Former Juventus coach Ciro Ferrara believes that veteran duo Andrea Pirlo and Gianluigi Buffon can guide his old side to the Champions League final.
The Bianconeri are just a step into the last four, having beaten Monaco 1-0 in the first leg of their quarter-final clash courtesy of an Arturo Vidal penalty.
And the 48-year-old believes the quality of two of their veteran italy internationals can get them to the Berlin showpiece on June 6.
“We are talking about two phenomena,” he said of the duo to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
“They have made history in world football, not just in Italy. In their case, age does not matter. They are champions who have been lucky enough not to have serious injuries and have shown their value for almost 20 years.
“Why can’t they reach the final? I’m optimistic by nature but the path is very long, starting with the return clash in Monaco.
“From an Italian perspective I hope they can. Objectively it’s very difficult but not impossible. Now they’re all games that can be decided with one moment.
“Gigi and Andrea have unique experience.”
Juve take their 1-0 aggregate lead to Stade Louis II on Tuesday, with kick-off scheduled for 20:45CET.
Got a news tip/information for us? Email: email@example.com
Follow us on twitter @thesheetng
BBM Channel: C0042057A
Like us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com / The Sheet
Copyright 2015 TheSheet. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.thesheet.ng as the source.