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Archives: Juventus

Juventus officially reject Barcelona’s €80 million offer for Paul Pogba

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Today, after a meeting between representatives from both clubs, Juventus have officially rejected Barcelona’s €80 million offer for midfielder Paul Pogba. Earlier today it was learned that Barcelona’s sporting director and director of sporting institutional relations had flown to Turin to … Continue reading

Barcelona officials are in Italy today to secure €90 million deal for Paul Pogba

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona’s sporting director and director of sporting institutional relations have flown to Italy today to convince Juventus officials that their €90 million offer for midfielder Paul Pogba should be accepted. Although the La Liga side is in the midst of its … Continue reading

Barcelona prepared to make €90 million offer for Paul Pogba, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona are prepared to make a €90 million offer to Juventus for midfielder Paul Pogba, according to the Catalan daily SPORT. Shortly after the conclusion of the 2014-15 campaign, the Spanish and European champions ended negotiations with Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan … Continue reading

Juventus’ signings cement team’s place amongst European elite

Posted on by Ben Rosener
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Juventus made enormous strides last season in terms of reclaiming its place amongst Europe’s best. After years of dominating domestically, the Bianconeri finally broke through in the UEFA Champions League. The Old Lady beat the likes of Real Madrid, Monaco … Continue reading

The rise of Juventus from Serie B relegation to European heavyweight once more

Posted on by Ganesh Mukundan
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In May 2006, Italian soccer reached its nadir when the Calciopoli (match-fixing scandal) broke out. It was a full-blooded kick right in the solar plexus that left the entire soccer fraternity stunned and at a loss for words. Italy was in turmoil … Continue reading

Diego Simeone’s influence has Carlos Tevez on the verge of Atletico Madrid move

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is on the verge of quite a transfer coup. Over the past few weeks, the Argentine has been using his influence to recruit fellow countryman Luciano Vietto from Villarreal. And it now appears Simeone has convinced Carlos … Continue reading

Barca-Juve match posts second-highest TV ratings ever for Champions League final

Posted on by Chris Moore
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In what turned out to be an exciting match, the 2015 UEFA Champions League final between Barcelona and Juventus posted very solid television ratings according to Nielsen.  Nielsen, an information and measurement company, claims that this year’s final held a 1.3 … Continue reading

Barcelona focused on signing Paul Pogba after ending talks with Ilkay Gundogan

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona have ended negotiations with Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and have re-focused their attention on signing Paul Pogba from Juventus. Prior to the UEFA Champions League final, Barcelona were reportedly close to reaching an agreement for Gundogan, but negotiations fell … Continue reading

Barcelona vs. Juventus, UEFA Champions League Final: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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In the final game of the 2014/15 European soccer season, all eyes turn to Berlin as the German capital prepares to host the UEFA Champions League final. Italian giant Juventus and Spanish powerhouse Barcelona, two historically dominant clubs, square off to … Continue reading

Barcelona vs. Juventus predicted lineups and team news: UEFA Champions League Final

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Barcelona play Juventus at the Berlin Stadium in Germany on Saturday in the much anticipated 2015 UEFA Champions League final. For viewers in the United States, the game is being shown live on FOX. Kickoff time is 2:45pm ET. Both … Continue reading

Juventus are the best equipped team in Europe to halt Barcelona’s attacking quality

Posted on by Matt Jones
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There’s an opinion building that Juventus, pursuing the third European Cup win in their history, are destiny’s team this season. The Italian champions’ run to the Berlin final has rightly been lauded and there’s no denying that along the way … Continue reading

Champions League Final Preview: Underestimate Juventus at your peril

Posted on by Joe Mangiacasale
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Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final will undoubtedly use up a lot of the same old soccer clichés. It will likely be billed as “The battle between two polar opposites,” comparing the free scoring and adventurous Barcelona against the stubborn but defensive Juventus. … Continue reading

Michel Platini still scarred by Heysel disaster

Posted on by PA Sport
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UEFA president Michel Platini says the horrors of the Heysel disaster have “never left” him as soccer marks the 30th anniversary of the tragedy. A collapsing wall at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels before the start of the European Cup … Continue reading

Sami Khedira and Paulo Dybala pass respective medicals ahead of Juventus moves

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira and Palermo striker Paulo Dybala have passed their respective medicals and are expected to be presented as Juventus players in the coming days. Khedira was once a fixture in Real Madrid’s starting eleven under former … Continue reading

Paulo Dybala will be the new Lionel Messi, says Palermo president

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini says striker Paulo Dybala will be the new Lionel Messi and, despite interest from other clubs, the young Argentine only ever wanted to sign for Juventus. While it has yet to be officially confirmed by the … Continue reading

Juventus nearing agreement for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, says report

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Juventus are nearing an agreement for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, according to a report from the Spanish publication Marca. The German international has been out of favor in Spain for quite some time and has steadily been linked with … Continue reading

Johan Cruyff finds it ridiculous Real Madrid have won the league once in 7 years

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Legendary Dutch player and coach Johan Cruyff has never been one to shy away from sharing his opinion. In an article published in De Telegraf, the former Barcelona manager criticized Real Madrid for their recent run of form in La … Continue reading