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Thursday February 15 2018
Matuidi back on Monday?

Juventus could have Blaise Matuidi available for the second leg with Tottenham Hotspur, as it’s reported he’ll return to training on Monday.

The Frenchman missed Tuesday’s 2-2 draw in the Champions League Last 16 first leg with a thigh problem, and many pundits felt the Bianconeri missed his physicality and industry.

Now Tuttosport is reporting that he could return to training on Monday morning, after Sunday’s Derby della Mole with Torino.

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Monday February 12 2018
Juve must find Matuidi alternative

Blaise Matuidi’s injury will force Juventus to reshuffle against Tottenham Hotspur's high press, so Gregory Caltabanis examines the options

With Blaise Matuidi out indefinitely due to a thigh strain, Massimiliano Allegri may have to look at reshuffling his set-up, especially in the midfield. Since joining Juventus, the Frenchman has established himself as an integral part to the Bianconeri midfield and complements Miralem Pjanic more than anyone on the club’s books, particularly off the ball.

While his technical abilities have left a bit to be desired, Matuidi has proven to be a willing runner, constantly pressing and hassling opponents.

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Saturday February 10 2018
It had to be Bernardeschi...

The stage was set for Federico Bernardeschi's return to the Stadio Franchi, writes Emmet Gates, and Juventus breezed round obstacles to beat Fiorentina.

It had to be him, didn’t it? All the talk going into Friday night’s clash centered around Federico Bernardeschi.

How vociferous would the Viola faithful be on his first return back to the arena where they once idolised him? Would he receive the Roberto Baggio circa 1991 treatment? And furthermore, how would the 23-year-old handle the pressure of the whistles that would be rained down upon him?

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Tuesday February 6 2018
Matuidi out for a month?

It’s reported Juventus will be without Blaise Matuidi for around a month, but they aim to have him back for the return leg with Tottenham Hotspur.

The midfielder went off with a thigh injury against Sassuolo on Sunday, and though he had scans yesterday to confirm a flexor tear, the Bianconeri have not yet announced a recovery time.

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Monday February 5 2018
Matuidi has thigh injury

Juventus have confirmed that midfielder Blaise Matuidi has suffered a thigh injury, which will require further tests.

The French international went off injured in the first half of yesterday’s Sassuolo match, and it was reported earlier today he could face a month on the sidelines.

“Following the injury sustained yesterday against Sassuolo, Blaise Matuidi underwent tests at J|Medical on Monday afternoon, which revealed a mild-medium tear to the flexor muscles in his left thigh,” the Bianconeri confirmed on their official website.

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Monday February 5 2018
Matuidi out for a month?

Blaise Matuidi’s thigh injury could be worse than first feared as the Juventus midfielder reportedly risks a month out.

Matuidi was forced off during Juve’s 7-0 victory over Sassuolo on Sunday, with Max Allegri stating after the game that the Frenchman would miss their upcoming games against Fiorentina and Tottenham Hotspur.

However, Corriere della Sera believes the 30-year-old faces a longer spell on the sidelines, potentially ruling him out of the derby with Torino, as well as a double header against Atalanta and trips to Lazio and Wembley Stadium.

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Sunday February 4 2018
Matuidi out of Spurs clash

Max Allegri confirms midfielder Blaise Matuidi will miss the first leg of Juventus’ Champions League clash with Tottenham.

The Frenchman had to be replaced in the 26th minute of the Old Lady’s 7-0 thrashing of Sassuolo this afternoon after picking up an injury, with Claudio Marchisio coming on in his place.

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Friday January 26 2018
Buffon back for Chievo-Juve

Juventus have named their squad to face Chievo on Saturday, including Gigi Buffon and Blaise Matuidi.

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

The Bianconeri are still missing Juan Cuadrado, Claudio Marchisio, Paulo Dybala and Benedikt Howedes.

Buffon returns to the side ahead of his 40th birthday on Sunday.

Midfielder Matuidi is also available despite some fitness concerns.

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Tuesday January 23 2018
Matuidi misses Juventus training

Blaise Matuidi missed Juventus training today, as he has a severely bruised thigh after the win over Genoa.

The French international played the whole 90 minutes of last night’s match, in which both Sami Khedira and Alex Sandro had to go off injured.

Those two worked in the gym in a recovery session along with the rest of the players who featured last night, the Bianconeri’s official website confirms, while the rest of the group did athletic and technical work with the ball.

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Sunday January 21 2018
Matuidi: ‘Crazy Serie A organisation’

Blaise Matuidi admits he has been surprised by the ‘crazy organisation’ of every team in Serie A since joining Juventus.

The French midfielder is in his first season with the Old Lady, having joined the Serie A champions from Paris Saint-Germain last summer.

And speaking to Tuttosport, the 30-year-old admitted to having been taken aback by the tactical attention to detail deployed by Italian Coaches.

“I am very happy here, I acclimatised well because there is a style of football here that I really like,” Matuidi commented.

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