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Juventus defender De Ligt: Mentally I'm in a much better place

Matthijs de Ligt concedes he had a slow start to his Juventus career.

However, the Dutchman says he is now feeling good about his form and status at Juve.

“I feel much better physically, but mentally I'm in a much better place and this is crucial for things to go well," he told Sky Sport Italia.

“Here in Serie A, there are many different and prepared strikers. There's Lukaku, for example, who's very strong and quick but also Immobile, who's instead very good with his back to goal.

“Every team have great forwards, different from one another, and every match is very difficult. The bar is very high.

“I try to study them thoroughly before each game in order to be prepared for any outcome."

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