Stephan Lichtsteiner spent the very best a part of his profession plying his commerce in Serie A.
The Swiss proper again joined Lazio in 2008, earlier than incomes a transfer for Juventus in 2011, the place he remained till his switch to Arsenal in 2018.
Together with his former two golf equipment set to conflict heads on Saturday evening, the 37-year-old is the proper man to supply his views on the upcoming conflict.
Subsequently, Lichtsteiner instructed his story between the Italian capital and Turin in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport (via ilBianconero).
” Juve-Lazio is the problem of my profession. In Rome I lived splendidly and met some particular individuals. In Turin I celebrated seven league titles, I discovered the tradition of victory and met mates that I’ve been sadly unable to fulfill for greater than a yr, and I hope to embrace them quickly sufficient.
” I count on the match to be intense and difficult, as each groups are below nice stress. Juve should win to proceed dreaming of the Scudetto, while Lazio are battling for a Champions League spot,” added the lately retired defender.
” Eventually the season reaches a stage when issues don’t go too effectively after which there have been many issues between accidents and constructive Covid-19 instances.
” Nevertheless, The Bianconeri are nonetheless within the operating in all competitions, whereas Inter have solely the championship, and that could be a large distinction. I don’t see Juve in disaster, they’re merely opening a brand new challenge within the midst of many difficulties.”
The Swiss additionally gave his views on his former teammate Andrea Pirlo who at the moment manages Juventus.
” Andrea is fearless and futuristic, within the sense that even when he doesn’t win the Scudetto this yr, he’s constructing the foundations to succeed subsequent season. It takes time, the vital adjustments can’t be processed in just a few months. However I’m certain he’ll ultimately do very effectively. ”
Lastly, Lichtsteiner gave his predictions on Saturday evening’s encounter, believing that Juventus would win in a 2-1 end result.