Thursday August 18 2016
Elkann: ‘Roma and Napoli weaker…’

Exor CEO John Elkann says Juventus are “enthusiastic” for the new season, noting “Roma and Napoli are less strong than last year…”

Elkann is in charge of the holding company which controls the Bianconeri, and was asked for his opinion on a visit to the Rio Olympics.

“Juve have a squad with great individuality and new faces, there’s enthusiasm,” the industrialist told ANSA.

“Roma and Napoli without [Miralem] Pjanic and [Gonzalo] Higuain are less strong than last year…

“[Max] Allegri has already shown that he can put a group together with newly-arrived players.”