JUVENTUS NEWS

Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli felt they were having a “perfect” game up until Juventus broke the deadlock in a 2-0 home defeat.
President of the Referees’ Association Marcello Nicchi confirmed Serie A will scrap goal-line officials if VAR is introduced and is “disappointed” at recent errors.
Max Allegri wants “a spectacular Juventus, but an efficient one too, because if you don’t win then there’s no point.”
Gonzalo Higuain admits Juventus “didn’t start the way we wanted to against Cagliari,” but ultimately deserved victory with his brace.
Gonzalo Higuain bagged a brace either side of half-time as Juventus conquered 10-man Cagliari 2-0 at the Stadio Sant’Elia.
Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini points out they “have nothing to lose” against Serie A leaders Juventus this evening.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta confirmed Paulo Dybala will sign a contract extension “at the end of the month” and there’s “no problem” with Max Allegri.
Marco Sau warned Cagliari “have always done well at the Sant’Elia” and want to beat Juventus this evening.
Juventus make changes to their all-star line-up for the trip to free-scoring Cagliari, starting Claudio Marchisio instead of Miralem Pjanic.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from all today’s seven Serie A games, from Crotone-Roma through Inter-Empoli to Cagliari-Juventus.
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola wants to see “the same determination” they showed against Roma and Juventus replicated in smaller games.
Inter director Piero Ausilio shrugged off Nicola Rizzoli’s explanation and warned there are “no alibis” against Empoli today.
Samir Handanovic insists Inter need the points against Empoli after “two undeserved defeats” to Lazio and Juventus.
Roma director Ricky Massara shrugged off Radja Nainggolan’s anti-Juventus comments as “healthy sporting antipathy.”
Alvaro Morata admits beating Napoli in the Champions League would be sweeter given his Juventus past.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli expects “a physical battle” when Juventus come to Sardinia on Sunday evening. “Nobody is unbeatable.”
Referee Nicola Rizzoli explained precisely what happened in the contested Juventus victory over Inter, including that Mauro Icardi chance.
Claudio Marchisio and Mario Lemina return as Juventus travel to Cagliari, but Andrea Barzagli misses out.
Luciano Spalletti reassured Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan after declaring he hated Juventus. “He said a couple of daft things.”
Cagliari striker Marco Borriello reveals he turned down Real Madrid and Manchester City, while Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi “almost made me faint!”