Juventus' trip to Palermo represents a seemingly ordinary match between two Serie A sides. One is a giant that resides in Turin, the other a smaller club from Sicily. Yet whenever the Rosanero host the Bianconeri, tickets sell out quickly and so many fans can be heard chanting for Juve.
Many have wondered why this match is looked upon as a derby. To the most ardent fans, those who cheer on Juve are nothing short of traitors, but the link between the two sides is a story etched in history and made...
Shakhtar Donetsk star Alex Teixeira has said Chelsea and Juventus are in talks to sign him and that playing in the Premier League is his dream.
Teixeira, 25, has scored 23 goals in 23 games this season for Shakhtar and has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge in the English media.
The Brazilian has told Lance! that Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Juve have all registered their interest but indicated that the Blues would be his destination of choice.
Former Juventus midfielder Simone Pepe has praised coach Massimiliano Allegri for turning the club's fortunes around after their difficult start to the season.
Juve made the joint worst start to a season in their history after losing stars such as Andrea Pirlo, Arturo Vidal, Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente and Kingsley Coman in the summer.
However, three wins in a row in Serie A and Wednesday's 1-0 Champions League victory over Manchester City have lifted the mood.
Juve are still nine points behind...