As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Pirlo outstanding on Juventus debut in Parma victory

Andrea Pirlo was outstanding on his Juventus debut in victory over Parma.

The midfielder has won everything possible with AC Milan, but at the age of 32 opted to leave San Siro and begin again.

"I am happy to wear the Juventus jersey," he told Sky Sport Italia after providing two assists in the 4-1 win over Parma.

"I chose to leave Milan, as I wanted this new challenge for my career. I felt like a change."

Antonio Conte's 4-2-4 system means Pirlo is both the creative force and one of the only defensive figures in the team.

"It is not a problem for me to have responsibility in midfield, as it was the same situation at Milan.

"I immediately got on with Claudio Marchisio, but I don't think there would be problems playing alongside Arturo Vidal or Michele Pazienza either.

"We wanted to put in a good performance for our fans and we managed it. We can't help but be satisfied with the victory."

 Click here for the No1 coverage of all the gossip and transfer news around Juventus.


Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free