Juventus boss Antonio Conte should today have his touchline suspension reduced by the TNAS appeal court.
The tactician’s lawyers have put their case forward to the tribunal in Rome and a decision is expected on Friday.
Conte is unlikely to be acquitted, but his 10-month ban should be reduced by a number of months – even if it is unclear by how many.
The Gazzetta dello Sport is speculating that the former Bari tactician could be back on the bench for the January 6 tie against Sampdoria.
The Coach is currently banned from match-day duties after he was found guilty of failing to report an alleged attempt to fix a game which he was in charge at Siena.
Massimo Carrera sits on the bench during match-days, but Conte is allowed to continue training the side.