New Juventus man Dani Osvaldo could debut from the bench as early as next week, although full fitness isn’t targeted for another fortnight.
The 28-year-old was in attendance as the Old Lady completed a comprehensive Derby d’Italia win over Inter but Tuttosport are reporting that Juve are planning on gently easing the player into first team duties.
Osvaldo started training with the club on Friday but it is not thought he will be fully match fit for a couple of weeks.
As a result, he will undergo numerous tests with the Turin side’s medical department in order to properly establish his condition.
Depending on how this goes, he may be able to make his Bianconero debut from the bench during one of his side’s next two Serie A games, against Verona and Chievo.
The objective is seen to have the striker fully match-fit by February 20’s clash with Trabzonspor in the Europa League Round of 32.