Marchisio defends Juventus teammate Llorente against criticism

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has defended new teammate Fernando Llorente. Llorente has come in for criticism since his arrival from Athletic Bilbao.

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has defended new teammate Fernando Llorente.

Llorente has come in for criticism since his arrival from Athletic Bilbao.

"Is Llorente in crisis? Some criticism seems exaggerated to me. He barely played at all last year and left Spain for a very different style of football. He needs time to understand that tactics are decisive in Italy,” said Marchisio.

 
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