Miralem Pjanic is looking forward to Sunday’s trip to Turin, as “Roma want to be the first to beat Juventus. It feels like a Champions League tie.”
These two clubs have not really experienced Europe this season, as the Giallorossi went out in the Europa League preliminary round.
“Roma want to be the first to beat Juventus this season,” smiled Pjanic on Sky Sport Italia.
“As a kid I watched Juve because Zinedine Zidane played there and I’ve always liked this team. They’re having a great campaign and are difficult to face, as they are such a compact unit. They are back to the top level.
“Third place is still possible for us, as there are six important games left and this with Juve is one of the best to play in. It feels like a Champions League tie.
“They are fighting for the Scudetto, we are fighting for third, but we want to play a great game and hopefully end their unbeaten record.
“I have learned more from Luis Enrique than any other Coach in my career. I am happy here and am concentrated on doing my best.”
The media has also pointed out this will likely be the last time Alessandro Del Piero and Francesco Totti get to face off in a Serie A match.
“They are both great champions and won a World Cup together,” continued Pjanic. “It is a unique battle between two players who can always make the difference. It would be a shame not to see them together again, as all of world football would miss these two.”