Del Neri: «We are on the right track»

Posted on 01/11/2010


It’s November the 1st, a double holiday at Juventus, for “Hallowmas” and for the 113th birthday of the Club. But a working day too. Not even the time to enjoy the benefits of the success over Milan, that he immediately has to think about Thursday evening match vs. Saltsburg. 

A real tour de force is beginning. An important test for this growing Juve. Luigi Del Neri is aware of that and spoke about it this morning, during Radio Anch’io program, at Sport Radio Rai microphones. «We are on the right track, there is still a lot to be done, but the boys are very concentrated. In the Club and among insiders there’s great desire to grow, to give a lot to Italian soccer, to supporters, because they deserve it. The Scudetto? We are working for this. Concerning mentality, we are on a par with the other teams». 

Two months to be lived fully, during which Del Neri and his staff will have to work overtime to meet the many absences. The latest, in time, Martinez and De Ceglie: «These are injuries linked to physical contacts, it’s today soccer, we were a little unlucky. Solutions? We can try with Pepe quarterback, as a temporary situation. Simone has great qualities to adapt and in the emergency moment we are living, we must find solutions, and we can also try some boys from the Primavera. Juventus is a worker in soul and in a force: there is great adaptability». 

The trainer says what he thinks about the Championship’s first nine matches. Most of all about Lazio dazzling start: «It’s an interesting championship, Lazio is undoubtedly the team in better shape, they started this quite uncertain season very well. Similarities with us? The growth of the group, Lazio and Juventus are trying to do this and give this imprint. This is what must be done to try to play as a team. For Lazio it’s an unexpected but deserved success».


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