JUVENTUS NEWS

Gonzalo Higuain warned Juventus “must be wary” of the strong start Sampdoria tend to have on home turf.
See all the official line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Juventus, SPAL-Fiorentina and Benevento-Sassuolo.
Juventus make massive changes as they visit a Sampdoria side with a perfect Serie A home record this season.
Sampdoria’s Karol Linetty says his side will be out to beat Juventus ‘at any cost’ this afternoon.
Claudio Ranieri admits he “would have to think about it” if he was offered the Italy job. “It doesn’t only depend on me, as I have a contract with Nantes.”
Nantes Coach Claudio Ranieri has reportedly been approached for the Italy job after Carlo Ancelotti, Roberto Mancini and Max Allegri ruled themselves out.
Max Allegri has ruled himself out of the running for the Italy job and urged Juventus to “take it one game at a time” against Sampdoria and Barcelona.
A poll of Football Italia readers reveals close to 70 per cent of people think Carlo Ancelotti should be the new Italy CT.
Juan Cuadrado is in the Juventus squad travelling to face Sampdoria, but Gigi Buffon and Andrea Barzagli will not start, confirmed Max Allegri.
Marco Giampaolo warned Sampdoria must “go for it” against Juventus, as “football is not an abstract concept or a mathematical calculation.”
Marko Pjaca finally makes his Juventus comeback after eight months today, featuring for the youth team against Milan.
There are reports Juventus boss Max Allegri could quit the Italian Coaches’ Association in protest over Renzo Ulivieri’s defence of Carlo Tavecchio.
Fabio Quagliarella believes Sampdoria was “in my destiny,” but looks back over his career at Napoli, Juventus, the stalker nightmare and having Jose Mourinho as a fan.
Federico Chiesa has officially extended his contract with Fiorentina to June 2022, despite interest from Juventus, Napoli, PSG and Chelsea.
Juventus have reportedly approached Khephren Thuram, the 16-year-old son of their former defender Lilian, from the Monaco youth team.
Dries Mertens expressed his love for Napoli and the fans, said Coach Maurizio Sarri “taught me football” and can’t wait for the Scudetto.
Juventus defender Medhi Benatia assure’s he’s fit and available for a “difficult” game with Sampdoria on Sunday.
After Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years, Serie A returns to brighten the post-apocalyptic gloom.
Gianluigi Buffon could break a further two Serie A records before his planned retirement at the end of the season.
If Juventus beat Sampdoria on Sunday, it will be Massimiliano Allegri’s 300th victory as a Coach.