Thursday February 27 2014
Osvaldo: 'I know Giovinco well'

Daniel Osvaldo revealed there’s a reason he combines so well with new Juventus teammate Sebastian Giovinco.

The striker is on loan from Southampton and has netted in each of the two Europa League games against Trabzonspor.

“We put them under pressure straight away and fortunately were able to score the two goals early, so we put the qualification under control,” he told Sky Sport Italia after a 2-0 win in Turkey.

Giovinco put in a particularly impressive show and set up the goal for Osvaldo to nod in.

“It was a good performance. These are my first games at Juve, but I played with Seba many times for Italy at Under-21 level, so we know each other pretty well.”

Juventus face Fiorentina in the Europa League Round of 16 next month.

“Of course I’d have avoided Fiorentina, as they are a great team who play really good football.”

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