- Los Blancos star Ceballos insists Real Madrid are doing just fine without Ronaldo
- The 33-year-old joined Juventus in a mega deal this summer after ending his long term reign at the Bernabeu
- Ceballos further stated that Brazil legends Ronaldo and Kaka have once left the club and that didn't change anything
Real Madrid star Dani Ceballos has labelled Los Blancos legend Ronaldo Da Lima 'fat' in a bid to cause outrage among fans.
The Spanish midfielder made this comments while reacting to Cristiano Ronaldo's departure from the Santiago Bernabeu this summer.
He insisted that the Galacticos are not missing the Portugal international who joined Juventus few weeks back.
The 22-year-old also admitted that he could have exited the club if Zinedine Zidane remained in charge this season.
It's sure to incense the Madridista faithful who idolised the Brazilian during his phenomenal spell at the club - where he notched 104 goals in 117 appearances.
Ceballos told Radio Marca: "Before great players have left Real Madrid like the fat Ronaldo, Kaka...
"Cristiano has left, he is no longer here, but the team is still working together."
Ceballos maintains Real will cope without the Portuguese superstar - claiming 'any of their forwards' can fill the void.
He added: "The team is above all. At the individual level, other stars are emerging like Karim [Benzema], Marco [Asensio] and Gareth Bale.
"They are stepping up and throwing the team on their backs. Cristiano's 40 goals are gone, but any of our forwards can do it."
NAIJ.com previously reported that Arsenal have jumped in the chase to sign Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos this summer.
The 21-year-old Spanish midfielder moved to the Bernabeu with a big reputation but has failed to live up to expectations.
Real Madrid are said to be planning a big squad clear out this summer, and Arsenal want to explore the chance to lure Ceballos to the Emirates Stadium.
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