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Agent: Italy seeing best of Borussia Dortmund striker Ciro Immobile

The agent of Borussia Dortmund striker Ciro Immobile feels he's proving his value for Italy.

Immobile has struggled in the early weeks of the Bundesliga season.

"Immobile is feeling much better," representative Marco Sommella told gianlucadimarzio.com.

"He had a strange pre-season training regime, as with all the players who were coming off the World Cup, so was not in ideal shape.

"Now he is slowly getting back there. Immobile is someone who has always taken a while to get into gear during a campaign, as he is muscular, so expect him to give his best after October.

"His true standard is the one we saw against Holland. Above all in the first half, we saw the real Ciro. That is important, because he was the only one out of five or six strikers at the World Cup who were recalled by Conte."

The new Italy Coach is familiar with Immobile, as they worked together at Siena.

"Conte is a reference point and the first to want him when he emerged from the Juventus youth academy. Immobile was young and had experienced players ahead of him, but Conte always showed a great interest in working with him.

"Unfortunately, for various different reasons, they were never able to make that happen at Juventus."

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