Over the past two-and-a-half seasons, Juventus have been completely transformed. The Bianconeri have become unrecognisable as the dysfunctional, fatally flawed side of the past which limped to consecutive seventh-place finishes has faded from memory. Under the guidance of newly installed President Andrea Agnelli, the grand Old Lady of Italian football has been restored to her former glory to sit atop Serie A.
From that lofty perch, she has proven unbeatable, first going an entire season undefeated and now breaking longstanding records with increasing regularity. Yet, for all the success the Turin giants have enjoyed over this dominant period, their European campaigns are viewed with utter disappointment.
Even with a quarter-final appearance in the Champions League last season, the club has been portrayed as failing on the continental front. There are numerous opinions on what changes must be made in order for La Madama to once again be viewed as a member of the European elite.
The following pages include a different take, analysing how Juventus measure up against those super clubs that seem to regularly dominate the latter stages of the competition.