Fiorentina had the best chances with Federico Chiesa and Franck Ribery, but Juventus clung on for a point despite losing three players to injury.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici confirms Mario Mandzukic is heading towards Qatar rather than MLS or LAFC. “He has been an important player for us.”
Fiorentina director of sport Daniele Pradè knows it’ll take “the perfect performance” against Juventus and describes how they kept Federico Chiesa.
Wojciech Szczesny said Juventus are “ready” for Fiorentina’s forwards and admits it is “different” with Maurizio Sarri on the touchline.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Bartlomiej Dragowski assured they are “ready for war” against arch-rivals Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Fiorentina use Federico Chiesa and Franck Ribery in a 3-5-2 formation, while Maurizio Sarri is on the Juventus bench, starting Cristiano Ronaldo and Douglas Costa.
Eugenio Corini warns Mario Balotelli he “needs to raise his game if he wants to face Juventus,” but he’s still suspended as Brescia host Bologna.
In the space of a few weeks, Blaise Matuidi has seemingly gone from Juventus outcast to negotiating a new contract.
Arrigo Sacchi explained why Maurizio Sarri has “a much tougher job” revolutionising Juventus compared to Antonio Conte’s Inter, while Carlo Ancelotti’s “blood is boiling” at Napoli.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis said he “didn’t get along with Maurizio Sarri because of squad rotation” and Carlo Ancelotti has “more experience.”
Gian Piero Gasperini explained why he stayed with Atalanta, Champions League adventure and insists his 2011 sacking was “more Inter’s mistake than mine.”
Fiorentina President Rocco Commisso flew in for today’s Juventus showdown. “Federico Chiesa, get us a goal! Franck Ribery is exceptional.”
Franck Ribery is tipped to get his first start in a Fiorentina jersey, while Juventus bring in Adrien Rabiot with Cristiano Ronaldo and Gonzalo Higuain.
Maurizio Sarri revealed his Fiorentina-supporting Mother was “not at all happy” when he took the Juventus job. “I’m the only Napoli fan in the family.”
Fabio Capello can see a “three-way fight for the Scudetto between Juventus, Napoli and Inter” in a revitalised Serie A campaign.
Mario Mandzukic is in advanced negotiations to leave Juventus for MLS club LAFC, claim Sky Sport Italia.
Fiorentina do not have Pedro Guilherme or Marco Benassi in their squad to take on Juventus tomorrow afternoon.
Mario Mandzukic is still rejecting Qatar and Al-Gharafa, but has been left out of the Juventus squad as he evaluates other transfer offers.
Igor Tudor can’t wait for Udinese to face Inter at San Siro tomorrow. “Antonio Conte is a friend and one of the best Coaches in the world.”
Juventus named their squad to face Fiorentina tomorrow, without Mario Mandzukic or Mattia De Sciglio, but Aaron Ramsey and Emre Can are in.