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"Juve will always fight for title" - Bentancur

Thu 31 December 2020 | 5:37

Rodrigo Bentancur is convinced that Juve will "always be there challenging for the Scudetto" and speaks of the personal tragedy that formed him this year.

The Uruguay international spoke with the press about his 2020, which completed in a shocking 3-0 home loss to Fiorentina.

“We had played the previous games with such a strong mentality, but that simply wasn’t the case against Fiorentina,”

Bentancur

admitted.

“This game showed us that we have to face each and every fixture with the right mentality from the first minute, otherwise we’ll get trampled.”

Juve

stands in sixth place with a game to play against Napoli.

“We’re still in the race for the Scudetto, we know that. Even before I arrived, I know there were times when Juve were 10 points off the leaders and still won the title.

“After every match, we need to already begin to focus on the next test. This is the mindset we need to win it all.”

“Having a coach like Pirlo is an honor for us,”

Bentancur

guaranteed.

“Glancing over at the bench and seeing him there is special for us. I know we have a long way to go, but we’ve got to build on his vision. I tell the Juve fans to relax, we’ll always be there challenging for the Scudetto.”

It was a tough 2020 for most families and

Bentancur

shared a personal tragedy.

“We have to live every day as if it were our last, that is what I learned this year,”

Bentancur

continued.

“A few days ago, my cousin dies in Buenos Aires, he was the same age as me. I realised you never know what could happen and you must live every day as if it was your last. Also, tell your family how much you love them, because that is very important.”

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