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Who is Zakaria and is he needed by Juventus?
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Who is Zakaria and is he needed by Juventus?

According to the most reliable sources, one of Juventus's main targets for the winter window is to sign a midfielder, therefore, here is a name to look for, one that is becoming more and more of a possibility and that is Denis Zakaria. The 24-year-old Swiss is a defensive midfielder who has been for some seasons, standing out in the Bundesliga as a very solid and promising player. The deal financially Over the past few years, Zakaria has attracted interest from several European clubs, which leads us to believe that we would have a dispute for the player in January. However, according to the latest informations, the only club that has any real interest in the player in the next window is Roma, which would not complicate anything, since according to Nicolò Schira "Juventus have overtak...
Report: Ramsey in search of a new club
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Report: Ramsey in search of a new club

According to transfer market specialist Fabrizio Romano, Aaron Ramsey is prepearing to leave Italy. Ramsey's relationship with Juventus has deteriorated to the point where he will now be able to leave as early as January, as solutions are being explored. Ramsey's two and half seasons at Juventus have not gone as the fans would have hoped. Ramsey has always struggled to play consecutive games due to fitness issues and the fans now seem to be fed up of the Welsh. According to reports, Juventus are already looking for names to replace Ramsey,  Denis Zakara from Borussia Mönchengladbach and Axel Witsel from Borussia Dortmund are at the top of Bianconeri's list for this winter market, both players are out of contract in summer. Juve will be hoping to pay a small compensation and land the pla...
Vlahovic is Juventusʼs top target but transfer is unlikely this winter
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Vlahovic is Juventusʼs top target but transfer is unlikely this winter

Serbia qualified for the 2022 World Cup, even if the hero was Mitrovic instead Dusan Vlahovic, it doesn't matter, playing a world cup at the age of 22 is not an everyday thing. Dusan Vlahovic who has a contract until 2023 with Fiorentina is Juventus' first goal for the attack. The Serbian will not renew, and Fiorentina can sell him as early as January, but for a figure of around 70 million euros. Speaking about his future, Dusan Vlahovic told Tuttosport: “I just want to work harder and have a great hunger for wins and goals. If I do this, I think everything will fall into place eventually. At least I won't regret it because I could have done something different.” The Fiorentina striker is thinking about the future. Read more: Will staging a winter World Cup hurt the next g...
Juventus lead Roma in the race to sign Denis Zakaria
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Juventus lead Roma in the race to sign Denis Zakaria

Juventus have overtaken the likes of Roma in order to sign Switzerlandʼs 24 year old midfielder Denis Zakaria. Italian transfer expert, Nico Schira reported that the Bianconeri have overtaken the likes of Roma that have an agreement with the former agent of the Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder till 2026, but last week Denis Zakaria changed his agents to Hasin Cetinkaya and Ali dursun. The Bianconeri is leading from the front. As Per Romeo Agresti, Juventus are looking to bring the Midfielder in January at a very small compensation as his contract runs out in 2022. Read more: Sassuolo CEO Carnevali reveals Locatelli’s passion for Juventus The Bianconeri wants to avoid the competition and land the midfielder in January. The player dreams of playing for Barcelona. There we...
Report: Juventus interested in Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Dennis Zakaria
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Report: Juventus interested in Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Dennis Zakaria

  According to Romeo Agresti, Juventus are hugely interested in Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Dennis Zakaria. Zakaria's contract with Gladbach expires in June 2022 and the Swiss international doesn't seems to have an interest in renewing with the German side. Zakaria has attracted the interest of many clubs including Juventus. In Italy, Alongside Juve, Roma have also been heavily linked with the player. Zakaria is open to signing a pre contract with any club in January.  
Juve set sights on Dortmund midfielder
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Juve set sights on Dortmund midfielder

According to Romeo Agresti, Juventus are monitoring Axel Witsel's situation at Dortmund. Witsel's current contract expires in June 2022 but the Bianconeri could be ready to pay a small transfer fee to land the midfielder immediately. To land Witsel in Turin, the Bianconeri will have to offload one of the current midfielders. Aaron Ramsey is the favourite to leave in the winter transfer market. However, Weston Mckennie or Adrien Rabiot are also on the market and should be a reasonable offer arrive, the club's hierachy will consider it.    
A new Premier League club has emerged as favourites to land Dejan Kulusevski
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A new Premier League club has emerged as favourites to land Dejan Kulusevski

