Giuseppe Marotta

Juventus

Juventus pressured referee says Spurs boss Pochettino

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London (AFP) – Mauricio Pochettino said Friday that senior Juventus officials put pressure on the referee during their Champions League victory against Tottenham, describing the Italian champions as specialists in success.

Spurs’ 2-1 defeat at Wembley on Wednesday meant they exited the tournament 4-3 on aggregate despite dominating the tie overall.

Juventus confirm interest in Liverpool’s Emre Can

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta confirmed on Wednesday the Serie A champions are targeting Liverpool’s German international Emre Can.

The 24-year-old’s contract with the English Premier League side runs out on June 30.

“Emre Can is a player whose contract is running down, so it allows us to approach him for negotiations and that is the course we have taken,” Marotta told Sky Sport Italia.

Juventus boss backs Premier League transfer window move

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Milan (AFP) – Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta has backed the decision by English Premier League clubs to close the transfer window before the start of the season and wants Serie A to follow suit.

Premier League clubs voted that new players not be allowed to register after 1600 GMT on the Thursday before the season starts.

Real Madrid to buy back Morata from Juventus

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Rome (AFP) Real Madrid will exercise their right to buy back the contract of their former player Álvaro Morata from Juventus, the Spanish club confirmed on Tuesday.

"Real Madrid have informed JuventusFC of their decision to salvage the federative rights on the playerÁlvaro Morata, who will join up with the first team for pre-season training under the command of Zinedine Zidane," the Madrid club said in a brief statement.

Real Madrid to buy back Morata from Juventus

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Rome (AFP) Real Madrid will exercise their right to buy back the contract of their former player Álvaro Morata from Juventus, the Spanish club confirmed on Tuesday.

"Real Madrid have informed JuventusFC of their decision to salvage the federative rights on the playerÁlvaro Morata, who will join up with the first team for pre-season training under the command of Zinedine Zidane," the Madrid club said in a brief statement.

Juventus: Vidal Will Have To Hand In Transfer Request To Leave

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Arturo Vidal will have to submit a formal transfer request if he wants to leave Juventus according to the club.

Juventus' general director Giuseppe Marotta has reportedly told both the Chile international and Paul Pogba, who is reportedly a target of Chelsea, Manchester United and City, according to the aforementioned source, that they will need to hand in a transfer request if they wish to leave Turin.

Club chief says Radamel Falcao wanted to join European giant, not Manchester United

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Club chief says Radamel Falcao wanted to join European giant, not Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Juventus director Giuseppe Marotta has revealed that Radamel Falcao wanted to join the Serie A winners and was very close to making a switch to Italy.

The Colombian international made a switch to Old Trafford on the final day of the transfer window as he joined United on a season-long loan.

Condition revealed for €60m-rated star to join Manchester United or Liverpool

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Juventus has revealed that they will allowArturo Vidal joins Manchester United or Liverpool if he asks to leave the Turin club.

The Chilean international has long been on the radar of United manager Louis van Gaal.

Juventus CEO Opens Door To Vidal Transfer To Manchester United

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Juventus and Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United for weeks now, and after denying he was going nowhere, Juventus appeared to soften that stance on Monday when the club's CEO Giuseppe Marotta is said that they will only sell Vidal if the midfielder asks to to go.

United in £48m bid for number one target

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Manchester United have tabled a €60m €48m for Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal and they've also already contacted the Chilean's agent over the financial package they are ready to offer to the midfielder, according to reports in Italy.

La Gazzetta dello Sport claims that Vidal's agent, Fernando Felicevich, is due to arrive in Turin tonight to meet Juventus' manager Massimiliano Allegri and the Serie A champions' general manager, Giuseppe Marotta, and during their meeting Juventus will be made aware that United are ready to offer Vidal €8m £6.

United open talks with £40m midfielder’s agent

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In the latest twist surrounding Manchester United's pursuit of Arturo Vidal, the club has apparently opened talks with the Chilean midfielder's agent and could soon test Juventus resolve with a €50m £40m offer, according to Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla'.

Pedulla', who is normally ratherreliable in terms of transfer rumours, had already mentioned Vidal twice earlier this week, firstly claiming that United had made a €50m bid and that the Chilean international, who claimed he'd be "relaxed if a move to United fell through" was holding out for net wages of €10m £8m per season.

