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Locatelli hailed expert Allegri and expressed his dream with Juventus

Max Statman

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Manuel Locatelli expressed his desire of winning a trophy with the Bianconeri after joining the club last summer.

“Fortunately I’m a guy who keeps dreaming, also because in our world it is impossible to stop. I know I have to keep improving, I have individual and collective dreams like winning an important trophy with Juventus,” Manuel Locatelli told the Serie A official channel.

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To win a trophy with Juventus is very possible this season with the club have a Supercoppa final match against Inter at San Siro in January and still have to compete in Coppa Italia and Champions League as well as Serie A.

However, Juventus had an unwanted start of the current Serie A campaign as they’re fifth after 16 games, with nine points off to top four and 11 points gap from the leaders AC Milan, the Bianconeri has progressed into the Champions League round of 16 surprisingly winning the Group H.

The 21 years old midfielder who joined Juventus from Sassuolo in a deal worth €37.5 million has also talked about how he was feeling after joined the club.

He said: “I have had goosebumps since I joined Juventus. The first when I signed the contract and saw Juventus Football Club sign, it was something fantastic.

“The second when I went at the stadium and for the first time I saw my shirt with my number and my surname, it was a great emotion. I took the shirt, I kissed it and I said to myself: ‘Manuel now you are here and it’s time to playʼ.

Since joining the club, Manuel Locatelli has started 12 times in 16 games in the league this season, having scored two times including the winning goal in a 1-0 against Torino on October 2nd.

The Italian midfielder has emerged as one of the most key players in the Juventus midfield, and one of the most consistent players for the club in all competitions this season.

Manuel Locatelli has nothing but respect for Massimiliano Allegri, as he hailed him saying that he’s a winner and an expert coach who teach them how to win.

“He is an expert coach and he is a winner, he has shown it on the pitch that he knows how to win and that is what he teaches us,” he said.

“When you arrive at this club, the winning mentality is the first thing you notice and it is what allowed Juve to do something unique, you immediately perceive it, not only among the managers but precisely in the context and throughout the Juventus world.”

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I am seasoned senior correspondent at Forza Juventus, where I specialize in providing in-depth coverage of transfer news, insightful analysis, and everything related to the world of Juventus.

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