Giorgio Chiellini is likely out of Lyon-Juventus, but tests showed “no long-term damage” to the thigh muscle.
Mohamed Salah of Roma, Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly and Juventus defender Medhi Benatia are up for the African Player of the Year Award.
Cagliari boss Massimo Rastelli believes Sunday’s opponents Inter are as good as Serie A champions Juventus.
Medhi Benatia said Max Allegri “asks many of the same things” of Juventus that Pep Guardiola did at Bayern Munich.
Max Allegri said Udinese represented “a very complicated match, which Juventus made even more complicated, but the Scudetto is won via games like this.”
Gigi Del Neri felt Udinese “deserved a draw, but scaring Juventus on their own turf isn’t a bad start” to his tenure.
Paulo Dybala warned Juventus “can’t suffer like this to the final whistle” after a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Udinese.
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.