JUVENTUS NEWS

Juventus are reportedly ready to pounce for Mesut Ozil if Manchester United fail to sign the Arsenal midfielder this month.
Stefano Sturaro’s agent acknowledges the midfielder has been unsellable for Juventus “until now” but does not know if that will change this month.
Mario Balotelli has reached out to Blaise Matuidi after his claims of racism during Cagliari-Juventus. “Not all Italians are like that.”
Cagliari have apologised to Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi after he claimed to have experienced racism between the two sides on Saturday.
Juventus-owned Marko Pjaca made an instant impact for Schalke, scoring on his debut in a friendly against Belgian side Genk on Sunday.
It’s reported Monaco are interested in Stefano Sturaro, but Juventus would need a replacement first.
Marko Pjaca’s agent warns the Juventus winger “won’t accept another season like this” when he returns from Schalke 04.
Kalidou Koulibaly’s agent believes the Napoli man is “the best central defender in Italy”, and aims a barb at Juventus.
Juventus are believed to be very close to officially agreeing a pre-contract deal for Emre Can.
Serie A heads for a two week winter break, with Juventus and Napoli putting further distance between themselves and the chasing pack.
Juventus have confirmed Paulo Dybala suffered an injury to his right thigh flexors, and his prognosis will be assessed “in the coming days”.
Gianluigi Buffon can only match the Serie A appearance record, if the Juventus goalkeeper decides to retire at the end of the season.
Miralem Pjanic admits Juventus “can still improve” but warns “we want to catch and pass Napoli”.
It’s feared Juventus forward Paulo Dybala could be out for a month with a hamstring injury, so he could miss the first leg with Tottenham Hotspur.
Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi said he “experienced racism” against Cagliari. “Weak people try to intimidate with hate.”
Cagliari Coach Diego Lopez felt the “images are clear for all to see” after a controversial 1-0 Juventus victory in Sardinia.
Andrea Barzagli defended the referee after Juventus took a 1-0 result at Cagliari. “He saw the situation and gave the advantage.”
Max Allegri admits Cagliari “didn’t deserve to lose, but people have to accept the referee’s decision” after a controversial Juventus victory.
Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini felt it “incredible” they weren’t awarded a penalty against Juventus. “If they want a League where the big clubs always win…”
Juventus earned a very controversial victory at Cagliari, as Federico Bernardeschi scored when Leonardo Pavoletti was down and the hosts had strong penalty appeals.