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Juventus director Beppe Marotta praised Max Allegri’s man-management, but warned “there are few players out there worthy of this shirt.”
Medhi Benatia insists “the main objective is a sixth consecutive Scudetto” as Juventus welcome Genoa this evening.
On this day 14 years ago, Milan came close to throwing away their Champions League quarter-final, only to win it in dramatic fashion.
Max Allegri respects Monaco in the Champions League semi-final, but warns Juventus that “the Scudetto is going to be decided” against Genoa.
English papers claim Manchester City are prepared to pay over £50m (around €60m) for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci.
Monaco man Andrea Raggi warns they have “unfinished business” with Juventus and Kylian Mbappé “can score two” past their BBC defence.
Dino Zoff warns Juventus might not manage the Treble – because Lazio could beat them in the Coppa Italia Final. “It can’t be taken for granted.”
Didier Deschamps notes Juventus “were built to win the Champions League,” but semi-finalists Monaco lack experience, even with “incredible” Kylian Mbappé.
Stephan Lichtsteiner admits Juventus were “glad we didn’t get Real Madrid” but “Monaco are a very dangerous team”.
Monaco Coach Leandro Jardim says “defensively Juventus are the best team in Europe” after drawing them in the Champions League.
Monaco President Vadim Vasilyev calls Juventus “a tough opponent” but “we’re stronger than two years ago”.
Monaco ambassador Ludovic Giuly is “content” with the Champions League draw but acknowledges Juventus are “tactically very strong”.
Juventus vice-President Pavel Nedved confirms there “shouldn’t be any problems” for Max Allegri’s renewal.
Juventus Vice-President Pavel Nedved insists his side are ready to face Monaco with 'our maximum potential'.
Former Juventus midfielder Alessio Tacchinardi insists the semi-final fixture with AS Monaco is a ‘super draw’ for the Bianconeri.
Juventus have pulled out AS Monaco in the draw for the semi-finals of the Champions League.
This morning, Juventus will find out their opponents for the semi-finals of the Champions League, each with their own strengths and weaknesses.
Former Inter assistant manager Nando Orsi claims this Juventus “is better” than Jose Mourinho’s Treble-winning Nerazzurri.
Leonardo Bonucci believes Juventus “have a good chance of winning the Champions League and the Treble. Now it’s all about the mentality.”
Claudio Ranieri would return to work in Italy, “but as a Roma fan, it couldn’t be for Lazio” and tips Real Madrid for the Champions League.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta doesn’t see “disagreements” which would lead to Max Allegri leaving.
Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero believes his former side “are built to win the Champions League”.
Dani Alves admitted to a “bittersweet feeling” after Juventus knocked his former club Barcelona out of the Champions League.
Gigi Buffon “honestly didn’t believe” he’d keep a clean sheet away to Barcelona, but Juventus have “evolved to become more European.”
Giorgio Chiellini ran the defensive masterclass at Camp Nou, as Tom Scholes rates the Juventus squad.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confessed Juventus “played better over the two legs and can win the Champions League this season.”
Luis Enrique said Barcelona “lacked sharpness,” but doesn’t see Juventus as Champions League favourites now.
Max Allegri warned “only a great Juventus could’ve qualified” against Barcelona, but “we have to improve and not just maintain current form.”
Leonardo Bonucci insists they proved themselves after eliminating Barcelona and “every opponent must worry about Juventus now.”
Paulo Dybala confessed “keeping a clean sheet over two legs against Barcelona isn’t easy,” but Juventus have no preference for the semi-final.
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