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Monday January 15 2018
Nedved: ‘Juventus want the treble’

Pavel Nedved admits Napoli “are doing extraordinary things” but Juventus want to “win all three competitions”.

The Bianconeri have won the Scudetto for the past six seasons in a row, but find themselves a point behind Napoli after 20 games.

“We’re only a point behind, but I have to admit that Napoli are doing extraordinary things,” Nedved confessed, speaking to Lidové Noviny.

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Monday January 15 2018
Nedved: ‘Buffon will decide’

Juventus Vice-President Pavel Nedved notes Gianluigi Buffon “has not announced he will retire”, so he’ll decide with President Andrea Agnelli.

The legendary goalkeeper plans to hang up his gloves at the end of the current season, but has said he’ll play on if the Bianconeri win the Champions League.

“He hasn’t announced he’ll retire at the end of the season,” Nedved pointed out, speaking to  Lidové Noviny in his native Czech Republic.

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Monday January 15 2018
Bentancur: ‘Italy made Buffon ill!’

Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur says Gianluigi Buffon was “physically ill” after Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup.

The Azzurri were beaten by Sweden in the play-offs, meaning they won’t be in Russia this summer.

Buffon had planned to end his career at the tournament, and his Uruguayan teammate says the goalkeeper took the elimination badly.

“The Italians took it really badly,” Bentancur confirmed to Ovacion.

“It was terrible to see Buffon’s face, he was physically ill.

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Monday January 15 2018
‘Napoli offered Jorginho for Dybala’

Former Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says Napoli offered “Jorginho plus a lot of money” for Paulo Dybala, but Juventus got there first.

The Argentinian forward joined the Bianconeri for around €40m in the summer of 2015, but he could have ended up at the San Paolo instead.

“Napoli also asked me about Dybala, and they wanted to give me Jorginho plus a lot of money - it was around €30m,” Zamparini revealed on Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli.

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Monday January 15 2018
Hysaj: ‘Napoli for life’

Elseid Hysaj could “definitely” stay at Napoli for life, but “it’s too early to talk” about the Scudetto.

The Partenopei are top of Serie A, leading Juventus by a point, and face Atalanta in Bergamo on Sunday as the Italian top flight returns from its winter break.

“The time has come to give the Scudetto to the fans,” Hysaj admitted, speaking to Il Roma.

“There are still a lot of games left and we have to fight to the end for this objective.

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Monday January 15 2018
Hamsik: Napoli forever, Sarri…

Marek Hamsik has affirmed that he will end his career at Napoli and insisted “it doesn’t matter if Maurizio Sarri almost always takes me off.”

Hamsik has spent the past decade at Napoli, recently becoming their all-time top goalscorer, and the midfielder is happy with his decision to reject the likes of Milan and Juventus earlier in his career.

“Why Napoli? Because they signed me when I was still a kid,” he told Corriere dello Sport.

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Sunday January 14 2018
Torreira: 'I'll keep growing'

Lucas Torreira assured he is in no rush to leave Sampdoria, despite interest from Inter, Juventus, Atletico Madrid and others.

The Uruguayan midfielder turns 22 next month and his performances in Serie A have attracted transfer speculation.

“I took advantage of the Winter break to come home for a few days. I’m still the same guy I always was, so I love to be surrounded by friends and the people who love me,” Torreira told Ovacion.

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Sunday January 14 2018
Clubs against Lotito for FIGC named

Genoa patron Enrico Preziosi reveals Juventus, Torino, Roma, Fiorentina and Sassuolo are against Claudio Lotito as FIGC President.

There are four candidates to replace Carlo Tavecchio at the head of the Italian Football Federation.

They are Damiano Tommasi, Gabriele Gravina, Cosimo Sibilia and Lotito.

“Serie A needs to be leading the way and Lotito, for all his conflicts, cannot avoid looking after its needs,” Genoa patron Preziosi told La Repubblica.

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Sunday January 14 2018
Orsolini pushing for Bologna

Riccardo Orsolini wants to interrupt his loan spell with Atalanta and join Bologna instead, but the Bergamo club are not convinced.

The right-sided winger is owned by Juventus and was supposed to spend two seasons on loan at the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia.

However, he has been given so little playing time – 225 minutes of football spread out over nine competitive games – that he is seeking a different solution.

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Sunday January 14 2018
Han 'Honoured with Juve link'

North Korean striker Kwang-Song Han is “honoured” to be linked with Juventus, but insists he has had no official contact.

The forward became the first North Korean to score in Serie A when featuring for Cagliari last season.

He is currently on loan to Serie B outfit Perugia and the Juve plan is to buy him, but not interrupt that season with Perugia.

“We are very honoured to be linked with Juventus, who are a massive club,” agent Stefano Stemperini told TuttoJuve.com.

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