Real Madrid not missing Ronaldo -Isco

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Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos insists the players "weren't bothered" by Cristiano Ronaldo's departure for Juventus over the summer.

Signed from Real Betis in July 2017 for a reported €18million, the 22-year-old barely made an impact in his first season at the Santiago Bernabeu, starting only four La Liga matches.

He won four Champions League titles at the club during his star at the Spanish capital but sought a new challenge in the Serie A.

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Do you think Real will miss Ronaldo later in the season, or will they do fine without him? "He makes himself available and is a real team player", Zidane told UEFA.

But if things don't go Julen Lopetegui and Real Madrid's way next season, the Los Blancos President will open up his war-chest and spend to buy back Cristiano Ronaldo's goals, with Griezmann his top target. "If we win they will say that we don't miss him and if we lose that we miss him", he said.

"We're playing very well now; players who didn't score as many goals a year ago are now filling their boots".

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"I worked, I tried to make [his decisions] hard for him, but a moment comes when you see it's impossible".

"For me it is the best club in the world, I always want to play for the best club in the world".

The play-maker has started just 18 La Liga games this time out as Real trail La Liga leaders Barcelona by a staggering 13 points.

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In recent months, the Spanish global has been linked with a move away from Los Blancos with Chelsea eyeing a move for him.