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Monday December 7 2020
Pjanic: ‘I miss Italy’

Barcelona midfielder Miralem Pjanic misses Italy: ‘I am not satisfied I want to play more.’

The 30-years-old joined Barcelona from Juventus in a swap deal with Arthur last summer.

He has 11 appearances across all competitions and he admitted he is not happy with his game time.

“Honestly, I don’t understand the reason of this situation. I want to play more, I know I can give a lot,” he told Gazzetta.it.

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Wednesday October 28 2020
Pjanic: 'Barcelona deserved victory'

Miralem Pjanic wishes Juventus all the best in Serie A, but ‘Barcelona certainly deserved the victory’ in the Champions League.

The Bosnian returned to the Allianz Juventus Stadium for the first time as an opponent after his summer exchange for Arthur, although his replacement was on the bench.

“I am happy to have come back here and met up with so many friends,” Pjanic told Mediaset after a 2-0 result.

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Tuesday October 27 2020
Pjanic: 'I'll tell my grandchildren about Messi and Ronaldo'

Miralem Pjanic says he will tell his grandchildren he’s played with Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as he returns to Turin to face his former club Juventus in Champions League.

“I’m very happy to be here and to be back, it’s quite an emotional moment for me,” Pjanic said at a press conference attended by Football Italia.

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Saturday October 24 2020
Pjanic: 'Sarri didn't trust Juve players'

Miralem Pjanic made an astonishing revelation about the extent of the discord at Juventus last season. ‘Maurizio Sarri didn’t trust his men' and 'doubted' their professionalism.

The Bianconeri won the Scudetto, but lost the Finals of the Coppa Italia and Italian Super Cup, crashing out of the Champions League against Olympique Lyonnais in the Round of 16.

The coach was fired, with President Andrea Agnelli explaining there was no ‘alchemy’ between Sarri and his squad, but Pjanic reveals just how bad the situation was.

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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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Wednesday October 21 2020
Pjanic: 'Tough game against Juve'

Miralem Pjanic says it will be tough to face Juventus in Turin next week and insists Gerard Piqué’s red card against Ferencvaros was ‘too much.’

Pjanic, who joined Barcelona from Juventus in the summer, will make an early return to the Allianz Stadium to face the Old Lady on October 28.

“Now we think about the Clasico, our next game, then it’ll be Juventus turn,” Pjanic told Uefa after Barcelona’s 5-1 win against Ferencvaros at the Nou Camp.

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Friday October 9 2020
Koeman: 'Barca best in CL group'

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman look to former Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic for ‘more information’ before the two giants clash in Europe.

The Dutch coach, who recently replaced Quique Setien at Camp Nou, believes the Spanish giants are ‘in theory' the team to overcome in Group G, where they are drawn Ferencvaros, Dynamo Kiyv and Juventus.

“It’s a very important competition,” Koeman told the club’s official channels. “In theory we are the best in our group, but we must prove it.

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Thursday October 1 2020
CL: Juve better record with Barca

Juventus have a fairly good record against Barcelona in Europe, but it’s above all a clash of players, including Arthur Melo and Miralem Pjanic against their old clubs.

These sides have been drawn together in Champions League Group G with Dynamo Kiev and Ferencvaros.

Juventus have faced Barcelona 13 times, most recently in the 2017-18 group phase, losing 3-0 at Camp Nou and drawing 0-0 in Turin.

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Thursday September 3 2020
Dzeko: 'Bosnia not at our best'

Roma captain Edin Dzeko has claimed his Bosnia ‘aren’t at our best in this particular time’ and didn’t want to focus on the transfer market. ‘Every year there’s talk about me leaving the Giallorossi’.

Italy face Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Artemio Franchi tomorrow and the captain Dzeko doesn’t expect any of the two sides to be 100 per cent ahead of the UEFA Nations League tie.

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Thursday September 3 2020
Azzurri return against revamped Bosnia

Italy hope to pick up where they left off, but Bosnia-Herzegovina are starting from scratch under a new coach and without their star midfielder, writes Owen Diana.

After what felt like an interminable 10-month wait, Italy finally return to action against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday evening in Florence for the Nations League.

The Azzurri racked up a record 11 consecutive victories before COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the international football calendar, and they will be eager to pick up where they left off at the Artemio Franchi. The visitors are not to be taken lightly, but Roberto Mancini’s men have the requisite attacking weapons to start their Nations League campaign on the right foot.

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