Friday October 19 2012
Vucinic out of Juve-Napoli?

There are increasing reports that Mirko Vucinic will not be able to recover in time for Saturday’s Juventus-Napoli clash.

The Bianconeri face a series of problems going into the 17.00 BST kick-off, which you can watch LIVE on your computer.

Vucinic returned from international duty with a bout of flu and the latest rumours are it will be “practically impossible” for the Montenegrin to play tomorrow afternoon.

Gianluigi Buffon is also expected to miss out after picking up a thigh problem with Italy, but there is more optimism over Claudio Marchisio’s shoulder.

If Vucinic doesn’t make it, then there is a race between Fabio Quagliarella, Alessandro Matri and Sebastian Giovinco – who knocked his ankle when playing for Italy against Armenia – for the two striker spots.

Napoli thought they could be without Edinson Cavani after his flight was delayed while on international duty with Uruguay on Thursday.

He did finally arrive in Rome on Thursday evening at around 19.00 local time and travelled down to Naples, but it means he’ll only have one training session before the Juventus clash.