Contrasting reports on United’s number one target

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Arturo Vidal will not join Manchester United this summer, according to Juventus general manager, Giuseppe Marotta, who insisted the Chile international is "not for sale" and "happy to be at the club", despite rumours suggesting otherwise over the last couple of weeks.

Vidal has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer, with reports suggesting he could be moving to United for around £32m, while other sources claimed United would try and get the Chilean for a cheaper fee and some reports in the Italian press last night suggested that United were ready to present a €44m £35m offer for the 27-year-old.

Juventus Give Vote Of Confidence To Antonio Conte

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You would think that winning back to back titles would give Juventus coach Antonio Conte some sort of job security. But instead there have been rumours surrounding the Juve coach for months that he will replaced.

In response to the latest round of rumours, Bianconeri general director Giuseppe Marotta has had to make a public statement of support for his embattled coach.

Juventus set to sell off excess forwards in last month of transfer window

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According to Juventus Director general Giuseppe Marotta, the Bianconeri are set to begin the process of thining out their attack as they head into the final month of the transfer window.

With the club having already secured the services of Carlos Tevez from Manchester City and Athletic Bilbao star Fernando Llorente, the club now have an overabundance of forwards that is going to have to be managed.

Juventus News: Antonio Conte and Giorgio Chiellini Apologize

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Giorgio Chiellini of Juventus-Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images

After a match between Juventus and Genoa last month a game that ended in a 1-1 draw four men associated with the Bianconeri were given fines and suspensions for reacting poorly to referee Marco Guida's decision not to award a penalty for a suspected handball by a Genoa defender.

Defending Serie A Champions Juventus in Dire Straights: A (Satirical) Fan’s View

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Sebastian Giovinco of Juventus FC reacts during the TIM cup match against S.S. Lazio (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Three draws out of the last four matches and Juventus are in trouble. With the club's seeming inability to attract a "top striker", coupled with poor past spending and unwillingness to splash the cash for proven talent, the future looks bleak for the Bianconeri.

Juventus Will Be Back For Llorente In January

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The Director General of Juventus, Giuseppe Marotta says that the Italian champions will be back for  Athletic Club player Fernando Llorente during the winter transfer window.

Marotta mentioned the Real Madrid coach when asked by journalists about the matter.

"Mourinho says that Llorente will play for Juventus in January?

Juventus Will Be Back For Llorente In January

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The Director General of Juventus, Giuseppe Marotta says that the Italian champions will be back for Athletic Club player Fernando Llorente during the winter transfer window. Marotta mentioned the Real Madrid coach when asked by journalistsabout the matter. "Mourinho says that Llorente will play for Juventus in January?

‘He Is Not Worthy Of Our City Or Shirt’ – Fiorentina Left Seething Over Dimitar Berbatov U-Turn

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By Chris Wright

It seemed to all and sundry that Dimitar Berbatov was on the cusp of joining Fiorentina yesterday afternoon, with a three-year contract waiting for him on the boardroom table at the Artemio Franchi as he flew in from Manchester.

However, it would appear that Berba had a sudden change of heart after touching down in Italy somewhere, 'disappearing' from the airport despite Fiorentina having paid for his flight with rumours abound that his agent had begun talks with both Juventus and Fulham while they were in transit.

Is Juventus’s Search for a Left Winger a Symptom of a Bigger Problem?

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Juventus has been very busy this summer, something we are all used to by now, but it seems their business is not yet concluded. Earlier this week club director Giuseppe Marotta revealed the Turin giants are looking to sign at least two more players before the transfer window closes next week, an enticing revelation for supporters.

Is Juventus’s Search for a Left Winger a Symptom of a Bigger Problem?

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Juventus has been very busy this summer, something we are all used to by now, but it seems their business is not yet concluded. Earlier this week club director Giuseppe Marotta revealed the Turin giants are looking to sign at ...


Busy Summer Already for Juventus In the Transfer Market

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The annual carousel of potential transfer targets is spinning once again in Turin as Juventus look to try and build a title contending team. As is the summer tradition, star players from all across Europe are being linked with the Bianconeri. But while the flashy names are splashed across the headlines, club General Manager Giuseppe Marotta and Juventus are quietly going about the business of fixing what really needed to be fixed.

