JUVENTUS NEWS

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s eight Serie A games, from Empoli-Napoli through Sampdoria-Juventus and Cagliari-Lazio to Roma-Sassuolo.
Gigi Buffon “hopes to wear the Juventus jersey for a good while yet” and trusts Italy “will soon have the strongest squad in 20 years.”
Marco Giampaolo felt Sampdoria had “a very European attitude” and caused serious problems for Juventus, despite the 1-0 defeat.
Max Allegri explained his absolutely furious touchline antics towards the end of the 1-0 Juventus victory away to Sampdoria.
Juan Cuadrado’s rare header proved enough for Juventus to grab all three points and end Sampdoria’s positive run, but Paulo Dybala went off injured.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta reiterated they want to carry on with Max Allegri. “When I say there’s unity, that includes the coaching staff.”
Juventus refuse to rest their star names for the trip to on-form Sampdoria, who are brimming with confidence despite a goalkeeper problem.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo says his side will need their fans if they are to get anything out of their match with Juventus.
The FIGC has released its statement on why Juventus and Andrea Agnelli were deferred to the Disciplinary Commission for meeting ultras with organised crime links.
Gianluca Lapadula said Milan are out for blood against Genoa after the controversial defeat to Juventus. “We won’t lack motivation or hunger.”
John Elkann released a statement confirming his “complete faith” in Juventus President Andrea Agnelli – his cousin – after accusations of mafia collusion.
Cesare Prandelli reveals he was asked to replace Claudio Ranieri at Leicester City, but “you can’t go there after seeing how they treated him.”
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli confirmed he and the club are deferred to the Disciplinary Commission for meeting ultras linked to the mafia, but “it’s unacceptable.”
According to Spanish newspaper As, Juventus already have an agreement with Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi.
Max Allegri warned Sampdoria are more difficult for Juventus than Barcelona and “our primary objective is to win the Serie A title.”
Dino Zoff assures Barcelona’s fightback against Paris Saint-Germain “could never happen with Juventus, who can defend against Leo Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.”
Mauro Camoranesi reveals Juventus almost signed Barcelona legend Lionel Messi. “Fabio Capello had already seen his potential” in 2005.
Gianluca Zambrotta is confident Juventus can beat Barcelona in the Champions League. “Max Allegri’s side has never been closer to Barça.”
Andres Iniesta warns Juventus “have players capable of changing a game at any moment and it’ll be very difficult” for Barcelona.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave a long interview to Fabio Capello, covering Manchester United, Juventus, Inter, Milan, Pep Guardiola and Paris Saint-Germain.