Chiellini dreams of Euro glory

01 January 2018 12:50:49 EST

Juventus stalwart Giorgio Chiellini says his side will focus on their day-to-day business, although the Champions League remains a massive target.

Juve begin 2018 in second place in Serie A, having been crowned Italian champions in each of the last six seasons.

For the fans it's a dream, but for us it's a realistic goal that can be achieved.

Giorgio Chiellini

And, while claiming another Scudetto is important, Italy central defender Chiellini accepts that becoming European champions for the first time in more than two decades is also a major goal.

He told the club's official website: "It is normal for the Champions League to be part of our goals, it's our ambition.

"But we are always focused on every training session and the weekly league matches, because in the Champions League you only play a few games. We have to set a good foundation in our everyday life.

"Is it a dream or an obsession? It's a target. For the fans it's a dream, but for us it's a realistic goal that can be achieved."

Juve have lost in the Champions League final on no fewer than five occasions since claiming the title for the second time in 1996, being beaten by Barcelona and Real Madrid in 2015 and 2017 respectively.

La Vecchia Signora can be backed at 12121/1 to win the Champions League this season, with Barca priced at 12121/1 and Bayern Munich available at 12121/1.

Juve have been drawn to face Tottenham Hotspur in the last-16 of the competition, having finished in second place behind Barca in Group D.

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