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Sunday April 17 2016
Marotta: 'Juve step towards title'

Juventus director Beppe Marotta warned Palermo are “a test to be overcome and a step towards the Scudetto.”

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“This is a test to be overcome and, aside from Palermo’s position in the table, we know it will be difficult,” the director told Mediaset Premium.

“It is a step towards the Scudetto.”

A victory would send Juve nine points clear at the top of the Serie A table.

Meanwhile, Marotta was asked about the long-awaited contract renewal for Coach Max Allegri.

“His comments are all part of the game and the dynamics of negotiations.”