Tuesday March 27 2012
Quagliarella open to wide role

Fabio Quagliarella will now be considered by Juventus boss Antonio Conte as a wide attacking player in his 4-3-3.

That role currently belongs to Mirko Vucinic, but La Stampa is today suggesting that the Italian could become the first alternative to the Montenegrin in the closing weeks of the season.

Quagliarella has played in that role before at Sampdoria and Udinese, but he’s mainly been used in the middle since his switch to Turin in 2010.

It is being claimed that Quagliarella has spoken to Conte over the last week about the possible change in position.

The 28-year-old has struggled to get a regular game in attack for Juve this term as his two goals in 17 appearances underline.

So far this season, Conte has sometimes used Emanuele Giaccherini and Marcelo Estigarribia on the left of Juve’s attack in absence of Vucinic.

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