“They had a fabulous youth sector and they have created a base to get great players at their economic level.
“Now they have a very good squad, even if they are not at the level of Inter and Juve, and he has succeeded in keeping them together.
“He does not have the possibility of buying [someone like] Achraf Hakimi but he keeps them there.”
Juric has been influenced by Gasperini and he implements a three-man defence like his mentor but he cannot see the Gialloblu reaching La Dea’s heights.
“We at Verona are far away,” he said. “I see it as very difficult but not only for us.
“Also for Sassuolo, who are more advanced than us, and for Torino and the others.”