Serie A: Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo doubtul for Napoli clash after picking up ankle injury against Bologna

Rome: Cristiano Ronaldo is a doubt for Juventus' Serie A clash at Napoli on Sunday after picking up an ankle injury during the weekend's 1-0 win at Bologna, the club announced on Wednesday.

 Serie A: Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo doubtul for Napoli clash after picking up ankle injury against Bologna

File image of Cristiano Ronaldo. AFP

"For CR7, check ups have been scheduled for today (Wednesday) and tomorrow following a knock to his left ankle during the game against Bologna," Juventus said on their website.

Champions Juve travel to second-placed Napoli 13 points clear at the top of the league, and coach Massimiliano Allegri could leave the Portuguese out of the match knowing that even a defeat would likely not cause serious harm their bid for an eighth straight title.

Juve host Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on 12 March needing to overturn a 2-0 deficit after being beaten at the Wanda Metropolitano in the first leg of their last-16 tie with the La Liga outfit.

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Updated Date: Feb 28, 2019 12:30:09 IST