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Thursday July 18 2019
Chiellini out of Juventus tour?

Giorgio Chiellini could miss the Juventus pre-season tour of Asia with a calf injury, it’s reported.

The captain has long suffered from recurring calf problems and heavy training loads have seemingly taken a lot out on the left leg.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Chiellini is struggling with the left calf issue and could be left out of the squad travelling to Asia this weekend.

Coach Maurizio Sarri will announce his squad list tomorrow and could include Chiellini, even if only to continue studying the new tactics in place.

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Friday June 21 2019
'Juve brought me close to tears!'

Genoa defender Cristian Romero admits he ‘almost cried’ when he heard Giorgio Chiellini say that he was ‘waiting’ for him at Juventus.

The 21-year-old is on the verge of joining the Bianconeri in this window, for a fee reported to be in the region of €20m, although he could be loaned back to the Grifone for another season.

“Chiellini said he was waiting for me at Juventus. I almost cried tears of joy when I heard that,” he told Canal Show Sport in his native Argentina.

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Tuesday June 18 2019
Tactical Analysis: Sarri's Juventus

Maurizio Sarri wasn’t always a 4-3-3 tactician, as Elio Salerno goes into a deep dive on what form his new-look Juventus will take.

Now that the speculation is finally over, we can begin considering what Maurizio Sarri’s Juventus will actually look like.

It is widely recognised that the outgoing Chelsea boss favours the 4-3-3 formation. It is the system Sarri deployed whilst at Napoli and continued to use during his single season in the Premier League. Juve have regularly used the same shape under Max Allegri, so it would come as no surprise to see their new tactician maintain that set-up. However, stubborn Sarri has not always been married to that ideology.

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Saturday June 15 2019
Suarez: 'I was in denial on Chiellini'

Uruguay international Luis Suarez admits he was “in denial” after biting Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder during the 2014 World Cup and needed psychological help.

The incident occurred during a group game, which saw Italy lose 1-0, but it could’ve been very different with VAR, as Suarez got away with his attack on the defender.

“My wife asked me what happened and I told her we simply collided. I did not accept the reality, I was in denial, and that was a big mistake,” confessed Suarez on Fox Sports.

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Tuesday June 11 2019
Chiellini: 'Italy kept playing our football'

Giorgio Chiellini believes the comeback win over Bosnia-Herzegovina is “an important step forward for Italy, because didn’t lose our heads and continued playing our football.”

Edin Dzeko had given Bosnia the half-time lead, but Lorenzo Insigne scored a sensational volley from a corner, then set up Marco Verratti’s winning strike.

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Friday June 7 2019
Manolas: 'Greece will beat Italy'

Kostas Manolas believes Greece will beat Italy in a Euro 2020 qualifier, he’s ready to face Roma teammate Nicolò Zaniolo, but won’t rule out a Juventus move.

The Azzurri face the Greeks in Athens tomorrow night in Euro 2020 qualifying and the big defender was confident about his country’s chances.

“I know Italy very well, but I’m thinking about my own team, everything depends on us,” he said at his Press conference while on international duty.

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Friday June 7 2019
Chiellini: 'Italy attack helps defence'

Giorgio Chiellini believes Italy defensive improvements are because “if we have the ball, the opposition can’t score” ahead of their Euro 2020 qualifier with Greece.

The Azzurri travel to Athens tomorrow night and the veteran defender was asked about the fact that Roberto Mancini’s Italy have now put together four consecutive clean sheets.

“If we have the ball, then the opposition can’t score,” said the Juventus captain at a Press conference.

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Tuesday May 28 2019
Serie A 2018-19 Review: Juventus

Juventus secured an historic eighth straight Scudetto, but disappointed in the cup competitions this year despite signing Cristiano Ronaldo, writes Ciro Di Brita.

You can read the full club analysis as part of our 2018-19 Serie A Season Review HERE.

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Monday May 27 2019
Serie A 2018-19 Review: Team of the Season

The 2018-19 campaign unveiled some hidden gems, but not all of them find a place into Vilizar Yakimov’s 3-4-3 formation, as he picks his best XI.

Read the full selection as part of our 2018-19 Serie A Season Review HERE.

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Friday May 24 2019
Chiellini: I'd hate Conte at Inter!

Giorgio Chiellini admits he would ‘hate’ to see Antonio Conte at Inter but believes Juventus have a ‘higher power’ in Cristiano Ronaldo.

Conte had been linked with returning to Juve as Max Allegri’s replacement, but the former Chelsea boss looks set to take the reins at Inter – regarded as the Old Lady’s fiercest rivals.

“You have no idea how many messages I receive every day about the Juve Coach,” Chiellini told Tuttosport.

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