Sunday December 15 2019
Szczesny out of Juve-Udinese

Wojciech Szczesny has pulled out of the Juventus squad for today’s game with Udinese after a shoulder injury.

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“Wojciech Szczesny reported a slight discomfort in his right shoulder this morning, as such he will be rested as a precaution. Mattia Perin has been called up in his place,” read a statement from the club.

It means Gianluigi Buffon will be in goal for the second time in three Serie A rounds, having also worn the gloves for a 2-2 draw with Sassuolo.

Juve are already without suspended Miralem Pjanic and Juan Cuadrado, while Sami Khedira and Giorgio Chiellini are injured.

Aaron Ramsey is in the squad, but reportedly only fit enough for a place on the bench.

Probable line-ups

Juventus: Buffon; Danilo, Bonucci, De Ligt, Alex Sandro; Rabiot, Bentancur, Matuidi; Bernardeschi; Dybala, Ronaldo

Udinese: Musso; De Maio, Troost-Ekong, Nuytinck; Opoku, Fofana, Mandragora, De Paul, Stryger-Larsen; Okaka, Lasagna

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