Friday September 14 2018
‘If Dybala trained like Ronaldo…’

Andrea Pirlo has suggested that Juventus forward Paulo Dybala is not working hard enough. “If he trains with Cristiano Ronaldo’s desire…”

Dybala has played just 100 minutes out of a possible 270 for Juve this season, and Pirlo had some advice for the Argentine.

“Accepting that you’re not a starter at this stage of the season isn’t easy for anyone,” he added.

“Paulo will do everything to play as much as possible: if he trains with Ronaldo’s desire then it will be difficult to leave him out.

“When you don’t play, it means you have to do even more. You must do your bit: Dybala’s qualities aren’t in question.

“To become a crucial player for Juventus, he must find something from inside. First and foremost, he must do it for himself.”

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