Paulo Dybala overturned a surprise Udinese opener with his free kick and penalty, sending Juventus five points clear at the top of the table.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta confirmed negotiations to “improve” Leonardo Bonucci and Paulo Dybala contracts.
Udinese director Nereo Bonato noted “the Gigi Del Neri era begins today” with a difficult trip to Juventus.
Join us for a full Saturday of Serie A action, starting with the showdown for second Napoli-Roma, then Pescara-Sampdoria and Juventus-Udinese.
Leonardo Bonucci has good news and is pleased to be recalled by Juventus for tonight’s match with Udinese.
Juventus have a serious injury crisis and are forced to transform their system for tonight’s Serie A meeting with Udinese.
Luciano Spalletti concedes “defeat will take something away from the future” for Roma or Napoli in today’s game.
Leonardo Bonucci has been called in by Juventus for tonight’s game with Udinese, as Giorgio Chiellini is injured.
Argentina manager Edgardo Bauza shrugged off criticism for ignoring Inter striker Mauro Icardi. “If I want to call him, I will.”
Beppe Iachini believes he “needed more time” to make a success of it at Udinese, as his replacement Gigi Del Neri debuts against Juventus.
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic insists it is “false” to say Simone Zaza could be sent back to Juventus in January, avoiding the €20m fee.
It’s a super Saturday with Napoli-Roma for second place in an early kick-off, Pescara-Sampdoria and Juventus-Udinese, then tomorrow Inter-Cagliari and an unexpected Chievo-Milan.
Martin Caceres is expected to have a trial with Inter, but Turkish club Besiktas are reportedly ready to make him an offer.
Juventus have called up 16-year-old striker Moise Kean for the match with Udinese, nicknamed ‘Juve’s Mario Balotelli.’
Claudio Marchisio is back in the Juventus squad after six months and joined by teenage sensation Moise Kean, but not Leonardo Bonucci.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli feels Sunday’s opponents Inter “are close to Juventus in terms of squad depth and quality.”
Aurelio De Laurentiis admits Napoli “don’t have the history of Juventus” but “give me €100m more in revenue and we’d win too”.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri expects a “complicated game” with Roma, and says comments on Juventus were misinterpreted.
Udinese Coach Luigi Del Neri admits Juventus “don’t have weak points” but hopes to take advantage of “deal ball situations”.
Luciano Spalletti assures Radja Nainggolan is “training well” and wants the Roma midfielder to “give us the contribution we’re used to”.