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Wednesday November 7 2018
Benatia: Come back, Pogba!

Medhi Benatia has asked Paul Pogba to ‘come back home’ ahead of Juventus-Manchester United on Wednesday.

Pogba took to Instagram on Tuesday to write ‘the emotional Pogback to Turin’, referencing the hashtag United used at the time of the midfielder’s return in 2016 and the Red Devils’ trip to Juve in the Champions League.

However, the Frenchman has been linked with a move back to the Bianconeri in recent times and Benatia replied ‘come back home, my brother’ on the post.

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Monday November 5 2018
Benatia: ‘I want to play more’

Juventus centre-back Medhi Benatia admits “I’m struggling playing a game every now and then” and “we’ll see what happens” in January.

The Moroccan played 90 minutes against Cagliari on Saturday, but he’s played only four Serie A games so far this season.

“I’m struggling playing a game every now and then,” Benatia told La Stampa.

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Friday October 12 2018
Benatia: ‘Juventus have two teams’

Medhi Benatia confirms “it’s disappointing” to be left out in certain games but “here at Juventus we have two teams of the same level”.

The Moroccan international has made only three appearances in the Bianconeri’s 10 games so far this season, as he competes with Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli and Daniele Rugani for a place.

“I’m playing a little less than last year,” Benatia acknowledged in an interview with Juventus TV.

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Wednesday October 3 2018
Benatia: Only Juve can stop Juve

Medhi Benatia claims ‘only Juventus can stop Juventus’ and that Leonardo Bonucci is a ‘very important’ player for the club.

Benatia partnered Bonucci in Juve’s defence during their 3-0 win against Young Boys in the Champions League on Tuesday, which extended the Bianconeri’s 100 percent start to the season.

“In the Champions League it’s always difficult, we faced a physical team, but with our goal everything became easier,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

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Sunday September 9 2018
Benatia to retire from Morocco?

Juventus defender Medhi Benatia is considering retiring from international duty with Morocco, it’s reported.

According to RMC Sport, the 31-year-old is ready to follow in the footsteps of teammate Mario Mandzukic and focus solely on his club football.

Although he was born in France, Benatia has represented Morocco since he was a teenager and now has 58 senior caps for his country.

He took part in the 2018 World Cup with Morocco, exiting in the group stage.

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Monday August 27 2018
Benatia: ‘Strootman spoke of Marseille’

Juventus defender Medhi Benatia confirms he spoke to Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman about Marseille - “I told him what was waiting for him”.

The Dutchman is ready to move to Stade Velodrome for a fee in excess of €25m, with L’Équipe reporting that OM will pay €25m plus €5m in bonuses.

The newspaper spoke to a former teammate of Strootman’s about the move, and the Bianconeri defender reveals he offered advice to the Roma man.

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Sunday July 15 2018
Juventus targeting Godin

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin could be heading to Juventus, opening the door for Medhi Benatia to leave.

According to Mediaset Premium and Sky Sport Italia, the 32-year-old’s introduction would pave the way for Benatia to move on towards France or England.

Godin impressed for Uruguay at the World Cup and he’d be available for around €25m.

His experience would aid the Bianconeri in their Champions League push, while it’s reported Atleti have already found his replacement in Caglar Soyuncu from Freiburg.

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Sunday July 1 2018
Barcelona join Milinkovic chase

Barcelona join the Sergej Milinkovic-Savic chase by offering Rafinha, while Real Madrid and Juventus battle the €150m Lazio asking price.

The 23-year-old Serbian midfielder is one of the hottest properties on the transfer market this summer, also attracting approaches from Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain.

According to La Repubblica newspaper, Barcelona have been added to the list and could offer Rafinha as part of the deal.

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Tuesday June 26 2018
Arsenal in for Benatia

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Juventus defender Medhi Benatia, who is also a target for Marseille.

The Moroccan international has two years remaining on his contract in Turin, but has been linked with an exit this summer.

Marseille and a reunion with Rudi Garcia has looked the most likely, but Premium Sport is reporting today that Arsenal are also interested.

Benatia is tempted by the move, so the Bianconeri are scouting around for potential replacements.

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Monday June 25 2018
Rugani too good to let go

With reports Chelsea are close to signing Daniele Rugani, Juventus must do everything in their power to keep the 23-year-old, argues Vilizar Yakimov.

Maurizio Sarri has been pushing for a reunion with ex-Empoli centre-back Daniele Rugani for three years and could finally get his wish at Chelsea.

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