"Last year I was still in the Under-21 squad, so when I was told of this call at first I thought it was a joke. When I discovered it was real, I was crazy with joy."
He added: "We are a young group at Juve, but thankfully we have an excellent Coach in Claudio Ranieri who is teaching us many things.
"After having won the Serie B title last year, that gave us more strength, confidence and unity. With that humble attitude we will continue to go forward."