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.
Juventus are among the clubs looking at Fiorentina ‘keeper Neto, but Roma are not according to the latest rumours.
Angers midfielder Sofiane Boufal is a target for both Juventus and Milan, according to the player’s agent.
Porto defender Rolando is reportedly Juventus’ primary target in the January transfer window, with Andrea Barzagli still out.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis believes Italian football was the real winner in last night’s Supercoppa win over Juventus.
Gigi Buffon was disappointed after losing the Super Cup to Napoli on penalties. “At Juventus second place is a failure.”
Rafael explained his ‘dance’ on the line during Napoli’s Super Cup shoot-out. “Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t!”
Rafa Benitez said Napoli’s dramatic sudden death shoot-out Super Cup win over Juventus was “one of the best games of my life.”
Max Allegri felt Juventus threw away the Italian Super Cup with Napoli. “We had three match balls and got them all wrong.”
Gonzalo Higuain said “if Napoli have hunger and intensity we can beat anyone” after defeating Juventus for the Super Cup.
Gonzalo Higuain and Carlos Tevez bagged dramatic braces for 2-2, but Napoli beat Juventus on a penalty shoot-out for the Italian Super Cup.
Carlos Tevez pounced on disastrous defending to give Juventus a half-time lead in the Italian Super Cup, but Napoli hit the woodwork.
Sassuolo striker Simone Zaza thanked Antonio Conte for his Italy debut and has “ambition” for a big club.
Mattia Perin’s agent feels he’ll stay at Genoa until the end of the season, “unless a club comes with the right offer,” after Liverpool and Juventus interest.