JUVENTUS NEWS

Juventus defender Daniele Rugani has signed a contract renewal with the Bianconeri until 2021.
Juventus are considering sending two of their youngsters out on loan to struggling Pescara.
Roberto Martinez expects Thomas Vermaelen 'to be an important player' for Roma, after injury woes have severely limited his playing time.
Multiple Italian newspapers claim that Juventus will pay the €30m clause for Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi.
Former Coach Gigi Simoni is “not impressed” by the current Inter squad. “Right now there are at least six Serie A sides playing better.”
Marek Hamsik can’t wait for Napoli to face Real Madrid in the Champions League and “we can feel Diego Armando Maradona’s presence.”
Max Allegri thanks Juventus for “supporting me in everything from the first minute,” but warns Porto will be tough in the Champions League.
Mohamed Salah and Francesco Totti are fighting to be fit for Saturday’s showdown between Juventus and Roma.
Sami Khedira says Juventus are “looking forward” to facing Roma, and calls Francesco Totti “a legend”.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira believes “we deserved the win” in the Derby della Mole against Torino.
Following an extended weekend of football where Juventus reasserted herself, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 16.
Roma full-back Bruno Peres is expected to be out for three weeks, so he’ll miss the Juventus and Chievo games.
Reports are growing that Zenit St Petersburg will agree to sell Axel Witsel to Juventus in January.
Sergio Pellissier believes he’s like Francesco Totti and Alex Del Piero as “I’ve spent a third of my life” at Chievo.
Kevin Strootman was “only happy with the result” and not Roma’s performance in a 1-0 victory over Milan.
Luciano Spalletti complimented Milan for their performance and gets Roma ready for the top of the table showdown with Juventus.
Radja Nainggolan notes Roma “didn’t win these games last season” and discussed his new role as they beat Milan to go second.
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2016 Ballon d’Or ahead of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann, but Gigi Buffon is in ninth place.
Aurelio De Laurentiis has hit out at former Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. “Someone like him limits the growth of others!”
Pavel Nedved has leapt to the defence of Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic after derby controversy. “He’s one of the players that best represent Juve.”