Juventus make massive changes as they visit a Sampdoria side with a perfect Serie A home record this season.
Sampdoria’s Karol Linetty says his side will be out to beat Juventus ‘at any cost’ this afternoon.
Max Allegri has ruled himself out of the running for the Italy job and urged Juventus to “take it one game at a time” against Sampdoria and Barcelona.
Juan Cuadrado is in the Juventus squad travelling to face Sampdoria, but Gigi Buffon and Andrea Barzagli will not start, confirmed Max Allegri.
Marco Giampaolo warned Sampdoria must “go for it” against Juventus, as “football is not an abstract concept or a mathematical calculation.”
Fabio Quagliarella believes Sampdoria was “in my destiny,” but looks back over his career at Napoli, Juventus, the stalker nightmare and having Jose Mourinho as a fan.
Juventus defender Medhi Benatia assure’s he’s fit and available for a “difficult” game with Sampdoria on Sunday.
After Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years, Serie A returns to brighten the post-apocalyptic gloom.
If Juventus beat Sampdoria on Sunday, it will be Massimiliano Allegri’s 300th victory as a Coach.
Medhi Benatia is reportedly in line to start Juventus’ Serie A match against Sampdoria on Sunday.
Marco Giampaolo reveals “I had a meeting with Juventus eight years ago” but insists “I’m happy at Sampdoria.”
Inter defender Milan Skriniar is “not interested” in reports of Barcelona preparing an offer. “My objective is to play for Inter and get them to win.”
Ebullient Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero confirmed he’s rehearsing for a role on the Italian version of Dancing with the Stars. “I can do the splits!”
Juventus defender Benedikt Howedes assures “I’m ready to go onto the pitch” against Sampdoria this weekend.
Gianluca Rocchi has been confirmed as the referee for this weekend’s Derby della Capitale.
Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira says he won’t play for Italy - “I’m Uruguayan, and my dream since I was a child has been to be part of the national team”.
Juan Cuadrado has suffered a thigh injury with Colombia, and will return to Juventus for scans.
Croatia have qualified for the 2018 World Cup, with Ivan Perisic rattling the woodwork, after beating Greece 4-1 on aggregate.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says he wanted Maurizio Sarri as Coach before he was appointed by Napoli.
Lucas Torreira praises Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo as the main reason behind his side’s success.