Thursday January 2 2014
Pirlo ready to face Roma

Andrea Pirlo should be fit for the big Juventus-Roma match on Sunday after playing 45 minutes in a friendly.

The midfielder has been out of action since December 1 with a sprained right knee, putting him in doubt for the Scudetto showdown.

Pirlo played for 45 minutes in today’s 2-0 friendly test against Cuneo, on the field for the entire second half.

Mirko Vucinic and Sebastian Giovinco, who also needed some playing time after injuries, scored the goals.

Carlos Tevez did not take part in the game, as he only just arrived from Argentina, where his Christmas vacation was extended due to family problems.

The striker instead worked on a separate training regime with the medical staff.

David Trezeguet visited the Vinovo training ground today and will be at the Juventus Stadium on Sunday to salute the supporters.

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