decision to substitute him in two consecutive games. The 34-year-old appeared furious after been subbed off earlier in the month during his side's 2:1 win against Lokomotiv Moscow in the UEFA Champions League, days before he was subbed off again in the Serie A game against AC Milan. He was reported to have labeled Sarri a 'son of a whore and left the Allianz Stadium in the last game after he was subbed off in the 55th minute. TODAY'S LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS Regardless, Maurizio Sarri revealed that he made his decisions because of a recurring knee injury to the Portuguese star and Ronaldo has now backed his manager by admitting that he was not fully fit at the time....