Sunday July 28 2013
Chiellini on Tevez and Llorente

Giorgio Chiellini is confident Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente “can give a great deal to Juventus this season.”

The Bianconeri are staying at the Stanford University campus during their tour of the US, which includes participation in the Guinness International Champions Cup.

“It’s a splendid structure and it almost makes you want to go back to university,” Chiellini told Tuttosport.

“This is going to be a tough week for us, as Antonio Conte has planned double training sessions and that is only right at this delicate stage of pre-season. It may be a struggle, but I can say that after a vacation I really wanted to get back to training and running.

“It is fundamental we find our form straight away and practice those movements that perhaps some of us slightly forgot over the summer.”

Juve won the last two Scudetti and have strengthened further with the arrival of Angelo Ogbonna from Torino, Tevez from Manchester City and Athletic Bilbao’s Llorente.

“Ogbonna will have no problems settling in and he already knows many of us from the Italy get-togethers,” continued Chiellini.

“Tevez and Llorente have also made a positive impact, showed they are ready to work and I am sure they’ll give a great deal to Juventus this season. They have already learned Italian and brought a lot of enthusiasm.”

Juve face Everton in San Francisco on July 30, while they challenge Lazio for the Italian Super Cup on August 18.

“Our first objective for the season has to be the Super Cup, so our next few games are to help us find form.”