Leonardo Bonucci, who finished his 13-year journey with Juventus, explained the reason for his transfer.
Italian media ‘Sport Media Set’ quoted Bonucci on the 14th (Korean time), “In fact, at the end of May, I spoke about the possibility of becoming a 5th/6th option in the defense for young players.”
“On July 13, Giuntoli came to my house and told me that I could no longer be part of the Juventus squad and that my presence on the pitch would hinder the team’s growth. “This was the humiliation I suffered after playing more than 500 games for Juventus.”
On the 1st (Korean time), Union Berlin posted on the club’s website, ‘FC Union Berlin signed Leonardo Bonucci. Bonucci, 36, has joined Union from Italian record champions Juventus,’ it was made official.
Bonucci is a legend who played for Juventus for 13 years. He is also the captain of the Italian national team and is a player who is very good at distributing the ball. Although his simple manipulative skills are much lower than other legends, he is a player whose evaluation has risen a lot due to his ability to build up from the back. He has great long passing accuracy and also enjoys forward passes, which often catch opponents off guard.
In the first season of Juventus before moving to AC Milan, he was the key defender for coaches Conte and Allegri and showed the iron back three of Barzagli, Chiellini, and Bonucci. In the 2016/17 season, which was his final season with Juventus, he almost achieved a treble but lost to Real Madrid in the Champions League.
He then moved to AC Milan due to a disagreement with coach Allegri, and although he performed poorly at the beginning of the season, he showed good performance from the middle of the season and returned to Juventus, recording 1 goal and 2 assists in 51 games. He showed a sluggish performance in the 2018/19 season, the season following his transfer, but bounced 온라인바카라back in the 2019/20 season and showed his best form.
However, as he got older and turned 36, his starting position disappeared in the 2022/23 season as the three back line of Bremer, Danilo, and Gatti showed good chemistry. Last May, he announced that he would retire from football at the end of next season, but there was no room for Bonucci.
Italian media ‘Calcio Mercato’ reported on August 11 (Korean time), ‘Bonucci’s journey at Juventus is over. ‘His wish is to end his career in a Juventus shirt, but farewell seems to be the most likely route at the moment,’ it was reported.Bonucci said: “I would like to thank the many players from Juventus and other clubs, including current players, for their solidarity. “Everyone sympathized with the club’s rude behavior,” he said, expressing gratitude to the players.