Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Juventus teammates ahead of Champions League clash with Lyon

Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) plays a ball with a teammate during a training session at the Juventus stadium in Turin on August 6, 2020 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs Olympique Lyonnais, played behind closed doors due to the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus.

Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri dismissed talk that his future would depend on the result of Friday's Champions League last 16, second leg match against Lyon in Turin.

Juve trail the Ligue 1 side following their 1-0 defeat in France six months ago before the coronavirus lockdown.

"I don't think my future is riding on this game," said Sarri as Juventus look to keep their hopes of a first European title since 1996 on track.

"Thinking this way you make the club directors look like amateurs.

"I think I'm dealing with high level directors. They will decide whether to continue or to change. But it doesn't depend on a single game."

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala remains a doubt due to a thigh injury but Cristiano Ronaldo has been training "with intensity and strength," said Sarri.

"We will try to recover Dybala up until tomorrow morning. At the moment he's still training with the medical staff," added the former Chelsea manager.

"Ronaldo is training in the right manner, yesterday he scored an excellent goal in training.

"He played many games in a short time, he rested a little and now he has trained with intensity and strength."
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