Claudio Ranieri expects Serie A’s Champions League race to go to the wire - “the head-to-head clash between Lazio and Inter will be decisive”.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero reveals Roma have enquired about Lucas Torreira, and defends Patrik Schick.
Daniele Rugani hailed Juventus for beating Sampdoria ‘with rage and quality’ and Benedikt Howedes, who ‘deserved’ his goal.
Marco Giampaolo believes there was a foul in the build-up to the opening Juventus goal, but concedes Sampdoria ran out of steam.
Max Allegri jokingly thanked Miralem Pjanic for getting injured against Sampdoria and tried to calm speculation on his Juventus future.
Juventus broke away six points clear of Napoli, as Douglas Costa came off the bench and provided a hat-trick of assists to beat Sampdoria 3-0.
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Juventus director Beppe Marotta insists they can “still achieve something extraordinary and consolidate our domination in Italy,” but again criticises Champions League referees.
Juan Cuadrado wants Juventus to “turn the page quickly” and focus on the Scudetto, starting with Sampdoria, after their Real Madrid exit.
Juventus aim to put their Champions League heartache behind them with Juan Cuadrado and Benedikt Howedes against Sampdoria.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli assured the club must “live not for regrets, but for objectives, focusing on the next result ahead.”
Sampdoria’s Dennis Praet insists he has ‘no plans’ to join champions Juventus and is focused on his current club.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo wants something “extraordinary” against Juventus, but understands Gigi Buffon’s frustration in Madrid.
Max Allegri will shake up the Juventus team against Sampdoria, but was surprisingly vague on his future. “I haven’t sat down with the club.”
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Juventus full-back Mattia De Sciglio has been diagnosed with a suspected lesion to the plantar fascia in the left foot.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero reveals “there are four teams” who want Lucas Torreira, and discusses Juventus’ Champions League exit.
Paolo Mazzoleni has been assigned to the Derby della Capitale between Lazio and Roma, as the referees are announced for Week 32 of Serie A.
Napoli are reportedly considering alternatives to Maurizio Sarri, in case the Coach opts not to stay beyond this season.
Sampdoria full-back Nicola Murru has been diagnosed with a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee.