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Tuesday January 26 2021
Alex Sandro clear of COVID

Juventus confirm Alex Sandro has recovered from COVID-19 and is therefore available for the Coppa Italia quarter-final.

The full-back was given the all-clear today after testing negative in two consecutive swabs.

He is therefore freed from the self-isolation protocol and can resume training with his teammates tomorrow morning.

It means he could in theory be available for tomorrow night’s Coppa Italia quarter-final against SPAL.

Alex Sandro turned 30 on Monday, so this all-clear was a late birthday present for the Brazilian.

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Tuesday January 26 2021
'Anything is possible' against Juventus

SPAL coach Pasquale Marino expects Andrea Pirlo to achieve great things as a coach, but ‘anything is possible’ against Juventus in the Coppa Italia quarter-final.

It kicks off on Wednesday in Turin at 19.45 GMT, with the tie decided after 90 minutes, extra time or even penalties.

The winners will go on to face Inter or Milan in the semi-finals, but SPAL are already the only Serie B side still in the final eight.

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Tuesday January 26 2021
Coppa Liveblog: Inter v Milan

Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from the Coppa Italia quarter-final, as Inter and Milan face off in a special Derby della Madonnina.

It kicks off at San Siro at 19.45 GMT and the winners go on to face Juventus or SPAL in the semi-final.

The tie will be decided tonight, after 90 minutes, extra time or penalties.

If you are on a mobile device or tablet, then follow the Liveblog HERE.

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Tuesday January 26 2021
Transfer news LIVE: rumours and done deals

Join us to follow the Serie A rumours and done deals as they happen in the January transfer market.

If you are on a mobile device or tablet, you can follow the Liveblog HERE.

We are counting down and reporting the action as it evolves in the transfer market in Italy, follow the negotiation and done deals as they happen.

The transfer market closes on February 1, 19.00 UK time.

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Tuesday January 26 2021
Buffon facing ban for blasphemy

As expected, Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon has been deferred to the disciplinary commission for using a ‘blasphemous phrase’ during the Parma game.

The incident was caught on camera during the Serie A match at the Stadio Tardini on December 19, 2020.

Buffon was shouting instructions at teammate Manolo Portanova at the 80th minute of the game and used the phrase.

In the Italian language, blasphemy is considered the worst type of swearing.

If confirmed, Buffon is likely to receive a one-match Serie A ban.

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Tuesday January 26 2021
Pirlo warns SPAL dangerous for Juve

Andrea Pirlo warns Juventus that their Coppa Italia quarter-final opponents SPAL are ‘only Serie B level on paper’ and there is the risk of ‘embarrassment.’

It kicks off on Wednesday at 19.45 GMT, the winners go on to face Milan or Inter in the semi-finals.

“There are many dangers in this fixture, because we are facing a team that is only Serie B level on paper,” the coach told JTV.

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Tuesday January 26 2021
2021 Money League: Juventus, Inter and Napoli in top 20

Juventus made the top 10 in Deloitte’s 2021 Money League, with Inter 14th and Napoli 19th as the top 20’s revenue decreased by €1.1bn in 2019-20.

Football obviously suffered during the coronavirus pandemic and the annual study by Deloitte revealed a significant drop in broadcast and matchday revenue last term.

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Tuesday January 26 2021
Report: Juventus offer €22m for Scamacca

Juventus have offered €22m for Sassuolo forward Gianluca Scamacca and reportedly hope to close the deal within two days.

The 22-year-old, currently on loan at Genoa, has been targeted by the reigning champions in recent weeks and La Gazzetta dello Sport reveals the two parties are close to reach an agreement.

Juventus’ offer worth €22m is close to Sassuolo’s initial request of €25m and the Old Lady are pushing for an answer.

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Monday January 25 2021
McKennie to complete permanent move to Juve

Weston McKennie is expected to complete a permanent €18.5m move to Juventus in the summer with the Old Lady who have an obligation to buy the player if they qualify for the Champions League.

The 22-year-old joined the Bianconeri from Schalke 04 in a €4.5 loan deal last summer.

The agreement came with an option to make the player’s move permanent for €18.5m.

According to Sky Sport, Juventus will have an obligation to buy the player permanently if the finish top four this season.

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Monday January 25 2021
Serie A transfer news: today’s done deals

It wasn’t a busy transfer day for Serie A clubs as Hellas Verona are the only club to have announced a deal today.

The Gialloblù have sold Andrea Danzi to Serie B side Ascoli on loan and it’s the only official transfer involving a Serie A club today.

Fiorentina, however, are on the verge of announcing Aleksandr Kokorin who had his medical with the Tuscans today.

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