The former Italian national team manager Marcelo Lippi has praised the Juventus manager Antonio Conte by saying that he expects the current Italian champions to remain top of the table at the end of this season as well.
The former Bayern Munich and Inter Milan defender Lucio has said that he is extremely keen on leaving the Italian club Juventus either in January or in the summer after falling down the pecking order. Lucio joined the Italian champions in the summer from Inter Milan, with whom he spent three successful years.
Juventus has defeated Siena in a Serie A match played at Stadio Comunale Artemio Franchi on Tuesday. Juventus won the match by a close margin of 2-1. This was the sixth victory for Juventus in the ongoing Serie A League.
Juventus is currently at no. 1 in the Serie A points table with 19 points in 7 matches. Out of the 7 matches that Juventus has played in the Serie A in the current season, it has won 6 and the remaining 1 ended in a draw.
The Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo has said that the club does not only want to succeed in the Champions League this season and are looking to do well in all competitions. Juventus managed to lift the league title for the first time in nine seasons.
They even went unbeaten throughout the season, which was also a record for the current format of the Italian Serie A. As a result, many are predicting that the club will be focusing only on doing well in the Champions League this season, as they have spent a long time waiting to play in this competition.
Luis Suarez has prevented any speculation linking him with a move to Italian club Juventus by signing a new contract with Liverpool, according to the Liverpool news website. The 25-year-old Uruguay striker has been linked with Italian club Juventus throughout the summer.
Juventus have won the Italian Super Cup, defeating Napoli in the final by 4-2. The result of the match couldn’t be decided in the first 90 minutes. So, the match was extended for the next 30 minutes. The players of Juventus played brilliantly in extra time and won the match convincingly.
Napoli took lead twice in the match, but, on both the occasions, Juventus leveled the score.
Juventus sporting director Beppe Marotta has said that he feels that Fiorentina midfielder Jovetic will be a great signing for the club. Juventus have been linked with the 22-year-old midfielder, who has been heavily linked with Premier league club Chelsea as well. However, it is thought that the Italian club will be the front-runners when it comes to the negotiations stage.
Udinese director Fabrizio Larini has said that the club faces a tough fight to keep the midfield duo of Mauricio Isla and Kwadwo Asamoah from the prying eyes of Juventus.
Mauricio Isla and Kwadwo Asamoah have been sensational for Udinese this season. They have been largely responsible for their charge up the table, despite losing the likes of Alexis Sanchez in the summer.
Juventus recently submitted a proposal to retire the number 10 won by legendary striker Alessandro del Piero, who is all set to leave the club in the next month.
By doing so, Alessandro del Pirlo will bring to an end an allegiance with Juventus that began back in 1993. He has been with Juventus during all these years after having faced a lot of disappointment and ecstasy with the club.
He was part of the Juventus team that played in the second division of Italian football for the first time in their history when the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic choose to leave the club.
Juventus ensured that many in the footballing world would hate them when they were heavily involved in the match fixing scandal that rocked Italian football in 2006.
Juve cheated their way to successive Serie A titles.
They were punished but after a series of appeals they were in a position to return to the big time within just a couple of years; finishing third in Serie A in 2008 and runners up in 2009.
They returned to the Champions League just two years after being found guilty of buying two league titles.