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Cristiano Ronaldo Enjoys Sensational Return After Recovering From Covid-19 As He Scores Twice
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Cristiano Ronaldo Enjoys Sensational Return After Recovering From Covid-19 As He Scores Twice

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his return to the Juventus side on Sunday having contracted Covid-19 last month, scoring three minutes after coming on as a substitute before converting a penalty to lead Andrea Pirlo’s men to a 4-1 Serie A win at Spezia. The Serie A champions, pegged back at 1-1 when the 35-year-old entered the fray, scored three times in 20 minutes after his arrival as they went second in the table. Alvaro Morata and Adrien Rabiot were also on target as Pirlo’s side bounced back after drawing their previous three Serie A matches – not including the 3-0 walkover they were awarded against Napoli. Morata, who had three goals disallowed for offside in the 2-0 home defeat by Barcelona on Wednesday, gave Juventus the lead in the 14th minute when he swept home Weston McKen...
Juventus Report Losses Of 89.7m Euros
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Juventus Report Losses Of 89.7m Euros

  Club president Andrea Agnelli chaired the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting in Turin through video conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. And the nine-time reigning Serie A champions reported a deficit which included the 39.9m euro shortfall from the previous financial year. “The Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting approved the financial statements as of 30 June 2020, reporting a loss of 89.7 million euros (compared to a loss of 39.9 million euros in 2018/2019), which was covered by using the share premium reserve,” Juventus said in a statement. The Turin giants also announced a new organizational structure with Federico Cherubini taking over as a new football director. Juventus’ “new organizational structure envisages the concentration of the club’s activities in tw...
DOUGLAS COSTA REJOINS BAYERN MUNICH
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DOUGLAS COSTA REJOINS BAYERN MUNICH

Douglas Costa has re-joined Bayern Munich after agreeing to a season-long loan deal from Juventus. The 30-year-old winger spent two seasons at the Allianz Arena before moving to the Serie A champions in 2017. But now he has returned on loan to assist Hansi Flick’s side out wide as they aim for a ninth straight Bundesliga title. Upon completing his return to Munich, Costa said: ‘I’m very happy to be playing for FC Bayern again. I had a wonderful time in Munich with lots of successes and I’m sure we’ll win titles again.’
Juventus ‘Going All Out’ For In Demand Spurs Captain Harry Kane
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Juventus ‘Going All Out’ For In Demand Spurs Captain Harry Kane

Serie A Champions Juventus are reportedly going all out to complete the signing of ‘ in demand’ Tottenham Hotspurs’ captain Harrry Kane. The Turin based outfit views the England Interrnational as the ideal partner for Cristiano Ronaldo and also a suitable replacement for Gonzalo Higuian who turns 33 this year. Juventus are looking for a buyer for the veteran Argentine who is in his native country taking care of his ill mother and has refused to return to Turin – and with his contract up in another year, they intend to step up their pursue for Harry Kane , who appears open to a move this summer. Only recently, the Three Lions captain admitted he could be open to a move and would not stay at Spurs for the sake o it, if he feels they aren’t matching his ambition to win titles. ...
Juventus Move to Replace Sarri with Guardiola
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Juventus Move to Replace Sarri with Guardiola

Juventus will launch a bid to lure Pep Guardiola from Manchester City at the end of the season, according to the UK Sun. The Serie A champions only appointed Maurizio Sarri in the summer, but the Italian is already under pressure at the Allianz Stadium. Juve president, Andrea Agnelli, believes that Guardiola is the right man to take the club forward. Inter Milan, last weekend overtook Juve on the league table, following a 4-2 win over city rivals AC Milan. It came 24 hours after Sarri’s men suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Hellas Verona. Sarri is at risk of being the manager responsible for blowing a record ninth Serie A title in a row. Guardiola’s current deal sees him earn around £15m-a-year at City, but Juve have made it clear money “will not be an object”.
Juventus Head Coach Sarri Diagnosed With Pneumonia
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Juventus Head Coach Sarri Diagnosed With Pneumonia

After suffering from flu over the past week, the now Bianconeri boss has pneumonia, according to the club Article continues below Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown. The 60-year-old missed Juve's friendly win over Triestina on Saturday due to "the persistence" of flu, which he developed last week. He returned to the club's training base on Monday but was unable to oversee preparation work on the pitch due to his illness. The club conducted further examinations and Sarri has now begun a course of treatment. A statement released by the club on Monday read: "Maurizio Sarri, after having observed rest over the weekend, was at the JTC Continassa (Juve's ...
Man Utd Offered Two Juventus Players Plus Cash For Lukaku Transfer
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Man Utd Offered Two Juventus Players Plus Cash For Lukaku Transfer

Juventus are preparing a cash-plus-player bid for Romelu Lukaku in their attempt to outbid Inter Milan for the Manchester United striker. Inter were believed to be leading the race for wantaway star Lukaku but have been unable to agree a fee with United, who value the striker at £80million. The delay in agreeing terms has allowed Juve to step in and the Serie A champions are willing to do all that it takes to prise the wantaway Belgian star away from Old Trafford. According to The Sun , the Turin club are willing to play £10million in cash and also include strikers Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic in the deal. Dybala is reportedly open to making the switch to Old Trafford but only if the club offers him an improvement on the €7million-a-year deal he currently has with Juve....
Adrien Rabiot Arrives for Juventus Medical
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Adrien Rabiot Arrives for Juventus Medical

