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Saturday January 15 2011
Amauri adds to Juve absentees

Juventus are forced to do without Amauri, Luca Toni, Fabio Grosso and Claudio Marchisio against Bari.

The injury crisis at the Bianconeri is escalating with a series of new setbacks limiting Gigi Del Neri's choices.

Toni is out for a month after damaging knee ligaments in Thursday's Coppa Italia win over Catania.

Grosso picked up a calf problem in that game and will “be rested for two to three days,” read the official club website.

Marchisio is suffering from a flu virus and has been left at home for this weekend, while Amauri is not yet ready after surgery to correct a fractured nose.

Gianluigi Buffon will start against Bari in his first Serie A appearance since May, having made his comeback from surgery in the Coppa Italia.

Felipe Melo's three-match ban was confirmed on appeal, while more long-term injuries are Vincenzo Iaquinta, Paolo De Ceglie, Leandro Rinaudo and Fabio Quagliarella.

Juventus squad: Buffon, Motta, Chiellini, Salihamidzic, Del Piero, Manninger, Aquilani, Traore, Bonucci, Grygera, Sissoko, Pepe, Martinez, Krasic, Storari, Legrottaglie, Buchel, Giannetti, Sorensen

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