Paulo Dybala is no longer going to be fit ample to originate the following day’s Champions League decider with Lyon, so Juventus seek to Gonzalo Higuain and Juan Cuadrado.
The Round of 16 clash kicks off in Turin on Friday at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT).
The indispensable leg ended 1-0 for Olympique Lyonnais in France again in February, so the Bianconeri must steal by two decided targets to indicate this around.
Dybala is the mighty doubt, as he sustained a muscular damage in opposition to Sampdoria 11 days ago and didn’t set up phase in this day’s beefy coaching session both.
It appears frankly unbelievable that he’ll raze a recovery rapid ample to originate the following day night, with Douglas Costa, Mattia De Sciglio and Sami Khedira additionally out of circulation.
Which implies Higuain is the favourite to set up the centre-forward feature, flanked by Cristiano Ronaldo and Cuadrado.
Coach Maurizio Sarri acknowledged in this day’s press convention he knew the Colombian would originate, however no longer basically in which feature, as he would possibly perhaps well very smartly be a upright-again or on the upright aspect of a trident attack.
If Cuadrado is chosen in defence, then Federico Bernardeschi is the natural remaining occupy upfront.
Adrien Rabiot, Rodrigo Bentancur and Miralem Pjanic are tipped for the midfield.
Possible Juventus (4-3-3): Szczesny; Danilo, De Ligt, Bonucci, Alex Sandro; Bentancur, Pjanic, Rabiot; Cuadrado, Higuain, Ronaldo
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