Zakaria: Choosing Juventus was a no-brainer

Date:3rd February 2022 at 8:00pm
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One of Juventus‘ January additions, Denis Zakaria, believes that joining the Bianconeri in January was as simple a decision as they come.

The Swiss midfielder, 25, joined Juventus from Borussia Monchengladbach in a €5 million deal in order to add beef to the centre of the Bianconeri’s midfield following the exit of Rodrigo Bentancur.

“I’m a real battler in midfield,” Zakaria told Tuttosport. “When Juventus come in for you it’s something you don’t even have to think about, so I grasped the occasion immediately.

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“My father is a Juventus fan, so I know loads about this club. I’m going to do my best and try as hard as possible to help the team. I knew I would leave Borussia, but I wasn’t expecting it to be in the middle of the season”.

Zakaria played 16 times in the Bundesliga this season, scoring twice, and will now be available for Sunday night’s Serie A game in which Juventus host Hellas Verona at the Allianz Stadium in a 20:45 kick-off.

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