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Pre Juventus - BATE Conference With The Golden One

Pavel Nedved was the protagonist of the press conference on the eve of the match together with Claudio Ranieri. The journalists asked about the possibility of seeing Nedved at the centre of the midfield beside Marchisio since Sissoko is suspended and Zanetti has just recovered from a long injury:

"It is very important for us that Pavel knows how to sacrifice himself for the team. He does it each time he plays in his role and did so very well when playing as central midfielder".

Nedved, who was seated by his side was asked about the possibility of how the role of central midfielder could lengthen his career:

"In my opinion, in football one has to run everywhere, I don’t know how as central midfielder I could play for more years, what I know is that for me it is important to sacrifice myself for the team and be available for the coach whenever he needs me".

Nedved chased away the thoughts about Milan, at the moment only Bate exists: "The Champions League must be played with great concentration, otherwise you risk making a fool of yourself"

Is it easier to reach the goal compared to the league? "I wish it were! Nothing is easy, neither the championship nor the Champions League. You play badly once and you’re out. We want to get to the end and so we must not make mistakes".

A difficult group overcome in great style and against Bate the team will be playing for the first place:

"This group, which was far from easy – concluded Nedved – contributed to make us more aware of ourselves and made us stronger, even on the inside".