Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has said that the club have shown a lot of resilience and strength to level on points with AC Milan during the Christmas break.
Juventus have been underperforming in the last few years, but it was mostly due to the rebuilding that was going on after the relegation to the second division. Now, Juventus are challenging for the title along with AC Milan, while Inter Milan are further behind.
Italian international Giorgio Chiellini has stated is desire to stay at Juventus despite interest from Manchester United. Chiellini joined Juventus in the summer of 2005 and has since developed into an absolute key player at the Vechia Signora. He has made well over 100 league appearances for Juventus so far. Additionally, he has been capped at senior level for Italy.
According to Italian daily Corriere dello Sport, Manchester United and Manchester City are interested in signing highly-rated Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini .
The 25 year-old is in his fifth year at the Turin club and is seen as a reliable and solid presence at the heart of the Juventus defence. Although Chiellini's contract expires in 2013, his agent, Davide Lippi (son of Italy coach Marcello) is trying to negotiate an extension which would include an improved salary.