Chiellini bracing up for the Turin derby

first_imgGiorgio Chiellini says matches between Juventus and Torino are always special and opened up on what he learned from the previous skippers.The two sides will trade tackles in the Derby della Mole on Saturday night, and the defender previewed the encounter.“Torino have improved a lot,” Chiellini told Football Italia.“They’re physical and they’re good on the counter-attack. With [Walter] Mazzarri they’ve made an important upgrade, they can aim for Europe and they can certainly cause us problems.Romelu Lukaku, Inter MilanLukaku backed to beat Ronaldo in Serie A scoring charts Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Former Inter Milan star Andy van der Meyde is confident Romelu Lukaku will outscore Cristiano Ronaldo in this season’s Serie A.“They’re a team I like, aside from the 180 minutes per season in which we’re rivals. Cristiano [Ronaldo] already knows that two games here aren’t like the others: Inter and Toro.”Chiellini took over the captaincy duties after the departure of Buffon over the summer, and he also shared his experience.“[Alessandro] Del Piero. I was lucky enough to play with Alex for a few years, he welcomed me to Turin when I was still young, only 21.“In the first few months I felt almost inadequate because I was among so many champions, but his attitude, as well as [Fabio] Cannavaro and Buffon, was to make me feel at ease and part of the group, despite having a completely different life and interests.last_img

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