Juventus midfielder Marchisio won't take Del Piero No10 shirt

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio isn't interested in taking the No10 shirt. The number is vacant after Alessandro del Piero's departure.

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio isn't interested in taking the No10 shirt.

The number is vacant after Alessandro del Piero's departure.

Marchisio said: “Obviously Del Piero is missed a lot. The chorus of Chinese fans for him makes us realise his importance. To see his locker empty at Vinovo also have a certain effect. Ale is an example for us all.

“I, however, would not put on the No 10 shirt of Del Piero’s because, whilst it was a dream of mine when I was younger, when I was an attacker, now I am a midfielder and I am not Platini, Baggio or Del Piero.

“I’m not one that can decide a game with a single goal, so I do not deserve to ever wear this shirt.”

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