JUVENTUS NEWS

Sebastian Giovinco will undergo tests on Monday and Tuesday to assess whether he will be fit for Juventus’ next Serie A game.
Claudio Marchisio says he expected new Juventus teammate Kwadwo Asamoah to make the right sort of impact against Parma.
Gigi Buffon is in no rush to sign a new contract at Juventus despite the fact that it expires in June 2013. “There won’t be any problems.”
Juventus are thinking about wrapping up a deal with Sampdoria for Andrea Poli before the transfer window closes.
Lucio’s torn ankle ligament at first seemed set to keep him out for four months, but new reports suggest the Juventus defender could get away with a six-week stop.
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.”