Wednesday January 15 2014
Marchisio: Bench is tough to take

Claudio Marchisio has admitted that being a substitute is tough to take, but claims that he wants to keep making a contribution.

The midfielder has found himself on the bench for the last two League games, but with reports linking him with a move to Manchester United, the 27-year-old has insisted that he wants to keep playing his part for the Bianconeri.

“It’s normal that my goals increase my estimation [for playing time], however, as I have always said my desire is to be here and be available,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

“My teammates know that I am ready to contribute in training and in matches.

“The bench is never easy to accept, but everyone wants to make a contribution.

“Now we must continue to think about the championship, the long road in the second half of the season awaits us.

“If we continue like this, with this will to win, we can claim the Scudetto.”

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