Liverpool Star Is Desperate To Quit Anfield

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Liverpool's want-away midfielder Alberto Aquilani looks set to make his loan spell at Juventus permanent, after the player's agent once again reiterated that the 26-year-old is desperate to end his nightmare at Anfield by switching to Serie A giants Juventus.
While Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has stated that he would like to bring Aquilani back to Anfield in the summer, the Italian midfielder has repeatedly insisted that he would prefer to stay at Juventus.

Liverpool Star Will Make £14m Move - President

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Juventus president Giuseppe Marotta has put forward his club's intentions to purchase Alberto Aquilani after he starred for the Old Lady on the weekend against Genoa in a 3-2 victory.
"Aquilani has been a pleasant surprise for us because he had come from a negative period," Marotta told Sky Sport Italia.

Juventus Target Permanent Deal For Alberto Aquilani

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Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta has revealed that the Bianconeri are determined to engage in negotiations with Liverpool over the permanent stay of Alberto Aquilani.
The 26-year-old, who set up Luca Toni's winner in Sunday's 3-2 win over Genoa, is currently on loan from Liverpool until the end of the season.

Five things you may have missed…

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Juve’s Allegri favours shorter transfer window

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Rome (AFP) – Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri added his voice on Friday to calls to shorten the transfer window.

“I’m against closing the transfer window on August 31,” said the 50-year-old, who guided Juve to the Champions League final last season.

“I hope that sooner or later the transfer window will close earlier.

Juve’s Allegri favours shorter transfer window

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Rome (AFP) – Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri added his voice on Friday to calls to shorten the transfer window.

“I’m against closing the transfer window on August 31,” said the 50-year-old, who guided Juve to the Champions League final last season.

“I hope that sooner or later the transfer window will close earlier.

Italy

Who Are Ya? Emanuele Giaccherini (Sunderland)

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Your whistle-stop guide to the latest Premier League arrivals Name: Emanuele Giaccherini Age: 28 Position: Winger Signed from: Juventus Fee: £6.8m Did you know? Giaccherini scored the fastest goal in Italy's international history when he netted against Haiti after 19 seconds... What's the deal? Juve were keen to sell Giaccherini to raise funds for some [.

Fernando Torres Eyed By Juventus Over Summer Move – Should Chelsea Let Him Go?

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By Alan Duffy

It seems that, in order to turn the head of the Bianconeri, all Chelsea striker Fernando Torres had to do was bang in a couple of goals against Leicester City.

According to Goal.com, Serie A giants Juventus are keen to bring the misfiring Spaniard to Turin this summer.

Juventus Will Not Pay Liverpool £16m For Alberto Aquilani

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Juventus will not pay Liverpool £16 million [€18m] to sign midfielder Alberto Aquilani on a permanent contract in the summer, according to sporting director Giuseppe Marotta.
The Italy international joined the Turin giants at the start of the 2010-11 campaign on a season-long loan from the Reds and has been in good form.

Juventus Expect To Sign Aquilani

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Juventus are hopeful they will soon reach an agreement with Liverpool over Alberto Aquilani's permanent move to Turin.
Aquilani, 26, is on a season-long loan with Juve, having failed to impress during his debut campaign at Anfield after joining from Roma in summer 2009.
Juve have the option to purchase the Italy international at the end of the season and general manager Giuseppe Marotta is confident a deal will be agreed.

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Thursday Kickoff: Pots set for Champions League draw, Berbatov to Fulham & more

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The roadmap for the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League group stage will be set on Thursday, with one of the ultimate groups of death lingering as a possibility. The champions of England, Germany, Italy and Spain could all be drawn into the same group, with Real Madrid, Manchester City, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund put in pots 1-4, respectively.

Six Things We Learned On The Last Serie A Weekend

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Giornata 38, despite being the last gameday of the 2010-2011 season, was as fascinating as ever. 10 games, 37 goals, 1 red card, 2 penalties scored, and 2 own goals demonstrated that Serie A went out with a bang. Here are six things that the last matchday of the season taught us. The Old Lady wants a young coach Ahead of Juventus' final game against Napoli, Sporting Director Giuseppe Marotta.