The Juventus defender is well aware of the danger that Interstar will face in their Euro 2020 quarter-final clash.
According to Giorgio Chiellini, there is “a lot of respect” in Italy for Romulo Lukaku, who says Azori was persuaded to take a tough stand against the Belgian striker.
Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena will host a heavyweight Euro 2020 match between Italy and Belgium on Friday night, where both teams will defend their 100% record.
Lukaku has played a key role in the Red Devils’ race for the last eight years, and Chileni is well aware of the danger that the forward will pose a threat to him when he was sacked from his first Serie A crown in 11 years last season. Was seen happening.
What has been said?
However, Chileni, who has just become a free agent following the end of his contract with Juventus, has warned that Lukaku is not the only player in Belgium’s ranks with whom Italy will have to remain silent to establish a semi-final tie. Spain or Switzerland.
“For the extraordinary season of Intra, we all have great respect for Lukaku,” the 36-year-old told a pre-match press conference. “Keeping Belgium to Lukaku is offensive to his teammates, they are all really good players.
“We’ll get it ready as usual. Both Romlo and I will sleep well tonight.”
Italy and Belgium travel to Euro 2020 so far
Italy were drawn in Group A at the European Championships this summer, along with Turkey, Switzerland and Wales, all of which proved to be mild opponents by Roberto Mancini.
Azori beat both Turkey and Switzerland 3-0 to advance to the round of 16 before competing in the pool campaign with a 1-0 victory over Wales.
Mansini’s men were awarded a tie in the first knockout stage against Austria, who won 2-1 after extra time thanks to goals from Federico Chesia and Matteo Pesina.
Belgium, meanwhile, reached the last 16 after finishing top in Group B, opening with a 3-0 victory over Russia before beating Denmark 2-1 and Finland 2-0.
Roberto Martنیnez’s side then faced off against 2016 winners Portugal and improved their Cristiano Ronaldo-led outfit thanks to a powerful strike from Thorgen Hazard.
Chileni about his future
After completing his duties with Italy in the Euros, Chileni is focusing on where he will play his club football next season.
He has spent the last 16 years of his career in Torino at this great center, and it has been revealed that Juventus are planning to re-sign for another year.
Chileni is currently technically out of the club at the moment, but he has compared his situation to that of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi. Argentina also expects him to adhere to the latest terms with his current employers despite being a free agent. Will be.
“Am I out of contract like Macy’s? We’re going left-handed too!” He said that when his future was quizzed. “The dynamics of a strange year … I don’t think about it, I’m calm.”