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Hoewedes joins Juventus in hasty transfer

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Rome (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes completed a hastily arranged transfer to Italian champions Juventus on Wednesday after being stripped of the captaincy at Schalke.

“Juventus Football Club announces that Benedikt Hoewedes has signed on a season-long loan deal with an option to buy,” the Italian giants announced on their website.

Hoewedes set to join Juventus in hasty transfer

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes is set to join Italian champions Juventus on Wednesday in a hastily arranged transfer after being stripped of the captaincy at Schalke.

Juventus confirmed via the club’s official Twitter account that Hoewedes was in Turin for a medical check.

Hoewedes set to join Juventus in hasty transfer

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Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Benedikt Hoewedes is set to join Italian champions Juventus on Wednesday in a hastily arranged transfer after being stripped of the captaincy at Schalke.

Juventus confirmed via the club’s official Twitter account that Hoewedes was in Turin for a medical check.

Juventus lose Marchisio for a month

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Rome (AFP) – Juventus’ goalscoring midfielder Claudio Marchisio will be out for up to four weeks after suffering a knee injury, the Italian champions said Friday.

Marchisio has been suffering pain in the same left knee that was operated on in 2016 after he ruptured ligaments.

“He will be unavailable for three to four weeks,” Juventus said.

Juventus lose Marchisio for a month

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Rome (AFP) – Juventus’ goalscoring midfielder Claudio Marchisio will be out for up to four weeks after suffering a knee injury, the Italian champions said Friday.

Marchisio has been suffering pain in the same left knee that was operated on in 2016 after he ruptured ligaments.

“He will be unavailable for three to four weeks,” Juventus said.

Buffon saves VAR penalty as Juventus overrun Cagliari

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Milan (AFP) – Goals from Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain handed Juventus a 3-0 win over Cagliari on Saturday, as the Italian champions defied a video assistant referee (VAR) penalty decision to open their Serie A campaign in commanding fashion.

Juventus, who sealed a record sixth consecutive Serie A title last season but lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid, take a familiar spot at the top of the fledgling table.

Buffon saves VAR penalty as Juventus overrun Cagliari

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Milan (AFP) – Goals from Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain handed Juventus a 3-0 win over Cagliari on Saturday, as the Italian champions defied a video assistant referee (VAR) penalty decision to open their Serie A campaign in commanding fashion.

Juventus, who sealed a record sixth consecutive Serie A title last season but lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid, take a familiar spot at the top of the fledgling table.

Tweets and Photos: Spurs players react to beating Juventus

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Tottenham Hotspur rounded off their pre-season schedule in style with a 2-0 win over Italian champions Juventus at Wembley yesterday. Goals from...

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Juventus coach rules out Chelsea move for Alex Sandro

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Chelsea's hopes of signing Juventus left-back Alex Sandro have been dealt a blow after the Italian champions' coachh Massimiliano Allegri...

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Who is the new United scout from Juve?

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Reports suggest that Manchester United have employed scout Javier Ribalta from Juventus. The Italian, who is currently employed as the scouting manager for the Italian champions, will join chief scouts Jim Lawlor and Marcel Bout is spotting potential talent for United for the season ahead.

Ribalta has been at the club for five years before confirming on Juve's website that he was leaving.

Dybala stars as Juventus outclass Barcelona

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Argentine striker Paulo Dybala upstaged his illustrious compatriot Lionel Messi with a brace as Juventus outclassed Barcelona 3-0 in their Champions League quarter-final first leg in Turin on Tuesday.

Dybala scored twice in the first 22 minutes for the Italian champions and Giorgio Chiellini made it 3-0 10 minutes into the second half, leaving Barcelona shellshocked.

Dybala stars as Juventus outclass Barcelona

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Argentine striker Paulo Dybala upstaged his illustrious compatriot Lionel Messi with a brace as Juventus outclassed Barcelona 3-0 in their Champions League quarter-final first leg in Turin on Tuesday.

Dybala scored twice in the first 22 minutes for the Italian champions and Giorgio Chiellini made it 3-0 10 minutes into the second half, leaving Barcelona shellshocked.

Allegri braced to decide Juve future

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Milan (AFP) – Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left doubts hanging over his commitment to the Italian champions on Saturday by saying he could decide his future with the club later this month.

Allegri, who has won two Serie A titles in Turin and steered Juve to the Champions League final in his first season in charge, has been linked with a move to England’s Premier League.

Allegri braced to decide Juve future

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Milan (AFP) – Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri left doubts hanging over his commitment to the Italian champions on Saturday by saying he could decide his future with the club later this month.

