Fabio Meretti got the approval of his more experienced teammates in Tuesday’s match with Paris Saint-Germain. The 19-year-old is now the second young player to start a Champions League match in Juventus’ history. The current Milan coach, Stefano Pioli, managed to beat him by only 64 days, Corriere dello Sport pass.
The former defender made his European Grand Cup debut against Elvis on September 20The tenth, 1984. He stayed for 3 years with the old lady, collecting 35 appearances. He spent most of his football career at Fiorentina, with two seasons also in Verona and Padua and some pit stops in the lower leagues before his cleats were suspended.
In terms of pace in the Champions League, Meretti has topped legends such as Paul Pogba, Antonio Cabrini, Alessio Tacinardi, Pietro Paolo Verdes, Bruno Nicoli and Alessandro Del Piero, Sky Sports pointing to.
The youngster didn’t have a particularly distinguished performance and was pulled out at halftime after being booked early. Unlike Niccol Rovella, who is currently at Monza, and Niccol Fagioli, Juventus never considered loaning him this summer. And he broke out late last season, recording six consecutive games with the first team.
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One of the only positive aspects of Paul Pogba’s failure is that his absence unlocks minutes for the stars. The 19-year-old is set to prove that he is a true gem, and Bianconeri Desperately need some oomph in midfield. Fagioli will get his chances soon too, and he was fantastic with Cremonese in Serie B last season. But the coaching staff should hope that Adrien Rabiot and Weston McKinney become more contradictory; Otherwise, they will lack physicality in the role.