Juventus president Blanc: Diego, Melo should be doing better

Juventus president Jean-Claude Blanc insists they won't panic after another dismal defeat yesterday.
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Juventus president Jean-Claude Blanc insists they won't panic after another dismal defeat yesterday.

Juve's ultras were already furious ahead of their 2-1 home defeat to Catania, throwing eggs at the team bus, but extended their protest following the final whistle.

Around 3,000 fans gathered outside the Olimpico and held up banners calling for Andrea Agnelli to take over as President. It is also reported they have demanded a meeting with the club directors.

“The plan will not change and we maintain our faith in Ferrara and his staff,” assured Blanc.

“We need to work harder and this Christmas break comes at the right time for us. I understand the anger of the fans, as there are great expectations around Juventus.”

However, Blanc ruled out any changes to the squad during the January transfer window.

“We won't touch the squad. We have the capabilities to achieve better result, we just need to bring those qualities out.

“It is difficult to understand why some players are not able to give their best, but this is part of our job. Recently both Diego and Felipe Melo have shown they can do a lot better than what we're seeing now.”

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