JUVENTUS NEWS

This is the top of the table showdown, as Juventus start Carlos Tevez and Andrea Pirlo against Roma’s Francesco Totti and Gervinho.
Andrea Barzagli will be out for at least another month after the Juventus defender saw a specialist.
Arsenal will reportedly request Sebastian Giovinco as part of a deal taking Lukas Podolski to Juventus in January.
Jonathan Zebina has become a fine art expert after retirement and describes Juventus-Roma as a football masterpiece.
Argentina Coach Gerardo Martino said he “will probably call” Carlos Tevez if he continues his Juventus form.
Dino Zoff believes Roma legend Francesco Totti is “the most complete Number 10 in Italian football.”
Graziano Pellé is called up and Mario Balotelli dropped for Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Malta.
Andrea Pirlo, Alvaro Morata and Martin Caceres are available for Juventus in tomorrow’s title clash with Roma.
Leonardo Bonucci shrugs off superstition to declare “it’s just Juventus and Roma for the Scudetto. Gervinho is their key player.”
Arturo Vidal “can’t believe” Juventus lost to Atletico Madrid and is glad to face Francesco Totti, who “was a champion when I was a child.”
Gervinho revealed “in my heart I still play barefoot,” why Roma remind him of Africa, racing Usain Bolt and the trouble with Arsenal.
Morgan De Sanctis, Daniele De Rossi, Leandro Castan and Davide Astori are still out for Roma’s trip to Juventus.
Rudi Garcia urged Roma to “enjoy” their title battle with Juventus and make it “an advert for Italian football.”
Max Allegri feels Juventus and Roma are “on a par” going into tomorrow’s Scudetto showdown and has doubts, but no regrets.
LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena confirmed the MLS club is “interested” in Juventus star Andrea Pirlo.
Inter and Juventus are preparing a January bidding war for Lukas Podolski after he hinted at an Arsenal exit.
Morgan De Sanctis is highly unlikely to feature in tomorrow’s Juventus-Roma, as he was absent from training today.
Carlos Tevez believes Juventus are “still favourites” against Roma, but he actually prefers Max Allegri to Antonio Conte.
Miralem Pjanic looks forward to Juventus and admits he “didn’t want to come to Roma, but I did the right thing.”
Leonardo Bonucci warned Mario Balotelli “must learn to be part of a group” if the Liverpool striker wants an Italy recall.