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Champions League last 16 draw: Chelsea to face Barcelona, Tottenham to take on Juventus

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Chelsea were handed the toughest test in the draw for the last 16 of the Champions League as they were paired with five-times European champions Barcelona. Having finished second in their group behind Roma, Antonio Conte’s men were hoping for a potential tie against Besiktas but instead came out against Lionel Messi’s band of superstars. Tottenham were also handed a ...

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Gianluigi Buffon wins Serie A Best Player award as Juventus dominate star-studded ceremony in Milan

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Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has added to his huge silverware collection after winning the Serie A Best Player award at the Gran Gala del Calcio. The legendary Italian picked up the award for his performances during the 2016-17 season at a star-studded ceremony in Milan on Monday, organised by the Italian Football Federation. And it was another brilliant night for Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus side as they dominated the Serie A awards ceremony at the Megawatt ...

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Juventus beaten by Sampdoria after resting Buffon

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Gianluigi Buffon was left on the Juventus bench in their defeat by Sampdoria, along with defender Andrea Barzagli, because “they need time to get over” Italy’s World Cup exit. Massimiliano Allegri rested the pair, who retired from Italy duty following the play-off defeat by Sweden. Sampdoria led through Duvan Zapata’s looping header, with Lucas Torreira and Gianmarco Ferrari making it 3-0. Gonzalo ...

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Kwadwo Asamoah: Juventus deny midfielder’s exit rumours

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Juventus has denied reports that Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah is set to join Galatasaray next summer. Reports surfaced over the weekend in which Kwadwo Asamoah was quoted to have said he was set to move to Turkey next summer. “We agreed on everything over the summer,” the 28-year old was reported to have told Turkish portal Fotomac. “After drawn-out negotiations, I ...

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Gianluigi Buffon to retire unless Juventus win Champions League

Gianluigi Buffon has played 633 times for Juventus and 173 matches for Italy (Image credit: Reuters)

Italy and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will retire at the end of the season unless his club win the Champions League. The 39-year-old hopes to play in next summer’s World Cup and would extend his career for the Club World Cup if Juventus won Europe’s elite trophy. The Serie A side have been beaten in the Champions League final twice in ...

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Napoli beat Roma 1-0 to go five points clear of losing Juventus

Lazio players celebrate with Ciro Immobile after a goal against Juventus. MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images

Ciro Immobile scored twice in a 2-1 Lazio victory in Turin as Paulo Dybala failed to save Juventus from suffering their first home defeat in Serie A in more than two years. A product of the Juve academy who was recently a formidable goal-scoring force for their cross-town rivals Torino, Immobile continued his hot streak this term with a leveller shortly after ...

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Paulo Dybala will leave Juventus – Agent Mino Raiola

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Mino Raiola says he can see Juventus forward Paulo Dybala playing for Chelsea or either Manchester club in the future. Dybala was linked with a move away from Turin in the summer, with Barcelona tipped to be his next club, but he stayed put. The 23-year-old Argentinian starred for Juventus last season as they won Serie A and reached the ...

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No Galatasary move for Kwadwo Asamoah

TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 07:  Kwadwo Asamoah of Juventus FC looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Juventus FC and FC Nordsjaelland at Juventus Arena on November 7, 2012 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Contrary to expectations, Ghana’s Kwadwo Asamoah could not complete a switch to Turkish giants, Galatasaray on Deadline Day from Juvenus. Several reports from Turkey stated that the two teams agreed a fee and Asamoah had also agreed on personal terms ahead of finishing the deal. However, the transfer did not materialise because Juventus Leonardo Spinzzola from fellow Serie A side Atalanta ...

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BREAKING: Galatasaray agree deal with Juventus for Kwadwo Asamoah

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Reports in Turin suggest that Galatasaray and Juventus have finally agreed a deal for Kwadwo Asamoah after several weeks of negotiations. According to reports from the Turkish website Sporx.com, Juventus have accepted a €4.7m from the Turkish giants with Asamoah set to sign a three-year contract worth €2.5m a year. The former Udinese midfielder is said to have pushed for the ...

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