Fabio Quagliarella says he is ‘perfectly relaxed’ about his future at Juventus following Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Inter Milan.
The former Napoli and Sampdoria striker has frequently been linked with a move away from Turin due to a lack of first team opportunities and a reportedly strained relationship with coach Antonio Conte.
But after his goal in the Derby d’Italia on Saturday, the 30-year-old said he and his fellow attackers are happy to wait for their chances.
“The coach has been rotating the strikers for two years now, so we’re all perfectly relaxed about it,” he said after the match.
“Nobody moans when they’re not involved. The most important thing is to ensure you’re ready when your time comes to play.”
Quagliarella was delighted with his opener against Inter, and paid tribute to those who missed out so he could play.
“I’d put the goal down to instinct,” he said.
“I stopped, saw that I was free and kicked the ball towards goal. I’m very happy because it’s always good to find the breakthrough in a game against a great team.
“I hugged (substitute Nicolas) Anelka because he asked me to do so in the dressing room. It’s also nice to remember those who are on the bench in spite of all the work done during the week.”