He introduces himself at the press conference at Coverciano Emerson Palmieri, fresh from the Champions League victory with Chelsea. “Jorginho and I are happy to have won the Champions League: since Tuesday, since we arrived here, we have changed our mentality. We want to win and be protagonists in the European Championship: it is a friendly, it is already an important match for us. It will be difficult but we must make it ours as in the last two years “.
How far are the Italian clubs from winning the Champions League? “Juventus have reached the final twice in recent years. I say that at Chelsea we made a good team, there is a lot of Tuchel in this: now we have created a mentality in recent years, to win, to be protagonists. We just have to continue to do what we know how to do “.
What is your goal for Italy? “We have to pedal to get to the end. We have to have this mentality, every race will have to be a final and only in this way will we be able to go all the way. This is our goal with Italy”.
Would you like to return to play in Italy? “I’m living a dream in competing in the European Championship. It has always been my goal to get here. Now I’m at this level but I’m not satisfied. I’m here, I want to give my best, win the European and then … From many months we talk about the transfer market, about my return to Italy. Now I don’t even want to think about it. Really, I don’t care: I live in the present, play the European Championship and do everything to win it “.