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot is to undergo a medical with Juventus on Monday ahead of signing a five-year deal with the Turin club. The 24-year-old has not featured for PSG in 2019, despite being fully fit and available, following a public spat with the ownership over contract talks last year. Despite coach Thomas Tuchel’s claims that his exclusion from the first team was not due to his contract situation, both parties’ stubbornness in talks over a new deal seems to have led to an impasse, resulting in the running down of the France international’s current contract. Rabiot was not short of suitors, having reportedly held preliminary discussions with a number of European clubs since January, but is set to finalise his move to the Serie A champions. Juventus sport...
Many Chelsea Fans Are Not ‘Devastated’ About Sarri’s Exit – Pat Nevin
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Many Chelsea Fans Are Not ‘Devastated’ About Sarri’s Exit – Pat Nevin

Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin felt Sarri was capable of building on his debut season, but accepts many fans will be indifferent about his departure. Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea to become manager of Serie A champions Juventus on a three-year deal. Sarri, who joined the Blues from Napoli in July 2018, led them to third in the Premier League and won the Europa League in his one season in charge. It is understood compensation in excess of £5m has been agreed between the two clubs for the 60-year-old. Sarri will replace fellow Italian Massimiliano Allegri, who left Juventus at the end of last season. "In talks we had following the Europa League final, Maurizio made it clear how strongly he desired to return to his native country, explaining that his reasons for wanting to r...
Massimiliano Allegri Speaks on Leaving Juventus after this Season
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Massimiliano Allegri Speaks on Leaving Juventus after this Season

Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri, on Saturday dismissed talk he was set to quit the Serie A champions. Allegri also hit back at the criticisms he received, following his side’s Champions League quarter-final exit at the hands of Ajax. “Sometimes I wonder if I hadn’t managed to bring home some trophies in these years, what would have happened? “Maybe they would have impaled me and burnt me at the stake,” the Italian coach told a press conference. Allegri, speaking ahead of his side’s Serie A trip to Roma on Sunday, said he was due to meet with club chairman, Andrea Agnelli, to discuss his plans for next season. “I have already told the chairman that I would like to stay, but now we need to talk. “I have had the new Juventus in mind for six months, but first I nee...
Ronaldo Makes Transfer Demand After Juventus’ Champions League Exit
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Ronaldo Makes Transfer Demand After Juventus’ Champions League Exit

Cristiano Ronaldo is demanding a major overhaul at Juventus, following Tuesday’s shock Champions League defeat against Ajax, Gazzetta dello Sport reports. Juventus claimed a 1-1 draw in Amsterdam and threw away a lead at home to lose 2-1. Ronaldo, who won three Champions League titles in succession with Real Madird and appeared in eight consecutive semi-finals, is furious with Juve’s capitulation and unhappy with the rigid tactics employed by manager Max Allegri. The 34-year-old arrived last summer in a €112million deal and was expected to guarantee the Serie A champions’ quest to win the trophy.
“La Liga More Competitive Than Ever” – Barcelona Star Lionel Messi
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“La Liga More Competitive Than Ever” – Barcelona Star Lionel Messi

Barcelona Star Lionel Messi has claimed that La Liga is now more competitive that ever following the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo stunned world football as he quit Real Madrid in the summer and signed for Serie A Champions Juventus in a £88m deal. After a poor start to life in life in italy including a Red card in the Champions League, Ronaldo has started showing his best. The Portuguese has six goals from his last seven appearances and recently scored against former club Manchester United and rivals AC Milan. Meanwhile in La Liga, Both Real Madrid and Barcelona are struggling to dominate the Spanish topflight. The lower rated club have stunned some many fans this season, including the 4-3 win by Real Betis against Barcelona at the Camp Nou. Barcelona are still ...
“Juventus One Of The Best Teams In Europe” – Romelu Lukaku
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“Juventus One Of The Best Teams In Europe” – Romelu Lukaku

Manchester United Striker Romelu Lukaku has spoken on his love for the Serie A and particularly record Champions Juventus. Lukaku scored twice earlier this week as Belgium defeated Switzerland 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League. That looked shocking due to his poor performance at club level for United. Lukaku's team have been under intense pressure this season and have already lost three matches in less than 10 matches. Now the Red Devils are keen to turn their form around after a stunning 3-2 comeback win over Newcastle. After the international break, United play against Chelsea before hosting Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo in the Champions League. Now Lukaku had admitted his love for Juventus and Italian football. "Juve have a great project in place a they just keep ...
Veteran Italian Footballer Claudio Marchisio Bids Emotional Farewell To Juventus After 25 Years With The Club
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Veteran Italian Footballer Claudio Marchisio Bids Emotional Farewell To Juventus After 25 Years With The Club

Veteran Italian midfielder Claudio Marchisio has announced he's leaving Serie A champions Juventus by mutual consent after 25 years at the club. The 32-year-old who was born and raised in Turin, made his professional debut in Serie B in 2006 and went on to play 389 times for Juventus. Following the confirmation of his departure, Marchisio posted an emotional goodbye to social media, alongside a picture of him playing as a child in Juventus kit. He wrote: 'I can't stop looking at this photograph and these stripes on which I wrote my life as a man and a footballer. 'I love this shirt to the point that, despite everything, I am convinced that the good of the team comes first. All the time.' 'Having had the opportunity to accompany him on this path, to discover a homegro...