Friday June 3 2011
Inler: Juve will be back

Juventus target Gokhan Inler is certain that the Old Lady of Italian football will get back to winning ways next term.

Juve have finished the last two seasons in seventh place and have missed out on qualifying for Europe altogether this time around.

But, speaking in an interview with Tuttosport, the Udinese player and Switzerland captain is certain they will rise again.

"Juventus remain and will always be one of the greatest clubs in the world," he stated.

"It has gone badly for them this season after last term's problems. A unique rather than a rare event.

"I think you can calmly expect next season to be completely different. The proverb of 'there isn't two without three' doesn't count for Juve…"

Udinese had agreed a deal with Napoli for the player, but it is believed that Inler would prefer a move to Turin instead.

"My agent Dino Lamberti is looking after my future, but so too is Udinese patron Giampaolo Pozzo," the 26-year-old added.

"After four years in Udine I have no problem with the environment of Italian football. Of course I am ready.

"If someone wants me then I will run to them as soon as I receive the right offer."

Juventus have already signed one Swiss player this summer in the shape of Sampdoria's Reto Ziegler.

"Of course we have spoken about Juventus, we speak about a lot of things during these long days with the national side. Reto is enthusiastic about his new adventure in Bianconero."

Udinese yesterday admitted that Juventus are keen on the central midfielder.