REVEALED: A large number of Juventus stars are now fighting to save their career in the club, while President Andrea Agnelli is ready to order a zero after meeting the team after the defeat in Hellas Verona
- Juventus fell on Saturday with a 2-1 loss at Hellas Verona in the Serie A
- The result was that they lost first place in the table and Inter Milan won on Sunday
- Furious President Andrea Agnelli spoke to the team at Continassa training base
- Up to six players can now be eliminated in the summer if the results do not improve
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli has warned many of the team stars that they will be taken out of the club if performance does not improve after a visit to the Continassa training center.
The Binaconeri fell on Saturday with a 2-1 loss in Hellas Verona, allowing title rivals Inter Milan to return to the Serie A top the following day after the victory in the Milan derby.
Agnelli knows to be an excellent mental coach and has spoken with Juve’s most important stars, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Giorgio Chiellini, Matthijs de Ligt, Gianluigi Buffon and also under pressure boss Maurizio Sarri.
President Andrea Agnelli addressed Juvenus stars at the Continassa training field of the club
Gonzalo Higuain is one of the six players that can be adjusted as part of a summer break
Miralem Pjanic could also struggle to prove his condition this season
After Agnelli’s training address, Buffon tried to motivate the players who were most disappointed with the Verona result in the aftermath of his talks with the president.
A technical revolution could take place in June. Miralem Pjanic must find a way to rediscover his best form to command the midfield that this term struggled with its condition.
The president, after listening to Pavel Nedved and Fabio Paratici, came to the training center and followed a small part of the session that demanded maximum effort from the team.
Federico Bernardeschi could continue after three years at the Allianz Stadium
After a successful loan initially, Douglas Costa has difficulty making a first team impact
Blaise Matuidi (left) and Alex Sandro are also among those who can continue this summer
The likes of Pjanic, Blaise Matuidi, Federico Bernardeschi, Douglas Costa, Alex Sandro and Gonzalo Higuain are all players at risk of continuing in the summer.
Juventus runs the risk of not winning a trophy even this time, having won the Scudetto in the last eight years, Agnelli has already stressed the failed team that he wants to avoid.
The Italian cup match against Milan on Thursday will measure the psychological condition of the players.
It was Nedved and Paratici who shouted at the team, but Agnelli’s presence served to convey the importance of the meeting – mistakes are no longer tolerated.
Cristiano Ronaldo also had conversations with Agnelli while comforting Costa during Juventus’ shock 2-1 Series A-defeat in Hellas Verona on Saturday
Maurizio Sarri is under pressure at Juve with his side in danger of ending the year without a trophy
Veteran stopper Gianluigi Buffon tried to gather the party after meeting Agnelli