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Tuesday September 17 2019
Sarri: 'Juve and 10-12 teams'

Maurizio Sarri wants Juventus to “enjoy our football” against Atletico Madrid. “There are 10-12 Champions League teams with the same resources as us.”

It kicks off on Wednesday at the Wanda Metropolitano at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT).

“Miralem Pjanic is available, he trained regularly with the group today and we’ll see if he starts or not,” said the Coach in a Press conference.

Juve won the last eight Serie A titles in a row, but see the Champions League as something of an obsession.

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Tuesday September 17 2019
Marotta: 'Inter stronger than Conte's Juve'

Beppe Marotta said Antonio Conte’s Juventus was “weaker” than the current Inter squad and they’ll be more competitive in the Champions League.

It kicks off at 17.55 UK time (16.55 GMT) with Slavia Prague, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

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Tuesday September 17 2019
Juve ultras boycott Madrid game

Juventus ultras are abandoning the Champions League trip to Atletico Madrid in protest at recent arrests of group leaders.

The Bianconeri begin their tournament tomorrow evening at the Wanda Metropolitano, but won’t have as many fans attending as expected.

According to Tuttosport, those ultras who had bought tickets to the away fixture have decided to stay home and give up on the expensive journey as part of their protest against the club.

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Tuesday September 17 2019
Juve: Pjanic fit for Atleti

Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has been passed fit to face Atletico Madrid tomorrow evening.

Pjanic limped off during Juve’s 0-0 draw with Fiorentina on Saturday and was a doubt for the trip to Atleti.

However, the Bosnian was confirmed as travelling with the squad to Madrid, where the Bianconeri open their account in this season’s Champions League.

On the other hand, the same cannot be said for injured trio Giorgio Chiellini, Douglas Costa and Mattia De Sciglio.

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Tuesday September 17 2019
Koke: Juve not about revenge

Koke insists revenge will not be on Atletico Madrid’s minds against Juventus, even if “we can only hope Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t have his best game.”

Ronaldo scored a hat-trick to not only beat Atleti 3-0 in the Champions League Round of 16 last season but also swing the tie in Juve’s favour after they lost the first leg 2-0.

The two sides face off again in the 2019-20 group stage, with Koke’s team playing host to the Bianconeri tomorrow night.

“It’s not about revenge,” the midfielder told Marca.

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Tuesday September 17 2019
Agnelli: Juve blackmailed by ultras

Andrea Agnelli claims Juventus were blackmailed by ultras as it is alleged they threatened to sing racist chants if they did not receive free tickets.

Twelve leaders of Juve ultras groups were arrested yesterday for criminal conspiracy, blackmail, money laundering and violence.

The Bianconeri have been working with authorities in their investigation, and Agnelli admitted his club had been pressured by hardcore fans.

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Monday September 16 2019
Juve suffer Costa blow

Juventus will be without Douglas Costa for the next two weeks, but Miralem Pjanic should be fit to face Atletico Madrid.

Costa and Pjanic both limped off during Juve’s 0-0 draw with Fiorentina on Saturday.

The Bianconeri have now confirmed in a medical report that the winger suffered “a medium-grade thigh injury”.

It adds he will be reassessed in two weeks, possibly ruling him out of the Derby d’Italia with Inter on October 6.

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Monday September 16 2019
Reports: Mandzukic to Al-Rayyan

Al-Rayyan are expected to meet Mario Mandzukic’s camp tomorrow after emerging as favourites to sign the Juventus striker.

Mandzukic is Qatar-bound and had been linked with moves to Al-Gharafa and Al-Duhail.

However, Calciomercato.it reports Al-Rayyan have leapfrogged their rivals and will speak to the Croat’s representatives on Tuesday.

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Monday September 16 2019
Moggi: Sarri bad for football!

Former Juventus director Luciano Moggi has hit out at Maurizio Sarri for “always looking for excuses. It’s bad for football.”

Sarri said after Juve’s 0-0 draw with Fiorentina that it was not easy to play in mid-afternoon heat and suggested that was to blame for Douglas Costa, Miralem Pjanic and Danilo all picking up knocks.

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Monday September 16 2019
Twelve Juve ultras arrested

Authorities have arrested 12 leaders of Juventus ultras groups as part of a nationwide investigation.

ANSA reports the arrests involved members of Juve’s main ultras groups - Drughi, Tradizione-Antichi valori, Viking, Nucleo 1985 e Quelli... di via Filadelfia.

The charges relate to various crimes, including criminal conspiracy, blackmail, money laundering and violence.

The agency adds the Old Lady aided the investigation and that more searches are under way across Italy as authorities clamp down on hooliganism.

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