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Toni compared Vlahovic and Chiesa to his partnership with Ribery and think -15 points reduced pressure to Juventus

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Luca Toni, the Azzurri striker and former Juventus player spoke to Gazzetta dello Sport, declaring: “Chiesa and Di Maria can become for Vlahovic a bit what Ribery was for me at Bayern. It was the first time they played together for Juventus after having been teammates in the past at Fiorentina.

“Both Federico and Dusan must be given time to find the best condition and feeling of the Viola times. However, in terms of characteristics, they have everything to become a good couple”.

BEAUTIFUL COUPLE: CHIESA AND VLAHOVIC

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“Chiesa has already shown that he is a top player, I am thinking of his performances in the Champions League and his triumph in the European Championship with Italy, while Vlahovic only occasionally.

“Someone like Fede, skilled at tearing, jumping the man and creating numerical superiority, can become the fortune of the Serbian, who like all center forwards needs to be served in the area. And let us not forget Di Maria.”

TRIDENT: CHIESA, VLAHOVIC AND DI MARIA

“If he’s doing well, I would always like Di Maria to be on the pitch. The Argentine and Chiesa are different from each other in terms of characteristics, but they have at least two important qualities in common: they jump the man and they are generous. For a bomber it’s the best to have people like that around. If I think about how many goals my friend Ribery let me score with his assists.”

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DUSAN VLAHOVIC

“Often, especially for attackers, the head counts more than the body. I don’t know exactly how Dusan is feeling, but I think that scoring quickly, perhaps as early as Tuesday against Salernitana, would help him even more than a few training sessions. When you score, you mentally unblock yourself and everything becomes easier. “We” strikers who live for goals are like this.”

15 POINTS DEDUCTION

“It is certainly not a simple situation, also because the penalty came in the middle of the championship and not at the beginning. However, as in all things, there can always be a positive aspect. Now Juventus can play more freely with their heads and with less pressure. Because of the -15 no one will expect Juventus to fight for the Scudetto any more.”

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