Davide Astori said Fiorentina’s showdown with Juventus this evening “needs no introduction. The fans let us understand what it means.”
Leonardo Bonucci sniped that “for Fiorentina it’s the game of the year, but for Juventus it’s the same as any other match.”
Juventus go with three at the back for their grudge match with Fiorentina, as Juan Cuadrado starts in his old hunting ground.
Join us for the build-up and action from tonight’s bitter grudge match between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Simone Zaza has officially signed for Valencia, on loan with option to buy from Juventus for a reported total €18m.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from all today’s Serie A games, including Cagliari-Genoa, Napoli-Pescara, Lazio-Atalanta, Udinese-Roma and Fiorentina-Juventus.
Arsenal and Manchester City are leading the race for Juventus teenage prodigy Moise Kean, the ‘new Mario Balotelli.’
Juventus striker Simone Zaza is at the Mestalla to watch his new club Valencia. “It was not a casual choice, we pondered this carefully.”
Riccardo Orsolini confirms his transfer to Juventus is imminent. “I chose them because it’s a club with an ambitious project.”
It’s reported Simone Zaza missed his flight from London and will only arrive to sign the contract with Valencia tomorrow morning.
Patrice Evra is again left out as Juventus visit Fiorentina, while Giorgio Chiellini is in doubt with flu.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura believes the investments for Roberto Gagliardini and Mattia Caldara show “the future looks very bright.”
Valencia Coach Voro confirms Simone Zaza is on his way from Juventus. “It looks like it’s done and he’ll help us a lot.”
Juventus striker Paulo Dybala and Torino forward Juan Manuel Iturbe walked around Turin giving thermal blankets to the homeless.
The Patrice Evra saga drags on, as it’s reported Valencia have again overtaken Crystal Palace in the race for the Juventus full-back.
Paulo Sousa said “there’s no need to explain how important” the Juventus game is for Fiorentina. “Possession will be the key, not man-marking.”
Max Allegri warns Juventus that “for Fiorentina it’s always the game of the season” and he’s forced into changes at the back.
Federico Chiesa is “dreaming of a goal against Gigi Buffon” when Fiorentina host Juventus on Sunday night.
Federico Bernardeschi hopes Fiorentina can use the element of surprise on Juventus and explains his row with Paulo Sousa.
Genoa have officially signed goalkeeper Rubinho after Mattia Perin underwent knee surgery.