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Juve close in on Motta

June 29, 2010

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Juventus director general Beppe Marotta is said to be very close to doing a deal with Udinese for Marco Motta. The Bianconeri are keen to strengthen at the full-back position and have been scouting Motta for some time. Juventus tried to sign him in January only for Roma boss Claudio Ranieri to veto a deal despite using […]

The baffling snubbing of Giovinco

June 29, 2010

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There is a massive debate sure to engulf Italy in the upcoming months about what happened in South Africa. While many theories will be posited one stands above all for most fans and observers: The perplexing reluctance of giant Italian clubs to start domestic talent. Marcello Lippis’s assertion that he didn’t leave behind any special […]

Bonucci: ‘Juve a dream come true’

June 29, 2010

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Leonardo Bonucci feels it is “a dream come true” to complete his move to Juventus. “I wanted them and they wanted me.” The Bari defender is now officially a Bianconeri player after passing his medical and is just waiting for the red tape to be cleared before penning a contract. “I feel ready to begin […]

‘Pazzini’s worth more than €100m’

June 29, 2010

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Sampdoria President Riccardo Garrone has scotched reports that he has agreed to sell Giampaolo Pazzini to Juventus by saying he wouldn’t even let the striker go for €100m. This morning’s Il Corriere dello Sport claimed that Garrone had promised Pazzini he could leave if a big club came in with an offer for him. The Rome-based daily […]

Juventus in blitz for Mexes

June 29, 2010

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Juventus will try and rush through a bid for Roma centre-back Philippe Mexes so he can move to Turin in time for training camp. The Bianconeri are in the market for a centre-back who can provide Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci with competition. They have already spoken to William Gallas, but the France international wanted too much […]

‘Krasic deal isn’t dead’

June 29, 2010

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Juventus director general Beppe Marotta insists that a deal for CSKA Moscow winger Milos Krasic isn’t dead.Talks for the Serbia international stalled earlier this month when Juventus and CSKA couldn’t agree upon a fee. Speaking to Radio Anch’io lo Sport, Marotta said: “The sun hasn’t definitively set on a deal, but for the moment we have […]

Report: Juve do deal for Pazzini

June 28, 2010

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There are reports that Juventus have agreed a deal with Sampdoria that will see Giampaolo Pazzini move to Turin in the middle of July. Il Corriere dello Sport understands that Sampdoria President Riccardo Garrone promised not to stand in Pazzini’s way last spring if he were to receive an offer to further his career at one […]