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Friday November 27 2020
Juric: 'Gasperini taught me everything'

Ivan Juric admits Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini ‘taught me everything,’ but Verona can’t follow their example without investing in players and creating 'a project.'

It kicks off on Saturday at 19.45 GMT, click here for a match preview.

If these two teams play similar football, it’s no coincidence, as Juric was Gasperini’s player at Genoa and then assistant manager.

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Wednesday November 25 2020
Messi: Maradona is eternal

Lionel Messi has sent his condolences to the family and friends of Diego Maradona after the former Napoli forward passed away on Wednesday.

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Tuesday November 17 2020
De Zerbi: 'Locatelli dominated Wijnaldum'

Sassuolo coach Roberto De Zerbi claims only Lionel Messi is better at taking men on than Jeremie Boga, while Manuel Locatelli ‘dominated Georginio Wijnaldum.’

The Neroverdi have been the surprise package of the Serie A season so far and sit in second place, still unbeaten.

This form has also seen their talents make it to the Italy team, with Locatelli impressing in the Nations League victories over Poland and the Netherlands.

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Sunday November 15 2020
Man City join Lautaro Martinez hunt

Barcelona aren’t the only club desperate to sign Inter striker Lautaro Martinez, as it’s reported Manchester City see him as the heir to Sergio Aguero.

The Blaugrana made absolutely no secret of their negotiations for the Argentina international over the last year, but Inter held firm with a release clause worth €111m.

According to Eurosport, Marca Claro and TyC Sports in Argentina, Manchester City are also preparing a possible bid for the 23-year-old hitman.

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Saturday November 14 2020
Tebas: 'CR7 hasn't improved Serie A'

La Liga President Javier Tebas insists the tournament does not miss Cristiano Ronaldo after his move to Juventus, while ‘Serie A hasn’t improved much either.’

Tebas was speaking to Spanish newspaper Marca about the potential departure of Lionel Messi from Barcelona and Sergio Ramos from Real Madrid.

“Obviously, I don’t want them to leave La Liga, but if that were to happen, we’d all have to give more to take up the slack,” said the Liga chief.

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Saturday November 7 2020
Vidal: 'No Messi-Ronaldo comparison'

Arturo Vidal admits it’s ‘strange’ to face Juventus and Andrea Pirlo with the Inter jersey, but ‘there’s no comparison’ between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Chile international spoke to the Corriere dello Sport newspaper and you can read the rest of his interview here.

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Wednesday October 28 2020
Probable line-ups: Juventus-Barcelona

Juventus hope to have Leo Bonucci available, as Paulo Dybala seems set to start against Barcelona, spearheaded by Lionel Messi but without Gerard Pique.

The match kicks off at 20.00 UK time.

Coach Andrea Pirlo must cope without injured captain Giorgio Chiellini and talisman Cristiano Ronaldo, who is still positive for coronavirus.

The Old Lady will evaluate Bonucci until the last minute and if the Italy international will be available, he is expected to start in a back-three with Danilo and Merih Demiral.

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Tuesday October 27 2020
Juve-Barça: Messi’s crazy welcome in Turin, Ronaldo won't play

It's been a very busy eve of Juventus-Barcelona in Turin. Cristiano Ronaldo still tests positive for Covid while Leo Messi and Barcelona were welcomed at their hotel in Turin by 100 fans not wearing masks.

The day started off early as the Bianconeri trained in the morning at the Continassa with Leonardo Bonucci who didn’t join his teammates for the training session.

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Tuesday October 27 2020
Reports: Bartomeu resigns at Barcelona

There are multiple reports in Spain that Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu and his Board have resigned, just 24 hours before the game with Juventus.

The Blaugrana squad is already in Turin with coach Ronald Koeman, so the news comes a day before a huge Champions League fixture.

Sport, Mundo Deportivo, Cadena Ser and others all claim Bartomeu and his Board of Directors have resigned.

They were facing a vote of no confidence and Bartomeu had spoken out against the idea of resignation only yesterday.

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Saturday October 24 2020
Pjanic: 'Only Barca tempted me from Juve'

Miralem Pjanic reveals ‘the only club that could’ve tempted me away from Juventus was Barcelona’ and hails ‘incredible’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

The midfielder gave an interview to Tuttosport ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League showdown between his past and present clubs.

“This is something I had been dreaming of and I was watching the draw for the group stages unfold, so I couldn’t believe it,” said the Bosnia-Herzegovina international.

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