Thursday October 11 2012
If only Juve had Cavani…

Fabio Cannavaro believes that Juventus are an Edinson Cavani short of becoming a truly great side.

Speaking to La Stampa ahead of the Week 8 game between Juve and Napoli, the stopper was asked for his opinion on his two former clubs.

“Juventus would be stellar with Cavani,” he stated of the Azzurri striker. “He is the kind of top player that they were looking for in the summer.

“He works hard for the team, he doesn’t leave any reference points and he scores goals. For a defender, he is an opponent that you don’t see but feel.”

Both clubs are currently leading the standings after seven games, but the 2006 World Cup winner insists the game won’t be decisive.

“It won’t decide the Scudetto,” Cannavaro, whose brother Paolo captains the San Paolo outfit, continued.

“Both sides like to win by playing their brand of football and they line up in a similar way. But there is a difference in how they score.

“Antonio Conte’s Juve attack as a unit, whereas Napoli leave it to their three attackers.”

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