"He can be even better" - Allegri praises 24-year-old Juventus star

Juventus FC v SS Lazio: Semi-final - Coppa Italia
Juventus FC v SS Lazio: Semi-final - Coppa Italia / Francesco Scaccianoce/GettyImages

Juventus' exciting young wingback, the 24-year-old Italian Andrea Cambiaso, has made a meteoric rise in his debut season with the club. Manager Massimiliano Allegri, clearly impressed, sees even greater potential in the versatile player. Fans and football analysts alike are taking notice of Cambiaso's tactical intelligence and skill on both sides of the pitch.

After Juventus' recent win over Lazio, Allegri highlighted Cambiaso's potential for improvement (via Calciomercato):

"Andrea has room for important improvements, technically, he is very good. He played an important and good second half like the whole team."

Andrea Cambiaso
Andrea Cambiaso / Jonathan Moscrop/GettyImages

Cambiaso's adaptability to Juventus' 3-5-2 formation has been crucial to his success.Creating space for dangerous attacking players like Federico Chiesa, he offers a dynamic element on both the right and left wings. Notably, early in the 2023-24 season, Cambiaso even climbed the pecking order ahead of more established players Filip Kostić and Samuel Iling-Junior.

The young Italian's numbers back up his impact. According to Transfermarkt, he's recorded 30 appearances across competitions, with 3 goals and 5 assists. This consistency has made him a regular in Allegri's starting eleven.

Allegri has shown trust in Cambiaso from the beginning, giving him plenty of chances to shine. His defensive tenacity, willingness to work, and knack for creating scoring opportunities have made him a favourite among Juventus supporters. His performances haven't gone unnoticed by the Italian national team either – many predict a senior team call-up in the near future.

At just 24, Cambiaso's potential for even more growth is enormous. With his tactical understanding, technical skills, and adaptability, he's an incredible asset for Juventus both now and in the future. Cambiaso's future within the club looks bright as he continues his development under Allegri's watchful eye.

Cambiaso's journey from a loan stint with Bologna to a starting role at one of Italy's most historic clubs shows just how far dedication and ability can take a young player. His rise is surely a source of inspiration for aspiring footballers throughout the country, and as he continues to shine, the football world eagerly awaits what this promising young talent will achieve next.