JUVENTUS NEWS

Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain might leave this summer and a report in Argentina claims River Plate dream of a reunion with their former hero.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly ended their contact with Inter regarding loanee Mauro Icardi, who allegedly announced his intentions of a return to Italy.
Alessandro Del Piero praises Juventus star Paulo Dybala and believes he is ready to wear the captain’s armband. “He has become a complete player.”
There are discussions for a ‘solidarity fund’ created from docking the wages of some Serie A and B players to help cover salaries of Serie C squads.
Plans are taking shape for how to get Serie A going again in May or June, with blanket coronavirus tests for squads, quarantine periods for those coming from abroad and structured training.
Marcello Lippi is using the lockdown to watch the 2006 World Cup games and all his Finals, including the defeats. “I was pretty stunned by Zinedine Zidane’s” headbutt on Marco Materazzi.
Andrea Barzagli explains his new role in the Juventus coaching staff, although not all his former teammates can take him entirely seriously.
The number of deaths in Italy from coronavirus remains relatively stable, with 760 over the last 24 hours, reaching 13,915 in total.
Players’ Association President Damiano Tommasi insists cutting wages is “not a priority” right now, but rather a protocol for returning to duty and dealing with contracts if the season goes beyond June 30.
Juventus tried to offer Miralem Pjanic as part of an exchange deal for Marco Verratti, claim Tuttosport, but Paris Saint-Germain immediately shot it down.
Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo will become the third sportsman in the world after golf star Tiger Woods and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr to have earned $1bn during his career.
Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora announced there is “an extraordinary plan for sport to resume from May,” as Italy eye an easing of lockdown measures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Jupiler Pro League in Belgium has become the first major European competition to assign a winner, terminating the season early due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Juventus defender Medhi Benatia has praised both Merih Demiral and Matthijs de Ligt, predicting a great future for the defensive duo at the Allianz Stadium.
Former Juventus defender Medhi Benatia has claimed Miralem Pjanic wants to “stay in Turin” and that the forced “break will do him good”, admitting “he was really tired”.
A new Government decree in Italy has banned training in sporting facilities for professionals until at least April 13 due to the coronavirus lockdown, effectively ending the debate between clubs.
Former Fiorentina, Juventus and Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu confessed he “should’ve made different choices in my life,” including his departure from the Viola.
Juventus have activated the option to extend Blaise Matuidi’s contract until June 2021, confirmed the club.
Italy legend Enrico Albertosi discusses his title wins at Cagliari and Milan, the 1970 World Cup run and why he’d love to play for Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.
A leading epidemiologist running one of Italy’s coronavirus taskforces warns it is “difficult” to see sport resume in Italy before the summer, although self-isolation prevented “tens of thousands more deaths.”