Former Napoli and Udinese midfielder Valon Behrami has urged Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri to consider replacing Wojciech Szczesny with Mattia Perin in goal. During an interview with DAZN, the Swiss star backed his ex-Genoa teammate to leapfrog the Poland international in the pecking order.
Juventus suffered a morale-crushing 4-2 defeat at Sassuolo on Saturday, with the Mapei Stadium crowd witnessing some of the most incredible scenes you'll see in Serie A this season. From Wojciech Szczesny's epic blunder to help the home side open the scoring to Federico Gatti's ludicrous own goal to seal the visitors' fate, wet conditions in Emilia-Romagna contributed to a truly bizarre evening for Bianconeri.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has urged his team to land back on the ground after Sassuolo gave them a harsh reliability check on Saturday. Allegri's lofty ambitions ahead of this round came crashing down right in front of him as Alessio Dionisi's side mauled Bianconeri 4-2 at the Mapei Stadium.
The Neroverdi eventually sealed the deal, with Andrea Pinamonti restoring their lead and Federico Gatti's shocking gaffe of an own goal making it 4-2. So here are our player ratings for Juventus who suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of their hosts Sassuolo.
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 chiefs hold highly-rated youngster Samuel Iling-Junior in high esteem and want to reward him with a new contract. According to Tuttomercatoweb, the Italian giants are eager to tie their versatile star down to a multi-year deal after fending off several suitors in the summer.
Sassuolo's bid to overcome an underwhelming start to the 2023/24 Serie A season faces a stern test on Saturday as high-flying Juventus touch down at the Mapei Stadium. Let’s look at our match preview for this contest.
Juventus were helped by the spirited support of the Curva in the recent commanding win over Lazio. The Ultras decided to return to the Allianz Stadium after a long strike that started during the Andrea Agnelli era. The new course of the Old Lady is trying to patch things up.
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali has revealed that a move could very well materialize in January, given the Bianconeri put a proper offer on the table. He gave some context as to how the saga panned between the two clubs: ""I admit that there was a contact after Berardi asked to go."
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."
Cristiano Ronaldo has asked his lawyers to recoup €19M he believes Juventus owe him through the CONI’s College of Arbitration. The body settles disparate between players and clubs. The controversy stems from the shady moves by the Bianconeri on wages during the pandemic.
Adrien Rabiot could have been a Roma player instead of joining Juventus a few years ago when he departed PSG as veteran director Walter Sabatini revealed: "I let him slip through my fingers. I had reached an agreement to sign him on a free transfer."