Milos Krasic claims that it was inevitable that Juventus would have had difficulties this season.
The Bianconeri began the campaign with the intention of finishing in the top four, but that target is now five points away with just two League games left.
"This season saw a new Coach come in and lots of new players," said the summer signing from CSKA Moscow. "It is only normal that we've faced some difficulties."
Juventus' season took another negative twist on Sunday when they threw away a two-goal lead against Chievo in a match that ended 2-2.
"It was an incredible game against Chievo, ending in a way that nobody expected," continued the Serbian winger.
"I hope next season will be a better campaign than the one that is coming to an end – and that we can be in the hunt for something important."
The Old Lady are currently seventh in Serie A and risk not even qualifying for the Europa League after Palermo reached the Coppa Italia Final last night.
With games against Parma and Napoli remaining, Juve are three points behind both Roma and Lazio.