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Quagliarella and Juventus may have made peace

Striker Fabio Quagliarella has met with Juventus director Beppe Marotta and the recent feud between player and club may have ended.

There could be a truce in the war between Fabio Quagliarella and Juventus after a meeting between the player and director Beppe Marotta.

The World Cup winning marksman has slid down the pecking order in Turin and has struggled for first-team action this season.

With Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente on great form, Quagliarella has been battling Mirko Vucinic and Sebastian Giovinco for the role of reserve.

And the arrival of Pablo Daniel Osvaldo on loan from Southampton has further endangered Quagliarella's position.

Quagliarella came close to joining Lazio and was linked with West Ham and Cardiff City in January but has stayed put to fight for a place at Juventus.

However, he was dealt a big blow when he learned he wouldn't be part of Juve's Europa League squad, prompting his agent Beppe Bozzo to accuse the club of a lack of respect for his client.

The tensions seemed to escalate as Quagliarella trained alone, but the club insisted that was due to illness.

Tuttosport reports that Quagliarella will return to regular training today after meeting with Juventus director Marotta yesterday to discuss his future.

The paper believes that Marotta will also make contact with agent Bozzo to try and bury the hatchet and bring the striker back into the fold.

However, it is rumoured that Chinese side Guangzhou, who are coached by former Italy boss Marcello Lippi, are waiting to pounce should Quagliarella remain unsettled.

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