JUVENTUS NEWS

In the wake of links with Juventus, Franco Vazquez outlines that his focus is on Palermo, even if also admitting ‘everyone wants to grow professionally’.
Palermo playmaker Franco Vazquez is gathering attention from Juventus, but a deal seems unlikely before the summer.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli again demanded a revamp of Serie A stadiums, but is “against” foreign investment.
Russia Coach Fabio Capello thinks Juventus can go far in the Champions League, but Inter and Milan “need years to become competitive.”
German media claim Juventus are very close to signing Xherdan Shaqiri from Bayern Munich, beating Premier League competition.
Juventus are preparing a bid for 21-year-old Ajax centre-back Stefano Denswil.
Verona veteran Luca Toni reveals the biggest regrets of his long career are Juventus, Roma and Inter, but has advice on improving Italian football.
Massimiliano Allegri arrived in Turin knowing he had to win over the fans and as Luca Cetta states, his changes are doing just that.
Juninho Pernambucano assured Andrea Pirlo is “the professor, an artist of the free kick who deserves the Ballon d’Or.”
Juventus want a trequartista and options include Wesley Sneijder, Xherdan Shaqiri and Hatem Ben Arfa.
Juventus are said to be in advanced talks with Porto for defender Rolando, who’d return to Serie A after Inter.
Beppe Marotta said Max Allegri “proved the doubters wrong” at Juventus, but admits the Scudetto is “obligatory.”
Ghanaian and English papers claim Chelsea are prepared to pay £24m for Juventus man Kwadwo Asamoah in January.
Max Allegri dropped hints that Juventus will try to sign Xherdan Shaqiri from Bayern Munich. “A trequartista wouldn’t go amiss.”
Captain Francesco Totti says that the Scudetto race is still open, provided Roma stop with the ‘blunders’ in the second half of the season.
Fiorentina are apparently looking for suitable offers for ‘keeper Neto, but Roma are not willing to consider Alessandro Florenzi in exchange.
Stephan Lichtsteiner is on the verge of renewing with Juventus, with courtship from Manchester United turned down at least until the summer.
Paul Pogba sees Juventus’ limits as ‘all a matter of mindset’ and says if they can exploit Borussia Dortmund’s weaknesses, ‘something special can happen’.
Veteran Coach Arrigo Sacchi says that Juventus are a better team than Roma, and that the latter will need to do ‘something exceptional’.
The return leg between the two title favourites Roma and Juventus will take place on a Monday night as the Lega Serie A announce scheduling changes.