Argentina striker Paulo Dybala returned to action on the pitch after being sidelined by coach Andrea Pirlo. The former Palermo player looks so excited.
In fact, Dybala was one of Juventus’ mainstays on the front lines last season. The 26-year-old has scored 17 goals and 14 assists from 46 appearances in all competitions.
In other words, Dybala is indeed worthy enough to be a mainstay of Juventus again in this 2020/21 season. But unfortunately, the player’s condition made it impossible for him to play in a few games earlier this season.
Since a few days ago, he has indeed been declared recovered, but manager Andrea Pirlo still did not play Dybala in the match against Crotone last weekend.
Dybala was upset with the manager’s new decision, but Pirlo didn’t seem to care. In fact, he did not even play the player as a starter in the Champions League match against Dynamo Kiev.
Fortunately, at the start of the second half Pirlo gave Dybala the opportunity to play until the end. He helped Juventus to win 2-0 at the Croatian club headquarters.
After the match, Dybala also looked excited, this could be seen from his uploads on Instagram.
“Great start at UCL! Great to be back!” Dybala wrote in a photo upload of himself wearing Juventus’ third uniform on Instagram social media.
Meanwhile, in a separate interview, Pirlo previously said that Dybala was upset because he was not involved in the match against Crotone.
Dybala feels impatient to play again after being sidelined for three months due to an intestinal problem.
“I spoke to him yesterday. I spoke to him like I did with other players,” Pirlo said as quoted by the Italian Football.
“He was upset that he didn’t play on Saturday but he came back from three months of inactivity and three days in a room in Argentina to be treated for an intestinal virus,” he concluded.
With the player’s condition already fit, it is likely that Dybala will play in the match against Verona this weekend.