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Friday June 7 2019
Teaching the Old Lady new tricks

After radical changes in their marketing strategy, now Juventus are rebranding on the pitch too, writes Kaustubh Pandey.

Be it under Antonio Conte or Massimiliano Allegri, Juventus are known more for managing games and digging out results than putting on a show for fans and neutrals.

That is why getting linked with Coaches like Maurizio Sarri, Mauricio Pochettino and Pep Guardiola is strange for the Old Lady. They undoubtedly are top class managers who are doing very good things at their clubs, but they prefer playing football in a manner that is far more aesthetically pleasing than Juve.

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Wednesday June 5 2019
Allegri to take English lessons

Max Allegri is reportedly heading for London to take intensive English language classes, as he tries to prepare for a Premier League move.

According to gossip magazine Chi, Allegri and his partner, TV presenter Ambra Angiolini, will be in London this summer and take English classes while they are there.

The Coach is now a free agent after Juventus decided to cut him loose with a year left to run on his contract.

As Milan are going for Marco Giampaolo and Roma have set their sights on Paulo Fonseca, so there are no Serie A benches open.

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Tuesday June 4 2019
Paratici: 'Range of names for Juve'

Juventus director Fabio Paratici insists “there is a range of Coaches we are evaluating and no time limit” on a decision, while leaving the door open for Paul Pogba too.

The Bianconeri have been heavily linked with above all three tacticians, all of them currently in the Premier League: Maurizio Sarri (Chelsea), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City) and Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham Hotspur).

“There is a range of Coaches we are evaluating,” director of sport Paratici told reporters at the Football Leader 2019 event.

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Tuesday June 4 2019
Top notch Poch for Juve

Considering what Juventus are seeking from a new Coach, Elio Salerno maintains Mauricio Pochettino is the ideal candidate.

It has been just under a month since Juventus announced that they would be parting ways with Max Allegri. Since then, there has been a steady stream of rumours as to who will replace the Tuscan tactician.

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Sunday June 2 2019
Guardiola-Juve story won't go away

Reporters from financial newspapers in Italy, America and England continue to insist there is truth in Juventus links with Pep Guardiola.

While most football-based sources, including Sky Sport Italia, Sportitalia, La Gazzetta dello Sport and Tuttosport, continue to insist with absolute certainty that Maurizio Sarri will terminate his contract with Chelsea and be the next Juve Coach, some still stick to their guns.

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Sunday June 2 2019
Inter back in for Bergwijn

Inter are reportedly back in for €40m rated PSV Eindhoven winger Steven Bergwijn, as their interest in the forward hasn’t waned with the arrival of new Coach Antonio Conte.

According to FcInterNews.it, agent Fulco van Kooperen met with representatives of the Nerazzurri a few weeks ago, but to date, there hasn’t been any agreement between the clubs or the player.

The 21-year-old has been capped five times by the Netherlands and scored 14 goals in 33 Eredivisie matches this season, as his side finished runners up behind champions Ajax.

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Sunday June 2 2019
Pirlo: 'Origi attitude was awful'

Andrea Pirlo was unimpressed with Liverpool Champions League Final goalscorer Divock Origi. “If he hadn’t scored, they should’ve given him a kicking.”

The World Cup and two-times Champions League winner was at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid for last night’s Final, which saw Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 with an early Mohamed Salah penalty and Origi’s late angled drive.

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Saturday June 1 2019
Pochettino vague on Spurs future

Mauricio Pochettino would not rule out a Juventus move after Tottenham lost the Champions League Final. “Now is not the time to talk about that.”

Spurs were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool in Madrid this evening, with a Mohamed Salah penalty in the opening two minutes and late Divock Origi goal.

Other than that, the Londoners dominated possession and tested Alisson several times in the second half.

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Saturday June 1 2019
CL: Liverpool see off Spurs for six

Liverpool won their sixth edition of the Champions League, the first for Coach Jurgen Klopp, after a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid.

It puts the Reds in third place in the all-time charts, behind Milan on seven and Real Madrid's 13 editions.

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Saturday June 1 2019
Champions League Final line-ups

Harry Kane and Harry Winks both start despite injury concerns, as Tottenham Hotspur face Mohamed Salah’s Liverpool in the Champions League Final.

It kicks off at Atletico Madrid’s new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT).

There will be a minute’s silence before kick-off following this morning’s tragic death of Jose Antonio Reyes in a car accident, aged just 35.

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