Juventus GM Marotta pays tribute to their youth system

Juventus GM Beppe Marotta is delighted after seeing their Primavera team win the Coppa Italia. Juve's youngsters defeated Napoli in the final.

Juventus GM Beppe Marotta is delighted after seeing their Primavera team win the Coppa Italia.

Juve's youngsters defeated Napoli in the final.

“It is the crowning moment of a project we started three years ago. We are proud and happy for both them and for Juve,” said Marotta.

“We have 78 young players in Italy and abroad, either owned or co-owned by us. In Serie B alone there are 18 of our players, while in Serie A we have elements like Manolo Gabbiadini and Ciro Immobile. At the end of the season, we’ll sit down with the coaching staff and evaluate who will return.

“In these three years there have been more than 30 players coming in and out of the club. Clearly there have been some errors, but we have opted to trust in a leader of the technical staff, a Coach with a strong personality and a strong sense of belonging to the club."

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