The Argentinian's future at Manchester City is in serious doubt after he refused to come off the substitutes bench during their Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday, leading to a two-week suspension for the striker.
Despite Tevez's apparent restlessness, Zola believes that he is just what Juve need to land their first Serie A title since 2003.
"I like the way [head coach Antonio] Conte is trying to get Juventus to play. He is a tough and straightforward guy, and so is Tevez," Zola told Tuttosport.
"The team that buys Tevez is doing a good piece of business. Someone like him can make a difference in a balanced league like the Italian. If someone can make a team champions, it is Tevez."
Juventus, who are currently top of Serie A, take on A.C. Milan on Sunday.