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Juventus coach Sarri: Fatigue not a factor - yet

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri says his players remain strong enough to handle their clash with Genoa.

However, he concedes things may be different in a few games ahead.

Sarri said, “Playing against Genoa is tough for anyone and away fixtures against sides who are battling against relegation are always going to be very difficult in the final weeks of the season.

“My lads are fully aware of the situation, because if we expect this to be easy, then we really are on the wrong path," said the coach in his press conference.

“We don't have the numbers right now to rotate more than two or three players, it's just not an option. We had 14 outfield players available against Lecce and two of them had only a couple of training sessions. Hopefully, the situation can improve over the next few days, so I'll have more chance to rotate.

Gonzalo Higuain is fine, we are just not sure how many minutes he can hold out for, that is still up in the air. Aaron Ramsey seems to be on the right path too, as he was more sparkling coming off the bench in the last game rather than the one before that.

“I think Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala can continue to play for now, the problem of fatigue might come up in two or three games. As time wears on, Higuain will also be indispensable."

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