Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Serie A: Juventus lacks attacking choices for Inter conflict, says Allegri

Juventus might be with out Angel Di Maria and Federico Chiesa for Sunday’s Serie A match at Inter Milan because the Turin membership battles a rising harm record, supervisor Massimiliano Allegri stated.

Each have struggled with accidents this season and Allegri stated on Saturday they may be part of Leonardo Bonucci, Alex Sandro, Arkadiusz Milik and Paul Pogba as harm absentees.

Moise Kean can be suspended after he was despatched off within the 1-0 loss towards AS Roma earlier this month.

“They could both be out, I don’t know, we’ll see after training. We don’t have options up front without Kean and Milik, we have (Matias) Soule but only (Dusan) Vlahovic as a starting striker,” Allegri stated.

He confirmed that Pogba, who has solely performed 35 minutes this season attributable to completely different accidents, might be out for the foreseeable future after struggling a thigh harm final week.

“We’ve been saying the same things for eight months. When he’s doing well, he’ll be available, I doubt he’ll be available immediately after the (international) break, it’ll take a little more time,” Allegri stated.

Juventus, which had 15 factors deducted by an Italian soccer court docket investigating the membership’s switch dealings, will want a win to remain within the hunt for a top-six end and a European qualification spot.

Allegri’s aspect is seventh within the league with 38 factors, seven behind sixth-placed Atalanta, which earned a late 2-1 victory towards Empoli on Friday. Inter is second on 50 factors.

“It’s important and difficult in Milan because six-pointers are always difficult to play,” Allegri added.

“It’s a wonderful match in front of 70,000 spectators, it’s the Derby d’Italia and it will be a fascinating match. We will have to be very good.”

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