Australian A-League

Emerton urges patience with Del Piero

September 7, 2012
By ESPN staff

Sydney FC midfielder Brett Emerton has urged the A-League club's fans not to expect too much too soon from star signing Alessandro Del Piero.

The former Juventus forward and Italian World Cup winner played for almost two decades in Serie A and his decision to move to Sydney made headlines around the world.

And Emerton, who returned to Australia from Blackburn Rovers after more than 10 years in Europe, warned it will not be easy for Del Piero, 37, to adapt to the ...

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