Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin believes his side are not far away from challenging for European places.
The 57-year-old Coach has guided the Zebrette to seventh in Serie A this season, but has insisted that there is still room for improvement.
“Lately we have got some good results,” he told a Press conference. “I have been happy with our performances.
“Of course though, there is still room to improve. We should be proud of what we've done so far because we're certainly not far away from the big boys.
“It is a pleasure to see us go from where we were at the start of the season to where we are now.”