Osvaldo: I want to stay at Juventus

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Pablo Daniel Osvaldo wants to remain at Juventus when his loan deal expires in the summer, but he knows he may not have done enough.

At the end of the season Pablo Daniel Osvaldo will have to return to Southampton unless he can persuade Juventus to keep him permanently.

The Italian international left Southampton on loan to Juventus for the rest of the season in January after assaulting teammate Jose Fonte in training.

It seems pretty clear that Osvaldo doesn't have a future at Southampton but he remains under contract there until 2017.

If the ex-Roma marksman doesn't feature in Juventus' long-term plans then he faces a nervous summer of waiting for a new club to come forward.

Osvaldo hasn't exactly set Serie A alight in this loan spell and the player admitted that while he hopes he will remain at Juventus, he can't be sure he has done enough.

"At the moment I don't know if I will stay at Juventus, but I hope so," he told Tiki Taka.

"I agree that I haven't been at my best during my spell at Juventus. But I still believe in being part of Italy's World Cup squad. I've been involved a lot in the build-up to Brazil and I want to be there so much."

Juventus secured the title when Roma unexpectedly lost to Catania and the Old Lady celebrated with a 1-0 win over Atalanta to move to 96 points and keep their bid for 100 points alive.

"We celebrated because we won the Scudetto with three games left, but now we are a bit tired!" Osvaldo admitted.

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