Last season Champions League finalist, Juventus has suffered another massive injury blow to Juan Cuadrado as their Champions League Round of 16 clashes with Tottenham draws nearer. The midfielder is set to join a long list of first-team players on their treatment table.
Super talent, Paulo Dybala is suffering from a persistent thigh problem and with the Colombian set to be missing now, Spurs will be delighted with their chances.
The first leg of the Round of 16 ties will be played on February 13th in Turin, and Mauricio Pochettino’s will be hopeful of taking at least a point back to England.
The North Londoners will not be considered favourite in this encounter due to Juventus admirable history in this competition. However, the Old ladies will be very cautious as Spurs topped their group that comprised of Champions, Real Madrid and German giant, Borussia Dortmund.
According to reports from Calcio Mercato, the former Chelsea midfielder is expected to undergo a surgery to cure the enduring muscular problem.
The 29-year-old adds energy, pace and drive to Juventus’s game and his potential absence in the two encounters might be a thing of delight for Spurs.