‘Seduced and abandoned’, from the endless negotiation to the reserve role: now for Locatelli there are two paths

‘Seduced and abandoned’, from the endless negotiation to the reserve role: now for Locatelli there are two paths
‘Seduced and abandoned’, from the endless negotiation to the reserve role: now for Locatelli there are two paths
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Maximilian Merry he said it clearly, in the interview with Corriere della Sera: with Juve in full force, there is no space in the starting eleven for Manuel Locatelli. Pogba, Paredes, Rabiot: this is the trio in the median in the head of the Livorno coach. Of course, in modern football where it is played every three days, where there are 5 changes, speaking of “reserve” is certainly limiting; there remains, however, more than a few doubts about the advisability of a public exit which, in fact, de-legitimizes a player who is not already going through the best period of his career.

The days of negotiations with Sassuolo seem light years away. A soap opera, with Cherubini busy working alongside Carnevali, only to convince him with a total offer of around 40 million euros. Then the embrace of the crowd outside the JMedical, before and after the medical examinations, the background on his Juventus supporters and the first official releases with the Old Lady’s shirt.

Now, for the midfielder, stopped in the pits due to an injury, two paths open up. One is to suffer Allegri’s jab, the other is to react strongly, showing on the pitch, when he returns, that he is second to none on the roster available. Juventus fans are waiting for Locatelli admired at the European Championship in the blue jersey, little has been seen, not only because of him, but the hope is that now the turning point will come.

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