Dybala hopes for long Juve career

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Juventus' dynamic young forward Paulo Dybala reveals he wants to emulate the achievements of club greats Alessandro Del Piero and Gigi Buffon.

Dybala's partnership with Paul Pogba is hailed as one of the finest attacking combinations in Europe at the moment. So much so that both young players are regularly linked to moves away from the Serie A champions.

However, talking to Tuttosport, the 22-year old Argentinean revealed his desire to remain at La Vecchia Signora and become an icon for the club.

"Could I become like Alessandro Del Piero and Gigi Buffon? Yes, I can picture that. Their story fascinates me: 20 years with the same shirt makes you a monument," he said.

"I cannot promise it, because this is not only up to me, but it would be wonderful to win what they've won and stay at Juventus forever.

"The worst moment was the elimination to Bayern Munich. It still hurts now. I was watching at home due to my injury and couldn't even be there to gain experience. Logically, I thought we'd done it until we conceded at the last minute. We were so close.

"Claudio Marchisio is my most important teammate, as he was close to me from the first day. Buffon, Patrice Evra and the other veterans are the wisest, as they have a more mature way of facing the locker room atmosphere.

"They teach us to joke at the right moments and to work when we need to work. I have no idols now, but my Bianconeri teammates are reference points for me.

"As an opponent I felt the fear of stepping into the Juventus Stadium and it's difficult to concentrate with the crowd so close to the pitch. No other stadium in Italy has the same atmosphere and effect on the opposition.

"Now that I am at Juve, I see the rivalry, especially on social networks. Italy is divided in two groups: half of them support Juventus, the other half hate them.

"I would like to wear the 10, but it is occupied. I hope it will remain occupied for a long time. I don't know if Pogba will stay, as that is his choice."