Juventus head manager Andrea Pirlo uncovered he will make changes at the defense against Benevento and said Cristiano Ronaldo 'is resting because he was tired'.
headed out toBenevento
in front of their encounter at the Ciro Vigorito in Serie An and The Old Lady manager conceded he will alter the defense line to give Alex Sandro a rest as well.
“It won’t be the same [defense] because Alex Sandro has been out for two months,” Pirlo told Juventus TV. “He is still a bit tired, but he will come with us to Benevento.
“We are lucky that [Leonardo] Bonucci is back and trained with the group, while
is resting because he was a bit tired after so many games and we didn’t plan to bring him to Benevento.”
has recovered from a muscle injury and played seven minutes in the Champions League 2-1 victory over Ferencvaros this week.
“I see him as an attacking midfielder, he has surprised me,” Pirlo said about the The Welsh midfielder.
“He’s an intelligent player who is always positioned well in all situations. I see him there because he’s very good at finding the spaces to play in.”
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