Federico Chiesa has returned to form this season, adapting to his new role more quickly than anticipated, and Juventus have scheduled talks to extend his contract. The matter is somewhat urgent because his current contract expires in 2025. They’d be in a tough spot if he didn’t prolong it.
Sassuolo staged an upset of epic proportion as they bounced back from a 4-2 defeat at Frosinone with an emphatic 4-2 home victory over none other than high-flying Juventus. An enthralling encounter at the Mapei Stadium saw Alessio Dionisi's side thrive in the face of adversity to arrest their visitors' stellar Serie A start.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri discussed the level of fitness of Dusan Vlahovic and Federico Chiesa and more ahead of Saturday’s clash with Sassuolo: “They followed a specialized program for one day due to small problems, but they are fully available for this match."
Italy took home a precious victory over Ukraine in the most recent Euro qualifier despite being down a few pieces. Luciano Spalletti and the medical staff were careful with banged-up players. They quickly sent them home even if they could have potentially played through their ailments to avoid irking their clubs.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri expects Dusan Vlahovic and Federico Chiesa to take their exciting attacking partnership to a new level. In an interview after his side's emphatic 3-1 home win over Lazio, the ex-Milan coach expressed his optimism about what the future holds for his new offensive tandem.
Dusan Vlahovic's first brace of the 2023/24 Serie A season inspired Juventus to an overwhelming 3-1 home triumph over Lazio on Saturday afternoon. Speaking to the press in the aftermath, the Serbia international admitted Massimiliano Allegri's men have "a point to prove" this season.
The international break has been a cause of concern for multiple clubs, but most of the latest physical injuries suffered by Serie A aces are mild. Federico Chiesa could be present in Saturday’s clash with Lazio as his tests came back clean. Maignan and Hernandez are good to go.
Just when it looked like Federico Chiesa could be hitting his stride at Juventus, another injury setback threatens to throw a spanner in the works. The quicksilver winger has withdrawn from the Italy national team due to a muscle injury on the eve of Saturday's Euro 2024 qualifier against North Macedonia.
A third consecutive failed attempt to qualify for a major international tournament would be a disaster for Italy. Keen to avoid that fate, Gli Azzurri head to the National Arena Toshe Proeski in Skopje to lock horns with North Macedonia in a high-stakes Euro 2024 qualifier on Saturday.
Paulo Dybala is improving and is likely to be present against Empoli after the break. He didn’t leave for international duties due to an adductor problem that forced him to miss the Milan clash. La Joya trained almost fully on Thursday. He has more than a week to heal fully.
Juventus have been tipped to open contract talks with Federico Chiesa and Paul Pogba, but less pivotal extensions are likely to come sooner. The Bianconeri recently announced that Kenan Yildiz, who’s now part of the first team, prolonged his deal until 2027.
Federico Chiesa might soon earn a contract extension from the Juventus board following impressive performances in the new season. His match-winning displays so far have earned him great praise, and the Bianconeri could tie the EURO 2020 winner for a further two years, extending his stay until 2027.