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Howedes ruled out for four weeks

Juventus defender Benedikt Howedes will be out of action for four weeks after picking up a thigh injury in training on Thursday.  The Germany international, who is yet to make his debut following his loan move from Schalke in August, has aggravated a previous injury in his left leg.  A ...

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Dybala backs dropped Higuain to rediscover clinical touch

Paulo Dybala has encouraged struggling Juventus strike partner Gonzalo Higuain to relax and trust the goals will come. The Bianconeri have won their first six Serie A games this season, with their latest victory the 4-0 defeat of rivals Torino on Saturday. While Dybala has enjoyed a sensational start to the ...

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Spalletti promises reaction from smarting Inter

Inter are eager to atone for a poor showing last time out as they prepare to host Genoa in Serie A, insists Luciano Spalletti. The Nerazzurri dropped points for the first time this season in midweek after they needed a 77th-minute Mauro Icardi penalty to salvage a 1-1 draw at ...

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Napoli fear more knee surgery for Milik

Napoli forward Arkadiusz Milik could face knee surgery for a second consecutive season. The Poland international limped off during the closing stages of Saturday’s 3-2 win at SPAL, where Maurizio Sarri’s men extended their 100 per cent start in Serie A. Milik’s debut campaign in Naples was hindered by cruciate ...

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Juventus great Nedved comes out of retirement

At the age of 45, former Juventus midfielder and Ballon d’Or winner Pavel Nedved is coming out of retirement. Czech Nedved signed for amateur side FK Skalna in his homeland after retiring from football in 2009. It is a return home for Nedved, who started his career in Skalna before ...

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Pjanic: Things will only get better for Juventus

Miralem Pjanic sounded a warning to Juventus’ Serie A title rivals that the best is yet to come from Massimiliano Allegri’s side after they thrashed Torino 4-0. The champions made it six wins from six in the top flight on Saturday, with Paulo Dybala drilling them ahead against their Turin rivals before ...

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Juventus and Napoli make record-breaking Serie A start

Juventus’ 4-0 victory over city rivals Torino was not just a great result for Massimiliano Allegri’s side, it also set a new Serie A record. Paulo Dybala continued his fine form by bagging a double, either side of efforts from Miralem Pjanic and Alex Sandro. Juve have now claimed six ...

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Juventus 4 Torino 0: Dybala stars again in rampant derby victory

Paulo Dybala continued his scintillating form as his double helped Juventus thrash 10-man rivals Torino 4-0 in the first Derby della Mole of the Serie A season. Juve’s mercurial number 10 got his first 16 minutes into Saturday’s encounter at the Allianz Stadium, guiding home the opener in typically composed ...

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