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Sarri: I've spoken to several Juventus players about my plans

Maurizio Sarri has revealed he's already spoken to several Juventus players about his plans this season.

Sarri was unveiled as new coach of Juve on Thursday.

He said, “I think when a player has the qualities of (Paulo) Dybala or Cristiano (Ronaldo), he can play in any role. What changes is the interpretation of the role and the squad must adapt to those characteristics, as centre-forward is a key role.

“I asked to talk to 2-3 players so we could share some ideas. Around 30 years ago, I believed I could impose my views on players, but now I realise it's important to ask players how they view themselves and weave it all together.

“I don't know if I'll visit Ronaldo in a few days or more, we haven't organised anything. The players who can really change everything are in attack.

“It's up to us to organise the players around the field, but in the final third there are players with the talent to make the difference.

“Ronaldo is talented, so is Dybala, Douglas Costa is a potential top player who hasn't really shown what he can do consistently.

“These are great talents and we must see how we can build around them, what they can give in defending.

“The players who make the difference are the most talented, so those are the ones you build around."

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