Allegri, who has won two Serie A titles in Turin and steered Juve to the Champions League final in his first season in charge, has been linked with a move to England’s Premier League.

No plane advantage for Juventus – Allegri

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Doha (AFP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri denied on Thursday that his side were at an advantage because their Italian Super Cup final opponents AC Milan touched down in Qatar 24 hours late.

Milan only arrived in Doha late Tuesday a full day after Juve after technical problems with their plane pushed back the team's arrival.

No plane advantage for Juventus – Allegri

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Doha (AFP) Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri denied on Thursday that his side were at an advantage because their Italian Super Cup final opponents AC Milan touched down in Qatar 24 hours late.

Milan only arrived in Doha late Tuesday a full day after Juve after technical problems with their plane pushed back the team's arrival.

Situm can’t wait for Juventus date

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) Dinamo Zagreb striker Mario Situm described meeting Juventus as a "dream date", even if the Croatians risk another heavy defeat by the Italian champions on Wednesday.

Giants in Croatia Dinamo are playing for pride in Europe, having lost all five games and failing to even score a single goal.

Situm can’t wait for Juventus date

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) Dinamo Zagreb striker Mario Situm described meeting Juventus as a "dream date", even if the Croatians risk another heavy defeat by the Italian champions on Wednesday.

Giants in Croatia Dinamo are playing for pride in Europe, having lost all five games and failing to even score a single goal.

Cuadrado strikes as 10-man Juve sink Lyon

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Lyon (AFP) Juan Cuadrado came off the bench to score a late winner as 10-man Juventus beat Lyon 1-0 in France in Champions League Group H on Wednesday.

The Italian champions saw Gianluigi Buffon save a first-half Alexandre Lacazette penalty and then had Mario Lemina sent off early in the second period.

Cuadrado strikes as 10-man Juve sink Lyon

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Lyon (AFP) Juan Cuadrado came off the bench to score a late winner as 10-man Juventus beat Lyon 1-0 in France in Champions League Group H on Wednesday.

The Italian champions saw Gianluigi Buffon save a first-half Alexandre Lacazette penalty and then had Mario Lemina sent off early in the second period.

Juventus plotting double trouble in transfer market for Arsenal

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The Italian champions, Juventus, and their coach, Antonio Conte, seem to have it in for Arsenal and Arsene Wenger. Not only are they planning to beat the Gunners to the signature of Spanish transfer target Fernando Llorente, but they hope to persuade Theo Walcott to forget about signing a new contract with Arsenal and move to Italy instead.

Chelsea 2-2 Juventus - Match Report

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Chelsea squandered a 2-0 lead at Stamford Bridge as they began the defence of their Champions League crown with a draw against Italian champions Juventus.

Brazilian Oscar put Roberto Di Matteo's side ahead when his deflected long-range strike deceived Gianluigi Buffon. He then made it 2-0 to the home side inside 35 minutes with a stunning, curling shot which flew into the top corner of the net.

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?

Juve slam former Man Utd striker

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Following his last-minute decision to snub Italian duo Fiorentina and Juventus for a move to Fulham, former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has drawn strong criticism from Juve sporting director Beppe Marotta.

Marotta, who was speaking to Sky Sport Italia regarding the Bianconeri's pursuit of Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner on the deadline day, slammed Berbatov for poorly communicating his decision to Fiorentina.

Arsenal misfit linked with La Liga

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Park Chu-Young opted to leave his Lille medical incomplete for a last-minute move to Arsenal last season but after finding his opportunities shockingly limited at the Emirates Stadium, the South Korea international is set to move to La Liga newcomers Celta Vigo.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is reportedly willing to let the striker leave in pursuit of regular football, with the Spanish media hinting that an initial loan move is likely to be completed today with a view for a permanent transfer at the end of this season.

Arsenal offload the best striker in the world

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When was the last time a footballer failed a medical? Does it ever happen? I seriously hope not, because the director general of Italian champions Juventus has said the words that all Gooners have been longing to hear. Beppe Marotta told Sky Sports Italia, "Nicklas Bendtner is already in Italy and will undergo a medical [.

Man Utd striker stirs ugly debate in Italy

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Dimitar Berbatov was only exercising his right to a destination of choice when he opted for a last-minute move to Fulham but that has not stopped Italian rivals Juventus and Fiorentina to be locked in a heated exchange of words over the striker's proposed transfer.

Manchester United have used Berbatov rather sparingly since the end of the 2010-11 campaign, where he saw himself excluded from the club's Champions League final squad despite his prolific goal-scoring form that season.

