The Bianconeri’s chief football officer believes that if the Forwards stays in Turin, he can reach the level set by his compatriot at Barcelona.
Paulo Dybala has the chance to enshrine himself in Juventus history and become the Lionel Messi of the Bianconeri if he chooses to stay in Turin, claims Fabio Paratici.
In addition, the club’s main football officer has added that there are no concerns over Cristiano Ronaldo’s future in the Allianz Stadium, with the Portuguese group for a protracted stay in northern Italy.
Argentina global Dybala has been a vital cog in Juve’s domestic domination over the past decade, helping them to win the Serie A title in each season since his arrival in 2015.
Speaking before Maurizio Sarri’s side’s trip to AC Milan on Thursday from the Coppa Italia, Paratici revealed that the club had been elated with their striker’s performances and that they hope to see him sign a new extension from the near-future.
Moreover, Paratici added that he hopes an extended tenure in Turin can help the 26-year-old achieve degrees of success experienced by only a few players on the global stage, fulfilling the function that fellow Albiceleste star Messi has played Barcelona.
“We are extremely happy with Dybala, he is our number 10,” he told Rai Sport. “We’ve invested heavily in him and hope [that] he can be Juventus’ Leo Messi.”
Paratici also confirmed that there are zero plans for former Manchester United and Real Madrid great Ronaldo to depart following a successful start to his Juve career last term, adding on the 35-year-old’s future:”There are no doubts.”
Sarri and his side have found themselves embroiled in a tough title battle this year with Inter, with both sides now level on top of Serie A with just more than three months of this effort to go.
Regardless of that, Paratici is pleased with where the club reaches, saying: “This is our 10th year at the helm of Juventus. Usually, eras run for a few decades, but we have managed to revive and renovate while also getting positive results.
“We are currently on track for many of our objectives this season and the club is quite happy.
“We have top level players and tried to enact a generational shift without going overboard or altering 10 players simultaneously, bringing in young talent like Matthijs de Ligt and Adrien Rabiot.”