Betting Scandal Poised to Extend to a Few More Players

The illegal betting case embroiling Nicolò Fagioli, Sandro Tonali, and Nicolò Zaniolo is set to expand to further players. Differently from the previous ones that have rocked Italian football in recent decades, there’s no suspicion of match-fixing. Still, its ramifications from the sporting standpoint risk being hefty.
Sandro Tonali was questioned for two and a half hours by the Turin’s DA office on Tuesday and admitted to betting on football matches too.

Illegal Gambling Case Expands to Tonali and Zaniolo

Two Italy and Premier League stars, Sandro Tonali and Nicolò Zaniolo, have been excused by the Azzurri and after the police showed up at the Coverciano HQ to notify them of the investigation on illegal gambling. The two talked with the detectives for a while accompanied by delegation leader Gianluigi Buffon.
Following the massive point deduction, Juventus face an uphill battle to qualify for a continental cup for 2023/2024, but many players are expected to stay.

Juventus Exodus Improbable Despite Likely Cup-less Year

Following the point deduction, Juventus face an uphill battle to qualify for a continental cup for 2023/2024. They either have to score a judicial victory, but they’ll face further trials down the line, or win either Europa League or Coppa Italia. They have a double-digit deficit compared to the sixth-placed Lazio.