Tiago Djalo back in training but Juventus debut not imminent

Tiago Djalo of Juventus Fc  during warm up before the Serie...
Tiago Djalo of Juventus Fc during warm up before the Serie... / Marco Canoniero/GettyImages

Tiago Djalo, the exciting young defender from Portugal, has Juventus fans wondering when they'll see him on the pitch. Djalo signed with the Italian giants in January, but after his serious knee injury at Lille, the club is playing it safe with his return.

The 23-year-old's injury sidelined him for nearly a year, and Allegri isn't going to gamble with his fitness. Juventus has depth at the back, so there's no burning need to rush Djalo into action.

However, there's good news: according to Tuttomercatoweb, Djalo has returned to training. This signals progress, and Allegri can start focusing on a careful return, slowly getting the Portuguese star back into match shape through training and potential late-game appearances.

There's a chance Djalo sees action before the season wraps up, especially if he excels in training. But with veteran stars like Federico Gatti, Danilo, and Bremer leading the backline, consistent starts may be a goal for next season.

The club didn't sign Djalo for a short-term fix; they envision him as a cornerstone of their defense for years to come.

For now, fans – and Djalo himself – will have to exercise patience. Knee injuries have derailed countless promising careers, and the last thing anyone wants is a setback.

But the talent is clearly there, and once he's hitting his stride again, we could see something special from Tiago Djalo in the famous black and white stripes.