JUVENTUS NEWS

Stefan de Vrij is believed to be close to renewing his Lazio contract, but with a €20m release clause.
Alex Sandro is reportedly ready to extend his Juventus contract until 2022, with a big pay rise.
Fiorentina legend Giancarlo Antognoni wonders if Federico Bernardeschi regrets joining Juventus - “it’s not easy to play there…”
Massimo Moratti has reignited the rivalry between Inter and Juventus by suggesting “maybe VAR would’ve helped in 1998”.
Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli claims Gianluigi Buffon’s Italy critics “make me laugh” and are “mad”.
Gianluigi Buffon accepts the “witch hunt” that Italy have been subjected to after their 3-0 defeat to Spain as “we have to give answers on the pitch.”
Roberto Gagliardini is backing “great player” and former teammate Leonardo Spinazzola to star again for Atalanta this season.
Reports in Spain claim Barcelona twice turned down the opportunity to sign Juventus’ Paulo Dybala this summer.
Besiktas will reportedly make a late move for Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Gianluigi Buffon admits he could have done better with Spain’s goals and that “I didn’t expect them to be so much better” than Italy.
Inter have reportedly joined the race to sign Schalke midfielder and Juventus target Leon Goretzka.
Gianluigi Buffon has revealed the inspiration behind him becoming a goalkeeper – former Cameroon goalkeeper Thomas N’Kono.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi insists “the case is closed” regarding Leonardo Spinazzola as him staying is “what we agreed” with Juventus.
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala has reportedly changed agents, from Pier Paolo Triulzi back to his brother.
Juventus are already working on imminent free agents Andres Iniesta, Leon Goretzka and Emre Can, claim Tuttosport.
Verona striker Moise Kean and Sassuolo’s Gianluca Scamacca have been thrown out of the Italy U-19 squad for “disciplinary reasons.”
Sami Khedira is confident fellow German international Benedikt Howedes “will be very important for Juventus.”
Francesco Totti described his perfect Number 10, including elements from Zinedine Zidane, Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona and himself.
Empoli rejected a €3m offer from Juventus for 17-year-old talent Hamed Junior Traore, it’s reported.
Ottavio Bianchi won the Scudetto with Napoli and believes Maurizio Sarri can follow in his footsteps. “Juventus are getting old.”