Zaniolo’s big chance, Belotti’s last call and then there are the Immortals…

I’ll get my hands on: I’m not a big fan of Zaniolo. I love his enthusiasm, and the jostling he puts in him, but, as he starred in an old commercial with Ronaldo (the phenomenon): “Strength is nothing without control.” And for what I saw in the Giallorossi four years ago, Zaniolo wasn’t always “in control”. I’m worried about the (serious) injuries he’s had. You can see that he has a lot of potential but he also carries with him a legacy of bewilderment because his physical condition is always in balance. Juventus seem convinced to focus on the blue talent. He believes that, along with Chiesa and Di Maria, he can offer something extra, in terms of dribbling, great plays and the help that Allegri is looking for. Undoubtedly, if he were to wear the black and white outfit, it would be his big chance for Zaniolo to silence all the critics (I’ll take it too). Not that Roma is not a great club (as the fact that Mourinho stayed and that the Conference League won only a few weeks ago confirms), but it is clear that Juventus is another matter entirely. If Zaniolo were to do good for the old lady, his career would take a completely different direction. I’m still skeptical but I also want to try to trust him, just because he’s Italian and that, after a hard life, he gave the European Cup to Roma and Italian football (everyone who ignores the conference league is just envious).
If going to Juventus will definitely be his big chance for Zaniolo, then Belotti (wherever he goes) will be the last. We are talking about one of the best strikers in our national team, about someone who, until a few years ago, was worth 100 million, from someone who still has many years to go (born in 1993). However, the real rooster has been off the radar for a very long time. After his exploits in the 2016-2017 season (28 goals per season), difficult seasons came, also due to several injuries. After seven years at the bombshell, he’s ready to get back into the game elsewhere. He cannot be wrong, he must make the right decision. Honestly, I would have seen him well outside, maybe in Monaco (if we’re talking about that). A new tournament, new incentives, might be the right answer.
Whoever made the right decision is Quagliarella. On January 31st, he’ll blow out 40 candles but still feel he can lend a helping hand to Sampdoria. He has 181 goals in Serie A, 7 behind Del Piero. You can even do that, right? I think the example of Ibra (another immortal) is the assertion that in football today, if you train well and use your head correctly, you can play for a long time. So, long live immortals … Once upon a time this was the prerogative of goalkeepers and defenders, and today also attackers. For (net) midfielders, I see it more difficult…

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