Chiellini expects to play in Euros

May 23, 2012
By Associated Press

COVERCIANO, Italy -- Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini says he will recover from a thigh injury in time to play in the European Championship next month.

Chiellini was hurt in Juventus' last Serie A game of the season but was selected by Italy coach Cesare Prandelli for the Euro 2012 preliminary squad.

Chiellini, who has started running again, said on Wednesday: "I hope and believe I can do it. I'm calm and there's ...

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