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Wednesday July 27 2011
Marchisio: Juve on right path

Claudio Marchisio is confident that Juventus are improving under the guidance of new boss Antonio Conte.

Although Conte uses a 4-4-2 which was employed by previous Coach Gigi Del Neri, he has different ideas of how the side should play.

"We have certainly got better, we were in good shape and concentrated," he told the side's website after the 1-0 victory against Club America. "This win is important for morale.

"As well as the win, it was important what we achieved tonight. We are looking to change our style of play and mentality.

"The Coach never wants us to lose the ball and even when we are in difficulty we have to just pass it back to the goalkeeper.

"We did that tonight, perhaps by taking risks, but we passed the ball around and switched play from one side to the other quickly. We're improving and this progress has to be noted."

Marchisio was used in central midfield after spending most of pre-season so far in a wide left position.

"I'm a central midfielder and I've never had any doubts about that," he added. "The Coach has told me that is how he sees me and that made me happy.

"It's certainly not difficult to play alongside Andrea Pirlo, he's an outstanding player."

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