He explained: “Melo has been somewhat reduced by a very tough season with Fiorentina. We played for third place with Milan until the very last game of the championship. Soon afterwards he left for the Confederations Cup. When that finished we sold him to Juve and in the space of a few days he was already in training camp.
“The Brazilian has never stopped, so it's natural that he is a little tired. He just needs to draw breath again for us to see the true Melo.”