"There is absolutely no chance of me leaving Juventus at the end of the season," he declared. "It's very pleasing to hear big European clubs appreciate you, but the praise is there for the players and Juventus overall.
"This means we are all working well together and should be proud. I am very much in sync with the President, directors Beppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici. As long as this harmony exists, there will be no problem.
"Do I feel ready for a big European club? I am already at a big European club," he replied to journalists.
"We have just started this journey that is proceeding in stages, understanding the huge economic difficulties in Italy at the moment."