Mirko Vucinic is a doubt for the Sampdoria game as the Juventus man continues to struggle with an ankle problem.
The Montenegrin international is having issues with his Achilles tendon and may not be risked at the Juventus Stadium.
Boss Antonio Conte could thus opt for a front-two of Sebastian Giovinco and Alessandro Matri.
The latter scored twice in the club’s last game of 2012, a 3-1 win against Cagliari played at Parma’s Stadio Tardini.
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