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.
Juventus have confirmed that Miralem Pjanic returned to the pitch today, but he’s still following a personalised training regime.
Nikola Kalinic, Ivan Perisic and Ricardo Rodriguez were on target as Croatia and Switzerland won their World Cup play-off first legs.
Sampdoria midfielder Gaston Ramirez insists “we can beat Juventus”, and aims to make the Uruguay squad for the World Cup.
Juventus defender Benedikt Howedes could reportedly make his debut against Sampdoria after the international break.
Liam Brady looked back over his time at Sampdoria, a difficult departure from Juventus, Trevor Francis and Roberto Mancini. “Those were good times.”
Mauro Icardi spilled the beans on why he left Barcelona for Sampdoria, his Inter hat-trick in the Milan Derby, favourite victims Juventus and being a ‘chav.’