Gunner avoids commenting on RvP

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Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has avoided commenting on skipper Robin van Persie's tricky contract situation, insisting that he will only find out more when he leaves Team GB's Olympics campaign to rejoin the Gunners next month.

Ramsey's selection as a member of Team GB during the London Olympics rules him out of Arsenal's pre-season preparations and the Welshman has made the wise choice of not getting involved in club matters while is away.

Juventus Remain In Hunt For Suarez

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Juventus are preparing to test Liverpool's resolve with a bid for Luis Suarez.
The Italian champions are looking to bolster their forward line and have looked at Arsenal's Robin van Persie and Edin Dzeko of Manchester City.
But Juventus have held a long-standing interest in Suarez, who has been in discussion with Liverpool over extending his current contract.

Juve

Buffon saves VAR penalty as Juve overrun Cagliari

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Milan (AFP) – Goals from Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain handed Juventus a 3-0 win over Cagliari on Saturday, as the Italian champions defied a video assistant referee (VAR) penalty decision to open their Serie A campaign in commanding fashion.

Juventus, who sealed a record sixth consecutive Serie A title last season but lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid, take a familiar spot at the top of the fledgling table.

Buffon saves VAR penalty as Juve overrun Cagliari

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Milan (AFP) – Goals from Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain handed Juventus a 3-0 win over Cagliari on Saturday, as the Italian champions defied a video assistant referee (VAR) penalty decision to open their Serie A campaign in commanding fashion.

Juventus, who sealed a record sixth consecutive Serie A title last season but lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid, take a familiar spot at the top of the fledgling table.

‘Keeper Szczesny seals Juve move

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London (AFP) – Poland stopper Wojciech Szczesny has completed a move from Arsenal to Italian champions Juventus for an undisclosed fee, both clubs confirmed Wednesday.

Having passed a medical in Turin Szczesny put pen to paper on a four-year deal expected to be worth around £13.3 million ($17.

‘Keeper Szczesny seals Juve move

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London (AFP) – Poland stopper Wojciech Szczesny has completed a move from Arsenal to Italian champions Juventus for an undisclosed fee, both clubs confirmed Wednesday.

Having passed a medical in Turin Szczesny put pen to paper on a four-year deal expected to be worth around £13.3 million ($17.

Juve’s Bonucci in shock Milan move

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Rome (AFP) – Italy international defender Leonardo Bonucci is joining AC Milan in a shock move from Italian champions Juventus, the San Siro side announced on Friday.

“Bonucci in Milan,” the buying club reported on their official website, alongside pictures of the smiling defender being enthusiastically welcomed by Rossoneri supporters.

Juve’s Bonucci nears shock AC Milan move

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Rome (AFP) – Italy international defender Leonardo Bonucci is on the verge of a shock transfer to AC Milan from Italian champions Juventus after he arrived in Milan on Friday.

Bonucci has won six successive Serie A titles with Juve but is close to finalising a move to Milan that Italian sports daily Gazzetta dello Sport says is worth 40 million euros ($45.

Juve’s Bonucci nears shock AC Milan move

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Rome (AFP) – Italy international defender Leonardo Bonucci is on the verge of a shock transfer to AC Milan from Italian champions Juventus after he arrived in Milan on Friday.

Bonucci has won six successive Serie A titles with Juve but is close to finalising a move to Milan that Italian sports daily Gazzetta dello Sport says is worth 40 million euros ($45.

Manchester City

Sir Alex talks up RvP bid

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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has acknowledged the legitimacy of reports linking his side with Arsenal skipper Robin van Persie since yesterday, confirming that a bid was quietly submitted.

Van Persie did not travel to the Gunners' pre-season tour of Asia amid speculation that United's bid was being considered.

Usmanov and Moshiri lay into Kroenke and Arsenal board

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There are a lot of Arsenal supporters upset over Robin van Persie's statement, which revealed he wasn't going to sign a contract extension with the club. There were a few shareholders who weren't very happy either, especially Alisher Usmanov and Farhad Moshiri.

Usmanov and Moshiri, who are the club's second-largest shareholders with a combined 30 per cent, said they have deep reservations about Stan Kroenke, the majority shareholder, and the direction the club is going.

The Rest

Juventus manager Antonio Conte receives ten-month match-fixing ban

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Juventus manager Antonio Conte has been given a ten-month ban from football for failing to report match-fixing whilst in charge of former club Siena, in a move that will shock the Italian champions. Despite denying the allegations in May of this year, Conte entered a plea bargain that would have resulted in a three-month ban [.