JUVENTUS NEWS

Pescara President Daniele Sebastiani reveals PSG star Marco Verratti “was very close to joining Juventus” in 2012 and “he’s thinking about a return to Italy.”
Napoli try to end their Udinese taboo, Juventus host Pescara and Roma visit on-form Atalanta before the Derby della Madonnina.
Juventus are also in the running for Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj, opening up a bidding war with Milan, Inter, Atletico Madrid and Chelsea.
Radja Nainggolan believes Roma “can catch Juventus” and wants to spend many more years with the Giallorossi.
Everton have joined Juventus, Milan and Inter in chasing Lazio and Senegal striker Keita Balde Diao.
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali insists “our agreement with Juventus is still valid” for Domenico Berardi.
Giorgio Chiellini and Claudio Marchisio are back in the Juventus squad against Pescara, but there’s no Dani Alves or Paulo Dybala.
Pescara boss Massimo Oddo believes Juventus’ Max Allegri “has been as good as Antonio Conte, maybe even better” ahead of Saturday’s clash in Turin.
Atalanta’s Azzurri new boy Roberto Gagliardini claims “I see myself” in former Juventus star Paul Pogba and expects “bedlam” against Roma this weekend.
Enrico Preziosi admits Genoa “are becoming more and more interested” in Juventus midfielder Hernanes as the January transfer window nears.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has assured that he 'has no doubts' about defender Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri believes that his side 'must be top of Serie A at Christmas'.
Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart has explained that ex-Juventus midfielder Patrick Vieira told him to make the move to Turin.
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik reveals that he had offers from Juventus, Inter and Milan, but opted to remain with the Partenopei.
Reports in Argentina suggest Juventus will owe Boca Juniors half of any sell-on fee for Rodrigo Bentancur.
Juventus defender Daniele Rugani acknowledges “the expectations on us are huge” but “we must ignore external pressures”.
Pescara winger Simone Pepe admits Juventus “will never be just another game for me” after his time in Turin.
Daniele Rugani warns Juventus can’t afford to slip-up because “Roma are just four points behind” and “there are other challengers too”.
Franco Baresi believes Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci “has reached full maturity”.
Wojciech Szczesny declares Roma “are not here to challenge for second”, and promises to give Juventus “a very hard run”.