With the end of the transfer window approaching, Juventus are working on finding solutions in certain areas as well as investing in bright young starlets. The latest news surrounds the possible arrival of Pablo Osvaldo, who has rejected several proposals in hopes he either ends up at Milan or Juventus.
"I'm destroying you!" was the scream from Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri as he showed he has not lost his touch in a training ground contest with Paul Pogba on Thursday.
The pair stayed behind after training had finished, challenging each other to find the back of a small goal from 25 yards, without the ball touching the ground first.
Allegri came out on top of the contest 5-2, taking visible pleasure in beating a player he values at 100 million euros.
Juventus posted a video of the "shot challenge"...
In the world of sport, periods of increased or decreased form from an individual or team are quick to be jumped upon. The "purple patch" is a phrase oft-used to describe an individual's improved performances over a short period of time, and the "in-form" player is heralded for this upturn in fortunes.
When, though, does a player stop being "in-form" and his performances reflect the norm? When does he stop "playing out of his skin" and instead perform exceptionally within it?
The players who...
Forty points separate Juventus from Parma in the Serie A table, yet on Wednesday night in the Coppa Italia match, they played on par in what can only be described as the dullest match of the cup thus far.
Once again, Massimiliano Allegri relied upon the 4-3-3 formation in this competition, demonstrating his side's tactical flexibility, but unlike in the match against Hellas Verona, Juventus played a poor game riddled with errors. Disinterested and lethargic, the intensity was lacking while few were...
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Manchester United dominated possession but could manage only a goalless FA Cup draw with Cambridge United. Chelsea and Manchester City also endured embarrassing defeats in their FA Cup matches, while Arsenal survived a scare of their own vs. Brighton Hove and Albion.
What was the most surprising FA Cup result this weekend?
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Another win on Sunday, a 2-0 triumph over Chievo Verona, means that Juventus are now eight points ahead of second-place Roma, at least for a few hours before the Giallorossi take on Fiorentina later on Sunday. Gifted with individuals who can change the course of the game in an instant, the Bianconeri earned their fourth consecutive victory, forcing the Flying Donkeys to accept their inferior quality.
Chievo Verona, thanks to their training techniques, played in an organised fashion with great...