Italian Serie A: Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri sing praises of Blaise Matuidi
Maurizio Sarri, the coach of the Turin side, was again dithyrambic about Blaise Matuidi, his French midfielder. Maurizio Sarri is a big fan of Blaise Matuidi. Since his arrival at Juventus this summer, the Italian coach has more and more confidence in his midfield.
Blaise Matuidi is it like good wine, to improve with age? This is what fans could believe given the performance he displays at the beginning of the season and also the unanimity it evokes wherever it evolves.
While with the France team, he is more than ever one of Didier Deschamps' leading caretakers, on the side of Juventus he also becomes indispensable. And not a single press conference goes by where his coach would not let loose words of praise for him.
This Friday, on the eve of the championship match against Bologna, Maurizio Sarri was keen to highlight the valuable role of his international tricolor: "Blaise is a player with extraordinary dynamism, who reads very well the game and brings a lot to the team. It is someone who offers you balance and stability,” he said.
At thirty-two, the native of Toulouse is more regular and convincing than ever, and there is no one to point out his alleged technical shortcomings.
His presence in the starting lineup at 8 of the Old Lady's 9 games this season, and while the competition at his post has never been so important, is proof that this he is peerless and is best in the world at his post.
With Miralem Pjanic, Leonardo Bonucci and Sami Khedira, he is also one of four Bianconeri players to have taken part in all the championship games so far.
In Turin, Matuidi gives full satisfaction and its brilliant performances have a direct impact on the playing time of another Parisian, in this case, Adrien Rabiot.
Although twice in late September, the latter could not see his situation improve significantly in future matches.
Sarri is far from a fan, and the latest rumors from the other side of the Alps report a possible departure in January for the French 24-year-old.
Meanwhile, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Matuidi would demand a new lease of two years.
While the Old Lady would prefer a short-term extension, the discussions would have been initiated with Mino Raiola, the representative of the 2018 world champion.
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