Deschamps sees Juventus as champions-elect

France boss Didier Deschamps believes Juventus have the Scudetto wrapped up. Deschamps led Juve to the Serie B title in 2006-07.

France boss Didier Deschamps believes Juventus have the Scudetto wrapped up.

Deschamps led Juve to the Serie B title in 2006-07.

“They’ve practically won the Scudetto,” he said. “Antonio will obviously say that is not the case, but they took an important step on Sunday.

“In Europe, I don’t see why Juventus can’t win the Champions League. A lot will depend on the draw. If I was Juve I’d want to avoid Real Madrid.”

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