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Chiellini: Sensitive Higuain loves Juventus family atmosphere

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini admits teammate Gonzalo Higuain can be a sensitive character.

In his new book, 'Io Giorgio', Chiellini reveals how Higuain was so happy to make the move to Juve.

“Gonzalo is a tough guy, a great but demanding guy: he always needs to feel a lot of confidence around him, " Chiellini wrote.

“I love him, I like his Latin expansiveness. He is a teammate, and he is a sensitive person: this often made him 'feel' a lot, perhaps too much in some games, but each of us is made as we are.

“We can only work with the raw material that has been shaped by our parents. This means that we can do a lot, not everything, and that 'imprinting' weighs.

“I remember Higuain's first days in Turin, he could even go out for an apéritif and maybe only two fans asked him for selfies.

“'This is paradise!', Gonzalo repeated every day. A paradise that is made possible by the fact that Juventus really is a family."

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