JUVENTUS NEWS

Antonio Conte has been handed an initial 10-month ban from the Disciplinary Commission, but Leonardo Bonucci and Simone Pepe are acquitted.
Andrea Pirlo hopes to “give the Chinese fans a great victory” in the Italian Super Cup against Napoli on Saturday.
Having lost out on Robin Van Persie and Luis Suarez, Juventus are looking to Athletic Bilbao hitman Fernando Llorente.
The Italian Super Cup will have two goal-line referees for the first time and Referees’ Association President Marcello Nicchi is confident it will make a difference.
Paolo Cannavaro still remembers when Napoli won the Super Cup in 1990, thrashing Juventus 5-1, and wants to replicate that moment.
As expected, nobody in the Juventus squad has been given Alessandro Del Piero’s old Number 10 jersey, as the squad list was announced.
The Disciplinary Commission will reveal its verdicts on the betting trial, including Antonio Conte and Leonardo Bonucci, on Friday morning.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete laughed off reports Juventus could call in Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli. “I never worried about that.”
Goran Pandev hopes Napoli pick up where they left off last season, beating Juventus to silverware, but admits “I really miss Pocho Lavezzi.”
Andrea Barzagli insists the betting trial is “not disturbing us. If anything, this fires us up even more” ahead of Juventus-Napoli for the Italian Super Cup.
Walter Mazzarri assures Napoli are “motivated to push beyond our limits” in Saturday’s Italian Super Cup with Juventus.
Mirko Vucinic fired up Juventus for Saturday’s Super Cup clash with Napoli. “We want to avenge the Coppa Italia and dedicate victory to Antonio Conte.”
Juventus’ hopes of signing Robin Van Persie may be rejuvenated by Sir Alex Ferguson’s declaration that Manchester United ‘aren’t reaching a breakthrough’.
Mauricio Isla sees similarities between himself and former Coach Marcelo Bielsa also inherent in his new Coach at Juventus, Antonio Conte.
Sebastian Giovinvo returns to Juventus for 2012-13 as a new type of player, so he says, and one that cares more about scoring goals than setting them up.
Reports in Manchester have Arsenal forward Robin Van Persie as flying in today to complete a surprise transfer to Manchester United.
The Gazzetta dello Sport believe that Antonio Conte is almost certainly going to be handed an initial 10-month ban from football.
Galatasaray are reportedly on the verge of finalising terms with Juventus for the transfer of midfielder Felipe Melo.
Juventus are reportedly back to considering Stevan Jovetic as their prime target this summer, as the route to Robin Van Persie fades.
Mathieu Flamini sympathises with Robin Van Persie’s contract situation at Arsenal and advises his former teammate to take the best option for himself.