Alex Sandro is expected to start in Juventus’ three-man defence against Hellas Verona this evening, with Federico Bernardeschi on the left flank.
The Old Lady are facing an injury crisis with several players out of action including the likes of Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Paulo Dybala and Alvaro Morata.
Therefore, Andrea Pirlo has included eight players from the U23 team in his squad list for this evening’s clash against Ivan Juric’s side.
Adrien Rabiot returns to action after serving a one-match ban, but both Juan Cuadrado and Danilo are injured.
Alex Sandro is expected to start at the back along with Merih Demiral and Matthijs de Ligt, while Federico Bernardeschi will start his fifth game in Serie A this season.
Dejan Kulusevski will partner Cristiano Ronaldo up front.
Probable line-ups: Hellas Verona-Juventus:
VERONA (3-4-2-1): Silvestri; Magnani, Günter, Lovato; Faraoni, Tameze, Veloso, Dimarco; Barak, Zaccagni; Lasagna.
JUVENTUS (3-5-2): Szczesny; Demiral, De Ligt, A. Sandro; Chiesa, McKennie, Bentancur, Rabiot, Bernardeschi; Kulusevski, C. Ronaldo.