Friday March 4 2011
Marchisio: Juve is a family

Claudio Marchisio says that Juventus are a "family" and that everyone at the club believes in finishing fourth this season.

The Old Lady is currently seventh in Serie A and have lost their last two matches ahead of Saturday's clash with Milan.

Speaking to the Juventus Channel, Marchisio said: "I am happy to have scored four or five goals. I hope to score more. It's great for a central midfielder to be in the scoring charts.

"We must all believe in fourth place. We are a big family and we must think about being able to get there, but thinking game by game starting with Milan who will come to Turin and try to maintain their lead over Inter at the top.

"We don't go on the pitch to lose. We are playing to change the inertia of this season and we are giving the maximum for this shirt.

"You can't make comparisons between this year and last year. Many things have changed. Now we are at the point of no return.

"We must find the strength to give something more than what we have been giving and to set an example to the others.

"We want to finish this season well without making long-term plans. I am trying to give everything of myself, the maximum, in games and in training because I want to win with Juventus."

Asked if he would ever play abroad, Marchisio said: "I want to win here with this shirt, but in general it would fascinate me not just in terms of football but also life experience."

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