Monthly Archives: February 27, 2018

Allegri: ‘Scudetto winner will deserve it’

Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri shrugs “whoever leads Serie A on May 20 will deserve to win it” after Napoli went four points clear. The Bianconeri’s clash with Atalanta was snowed off on Sunday evening, meaning Maurizio Sarri’s men extended their lead at the top when they thrashed Cagliari last night. “I see that we have…read more

‘Juve think the world of Sturaro’

Stefano Sturaro’s agent claims Juventus “think the world” of the midfielder and that they have “never mentioned the possibility of moving him on.” Sturaro has been linked with an exit from Juve for some time, given his failure to hold down a regular place in their XI, but Carlo Volpi made it clear the Bianconeri…read more

Buffon ‘almost left Juve twice’

Gigi Buffon admits he almost left Juventus twice during the course of his career with the Old Lady. The 40-year-old goalkeeper joined the Bianconeri from Parma in 2001 and has won a host of Serie A, Coppa Italia and Supercoppa titles, as well as Serie B once, during his iconic spell in Turin. However, speaking…read more

Pochettino praises ‘amazing’ Eriksen

Christian Eriksen was praised by Mauricio Pochettino after helping Tottenham to a draw at Juventus. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino lauded the “outstanding” Christian Eriksen after his side’s Champions League draw against Juventus. Eriksen scored a 71st-minute free-kick as Spurs came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw in Turin in the first leg of the…read more

Allegri: Juve must play better, VAR…

Max Allegri admits Juventus “must play better” against Tottenham Hotspur than they did at Fiorentina and claims “there was a foul” before the VAR controversy. Goals from Federico Bernardeschi and Gonzalo Higuain fired Juve to a 2-0 win on Friday, but it came at the cost of a Fiorentina penalty being reversed by VAR, amidst…read more

Szczesny: ‘Secret to Juve success’

Wojciech Szczesny revealed what drives Juventus, working with Gigi Buffon, technology in football and his “dream of being an interior designer.” The shot-stopper spoke today at an event on technology in sport, so naturally discussion turned to VAR. “I think VAR is a very important thing for the future of football. It needs to be…read more

Juve coach Allegri: “Tottenham underrated”

Juventus coach Max Allegri spoke at the official post match press conference after his side demolished Sassuolo 7-0 at home at the Allianz Stadium in the Serie A earlier today. The former AC Milan manager began by looking forward to the next match against Fiorentina saying: “The match against Fiorentina will be very difficult, historically…read more

Allegri: ‘Juve reaching peak’

Max Allegri warns Juventus “will change system again going forward” and are starting to find their peak after beating Sassuolo 7-0. “We have to compliment the lads on how they interpreted the game, as we were coming off a Coppa Italia semi-final and there was the risk of losing concentration,” the Coach told Mediaset Premium….read more

Giaccherini: ‘Napoli like my Juve’

Emanuele Giaccherini believes Napoli have the right mentality to win the Scudetto. “I had the same feeling when I was at Juventus.” The 32-year-old winger joined Chievo on loan in the January transfer window due to a lack of playing time, but is still cheering on his former teammates. “I think Napoli have reached the…read more