Giorgio Chiellini hands Juventus injury boost

first_imgSarri hopes to have Chiellini ready to return as soon as the experienced centre-back feels physically comfortable, with Juve entering a potentially decisive part of the season in which they play five games in 16 days.The Bianconeri head to Hellas Verona in Serie A on Saturday before two games next week, including a Coppa Italia clash with Milan on February 13. The first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie against Lyon is on February 26.“He’s proceeding as scheduled. Giorgio is alternating between individual and team training,” Sarri said to reporters.“The progress that he is making is very important. The most important thing right now is to listen to what he says to us. Clinically, he is totally healed. All that matters now is how he feels.”Maurizio Sarri hopes to have Giorgio Chiellini available soon, although he will not rush back the defender. https://t.co/iGBx30oBzh #football #soccer #Football— Sportskeeda Football (@SK_Football) February 7, 2020Sarri has no concerns about the fitness of Cristiano Ronaldo, who turned 35 this week and struggled in the first part of the season with a knee problem.“Cristiano was in excellent condition in today’s training and has been ever since he got over his knee trouble,” he said.Sarri plans to give more playing time to Adrien Rabiot, who has started four Serie A games in 2020 after starting just five times in the league before the turn of the year.However, he insists Blaise Matuidi will have an important role to play during the remainder of the season. Read Also: Ronaldo wishes himself happy 35th birthday as Juventus superstar defies his age“Rabiot is improving a lot and is in a very good moment, so I’ve picked him rather than other midfielders, but we can’t forget who Matuidi is and what strengths he has,” said Sarri.“In the long run, Matuidi is one of those players who is always useful. This is just one period; there are lots of games to play.“But now, I honestly think we have to give this guy [Rabiot] some consistency. He’s finding confidence and form. I think he can improve further. I think it’s important now to let him play four or five games to find consistency.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Maurizio Sarri hopes to have Giorgio Chiellini available soon, although he will not rush back the defender. Giorgio Chiellini is close to making his Juventus return, head coach Maurizio Sarri has confirmed.Advertisementcenter_img The 35-year-old had surgery in September on a ruptured cruciate ligament and was ruled out for six months. Promoted ContentTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The WorldBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Thailand’s Most Exquisite Architectural WondersYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Ever Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show YouPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body5 Reasons Why The Black Widow Solo Movie Will Be Awesome7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show Youlast_img

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