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Roma and Juve duel over Barzagli

April 1, 2010

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Roma and Juve are battling it out to sign Wolfsburg centre-back Andrea Barzagli this summer, according to several reports in the Italian media. The 28-year-old was a member of the Italy squad that won the World Cup in 2006. He left Palermo for Germany two years ago and helped Wolfsburg win their first ever Bundesliga […]

Juve plan Lyon raid

April 1, 2010

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Juventus are planning on raiding Lyon this summer with Michel Bastos and Jeremy Toulalan in their sights. The Bianconeri’s vice-general manager Roberto Bettega was at the Gerland on Tuesday to watch Lyon’s Champions League quarter-final against Bordeaux. Bettega is widely thought of as being in charge of Juventus’s reconstruction plans and Tuttosport understands that he […]

Settlement Reached Between Luciano Moggi & Inter’s Massimo Moratti Over Defamation Case

April 1, 2010

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Luciano Moggi and Massimo Moratti have reached a court settlement in relation to a Calciopoli-related defamation case.La Repubblica reports Moggi’s and Moratti‘s lawyers reached the settlement before Judge Aldo Scivicco in the court of Rome at a hearing on Thursday.Moratti had accused Moggi of libel following an interview the former Juventus man gave La Repubblica on July 17, 2006 amid the Calciopoli scandal. Words […]

Atletico want cut-price Tiago

April 1, 2010

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There may be problems in Atletico Madrid’s proposed signing of Tiago Mendes on a permanent basis from Juventus. The Spanish club netted the Portuguese on loan in January with the option to buy outright for €8.5m in the summer. Although the capital giants want to keep a hold of the midfielder, who has quickly settled […]

Blanc unlikely to join Juve

April 1, 2010

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Juventus are again being associated with Rafael Benitez and Massimiliano Allegri after links with Laurent Blanc cooled. The Bordeaux boss was yesterday paired with the Juventus hotseat for next season after vice general manager Roberto Bettega was in France for the Champions League tie against Lyon. However, reports today are suggesting that the former Napoli […]

What shape for Juve?

April 1, 2010

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Juventus boss Alberto Zaccheroni is unsure what formation to field against Udinese given the absence of Diego. The Brazilian attacking midfielder has been ruled out of Saturday’s game with a muscle strain and Zac is considering his options. There is the possibility that he will persist with the 4-3-1-2 route which would probably mean a […]

Rossi future still unclear

April 1, 2010

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Giuseppe Rossi’s agent has cooled speculation about his client’s future. “There is nothing happening right now,” said Andrea Pastorello. The representative was contacted after reports yesterday suggested that Genoa and Juventus are possible destinations for the Villarreal striker this summer. “These are the usual stories that one hears at this time of the year,” he […]