JUVENTUS NEWS

Modibo Diakitè has still not reached a contract agreement with Lazio, fuelling reports of a Juventus bid. “Anyone who wants the player must talk to the club,” said his agent.
Parma have expressed their irritation after contentious decisions in their 2-0 defeat to Juventus last night.
Juventus have denied making an audacious bid for Barcelona star David Villa, though Oscar Cardozo is an option if Fernando Llorente can’t escape Athletic Bilbao.
Juventus could be without summer signing Lucio for much of the season after he was diagnosed with “a complete tear” of his ankle ligament.
Roberto Donadoni was disappointed with Parma’s performance at the Juventus Stadium. “We were too timid.”
Stand-in Coach Massimo Carrera assures he “did not need” Antonio Conte’s advice to deal with Juventus-Parma.
Juventus started the season with a controversial 2-0 win over Parma, as Arturo Vidal’s penalty was saved and Andrea Pirlo’s goal might not have been over the line.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta hit back at Zdenek Zeman and Walter Mazzarri, then revealed “there aren’t many easily available players.”
Juventus begin the defence of their Scudetto the way last term started, by facing Parma in Turin with Sebastian Giovinco upfront.
Walter Mazzarri brushed off new Juventus controversy to focus on a decimated Napoli’s difficult trip to Palermo. “I haven’t got time for Massimo Carrera.”
Alessandro Del Piero was not invited to the Juventus Stadium today, but his agent reveals “he has not chosen his next club yet.”
Andrea Pirlo slammed “loser” Walter Mazzarri, called Zdenek Zeman “strange” and pledged to get a Mario Balotelli haircut if Juventus won the Champions League.
Spanish media claim Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente has made up his mind that Juventus is his preferred destination.
Manolo Gabbiadini has completed his transfer to the Stadio Dall’Ara via Juventus. “Other teams wanted me, but I preferred Bologna.”
Roberto Donadoni is without Amauri for tonight’s Juventus encounter, but hopes Parma can step it up for “the atmosphere of the big occasion.”
Lucio is out of Saturday’s Juventus-Parma clash, but Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Pirlo make their comebacks.
Amauri and Raffaele Palladino will not be able to face former club Juventus, as they are out of Parma’s squad travelling to Turin.
Massimo Carrera hopes to maintain his 100 per cent record when filling in for Antonio Conte as Juventus take on Parma, but aimed another sideswipe at Walter Mazzarri.
Serie B side Lanciano have claimed that they will sign Nicola Leali – but only after Juventus’ Week 1 game against Parma.
Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko has risen to the top of Juventus’ transfer wish-list as their search for a striker continues.