Former Juventus star Domenico Marocchino has jumped to the defence of new signing Nicklas Bendtner.

Many are writing off the on-loan Arsenal striker.

"There must be a reason why Juventus signed him if they did," the 55-year-old told Tutto Juve.

"We shouldn't forget that this club has done very well over the last two years and then, some time ago, some were perplexed over the signing of Moreno Torricelli…"