Juventus director general Beppe Marotta warned next weekend’s opponents Inter are “among the Scudetto favourites.”
The Derby d’Italia is next Saturday, kicking off at 17.00 UK time, and after two rounds they both have a 100 per cent record.
“We will face an important test against a strong side that renewed very well. I think Inter can do a great deal this season,” declared Marotta at a public event in Cernobbio.
“Walter Mazzarri has revitalised the feeling around the club and this is why I think Inter should be considered among the Scudetto favourites.”
Bianconeri director general Marotta also commented on the UEFA Financial Fair Play rules which in his view do not go far enough.
“The fiscal disparity in European football absolutely damages Italian clubs in international tournaments.
“The objective now is to create harmony in the rapport with other nations. I hope UEFA will intervene, otherwise the competition is falsified.”