JUVENTUS NEWS

Lazio’s Curva Nord will be closed for two games, after racist chanting against Sassuolo at the weekend.
Juventus’ record of 20 goals in the first seven Serie A games is their best return since 1959-60.
Antonio Careca believes Maurizio Sarri “is the right Coach to bring the title back to Napoli. It’s the best football in Italy, but what level in the world?”
President of the Referees’ Association Marcello Nicchi hit back at Juventus Coach Max Allegri’s VAR complaints.
The Mayor of earthquake-hit Amatrice has thanked “all of Italian football – except for Juventus and Inter, the only clubs to do nothing.”
Simone Zaza has found his form at Valencia, but is “upset” at being snubbed by Italy and regrets his West Ham move, said his father.
Director Igli Tare insists Lazio are “playing the best football in Italy” after a 6-1 victory over Sassuolo. “Stop saying we are a surprise.”
Former Juventus goalkeeper Alex Manninger said Gigi Buffon is “the best in the world, as he wrote the history books for our role.”
Arrigo Sacchi reveals he advised Milan to hire Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri and doesn’t understand their summer spending spree.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura believes the introduction of VAR has “solved a myriad of problems and removed a lot of controversy.”
Gonzalo Higuain has again been left out of the Argentina squad, but Paulo Dybala, Papu Gomez and Mauro Icardi make it.
Serie A is the second most competitive of Europe’s top five leagues after seven games of the season.
With Napoli sitting solo at the summit of Serie A, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 7’s action.
Simone Inzaghi rebuffs questions over whether he’s ready for a big club - “I’m already at a big club in Lazio”.
Juventus dropped their first two points of the season at Atalanta, allowing Napoli to go clear at the top of Serie A.
Max Allegri admits Juventus were afraid of losing their 2-2 draw with Atalanta, but thinks VAR “should only be used on objective situations.”
Gian Piero Gasperini was unconvinced by VAR decisions as Atalanta held Juventus and asked his comeback kings to “start taking the lead occasionally.”
Papu Gomez was “proud” of Atalanta for holding Juventus 2-2, but wanted Stephan Lichtsteiner sent off. “He smashed me in the face!”
Atalanta fought back from 2-0 down to end the 100 per cent Juventus record and Paulo Dybala saw a late penalty saved in the 2-2 thriller.
Papu Gomez warns Atalanta are particularly motivated against Juventus tonight and “the final minutes could be decisive.”