Allegri: Juventus forward Dybala en route to joining Messi, Neymar and Ronaldo


It was Dybala's seventh goal in four matches for Juventus, including the Super Cup defeat to Lazio.

Next up for the Serie A champion is Tuesday's trip to Camp Nou in the opening game of their bid for Champions League glory, having lost in last season's final.

He said to ESPN: "Dybala is improving a great deal and has everything it takes to become, along with Neymar after Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi, one of the best players in the world".

The 23-year-old also set up Juve's second goal for Gonzalo Higuain after he came on as a second-half substitute and his performance earned glowing praise from coach Massimiliano Allegri. "His future is with Juventus and I am very happy with that".

Three days ahead of their trip to the Camp Nou Massimiliano Allegri tested his troops after the worldwide break which had deprived the champions of key players.

"Now the real season starts, with a month in which we have seven games, five in the league and two in the Champions League". "Until Dybala came on Juve had no more chances than us", said coach Rolando Maran.

Juventus shifted from their 4-2-3-1 formation to a 4-3-3 with Miralem Pjanic driving the midfield along with Stefano Sturaro and Blaise Matuidi, who got his first start.

"Defensively he reads the game well too: he makes interceptions and does a whole lot more".

"Douglas Costa still needs to grasp how Italian football works and get used to defenders doubling up on him".

- Higuain has scored all his 26 Serie A goals for Juventus from open play.

"It's a crucial tie in that it could end up determining who tops the group".

"Last season we played 57 competitive games, on top of internationals, so there are naturally some problems to consider", Marotta told Mediaset Premium.