Thursday morning it was reported by Sky Sport's Gianluca Di Marzio that Arsenal had their sights set on Juventus youngster and Swedish international Dejan Kulusevski for the January transfer market. https://twitter.com/emaxstatman/status/1458866122439249920 Now, late Thursday and early Friday morning in Italy, it is being reported By Calcio Mercato's Daniel Longo that there is a new team who are very interested and is said to be in deep discussion with Juventus, and that Club is of former Juventus Director of Football, Fabio Paratici and his Tottenham Hotspur.  https://twitter.com/86_longo/status/1458966680533622788 Talks could be serious as it's already been reported that the newly appointed Antonio Conte is a fan of Kulusevski and could be a present for the new coach in January by ...
Arsenal set sights on Dejan Kulusevski
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Arsenal set sights on Dejan Kulusevski

Arsenal have set their sights on Dejan Kulusevski for a possible transfer in January, Gianluca Di Marzio reports. The Gunners continue to look to strengthen their attack in the upcoming transfer window. Arsenal had an agreement with Fiorentina for Dusan Vlahovic, but he Serbian striker and his agent aren't answering Arsenal's calls. The Gunners keep looking in Italy and have their eye on Kulusevski. They have been watching the player from the first time they saw him. Kulusevski has featured in 62 matches since joining Juventus from Atalanta. He scored 8 goals and gave 8 assists. The Swedish winger hasn't been able to secure a spot in the starting eleven under Allegri. His current market value is €35.00m.  
Pogba prefer a Juventus return
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Pogba prefer a Juventus return

Manchester United's Paul Pogba has recently told Mino Raiola about his wish to favor a Juventus return rather than joining Paris Saint-Germain or Real Madrid next summer, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. As of today, Manchester United have no contract renewal agreements with Paul Pogba, who has reportedly unhappy with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer due to current club form. The reports in England states that the midfielder would be open to leave United if Solskjaer stays as Manchester United manager. A lot of clubs has set their sight on him, as well as Juventus, alongside Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. All of those teams are ready to talk to Mino Raiola to try to sing Paul Pogba for free, incase he doesn't renew with Manchester United. For Juventus, Paul Pogba will be requested to red...
Juventus interested in Roma midfielder
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Juventus interested in Roma midfielder

Juventus are interested in Spanish midfielder Gonzalo Villar, according to calciomercato.it. The Roma player hasn't been in the plans of coach Jose Mourinho and could move to a new club. Villar featured regularly under ex-coach Fonseca. He played 47 matches for the Giallorossi last season, in which he gave one assist. Villar has only managed to play in 5 matches this season. Juve see Villar as a good alternative to Ramsey, who could leave in January. The Bianconeri also want to focus on younger players in their project. Villar fits that discription, as he is only 23 years old. Roma put a price-tag of €15.00M on Villar. Roma's General Manager Tiago Pinto favors offers from outside Italy, so a deal with Juventus is unlikely.
Juventus monitor trio during Nations League semi-final
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Juventus monitor trio during Nations League semi-final

During tonight's Nations League semi-final at the Allianz Stadium Juventus will monitor three midfielders, La Gazzetta dello Sport reports. Belgians Axel Witsel & Youri Tielemans and Frenchman Aurélien Tchouaméni are seen as potential reinforcements for Juventus's midfield. Youri Tielemans 24 year old Tielemans came through the ranks of Anderlecht's youth academy before making his debut for the Belgian side. After 4 season with the first team, Tielemans was bought by AS Monaco. His performances didn't go unnoticed because Leicester City decided to pay €45.00m for the central midfielder. Tielemans has been one of Leicester's most important players since he arrived. Leicester won the FA Cup for the first time in their history last year after Tielemans scored a fantastic goal in th...
Transfer Round-up of Summer 2021
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Transfer Round-up of Summer 2021

The 2021 summer transfer window ultimately closed a few days back, and Max Statman brings you a short, on-point overview of the entire transfer window. We discuss the players that we signed and those who went away. Moreover, we review the overall Mercato. Kaio Jorge August 2, 2021: Santos announced an agreement with Juventus for the immediate transfer of Kaio Jorge, with the Italian side paying a rumoured fee of €3 million.August 17, 2021: Juventus officially announced his transfer, signing him on a five-year contract. The 19-year-old Brazilian forward is considered a brilliant signing with a lot of potentials. Manuel Locatelli The transfer of Manuel Locatelli was the most awaited transfer of the summer.August 18, 2021: Juventus announced the signing of Locatelli on an...
Mohamed Ihattaren joins Juventus, but gets loaned out immediately
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Mohamed Ihattaren joins Juventus, but gets loaned out immediately

Mohamed Ihattaren has joined Juventus for €5.5M from Dutch club PSV Eindhoven. Juventus will loan the attacking midfielder out to Sampdoria for the upcoming season. Ihattaren is valued at €12.00m, but because he's been left out of the squad for a couple of weeks, Juventus are paying a way lower fee. Ihattaren made his professional debut for PSV in 2019, when he was only 16 years old. In the following season Ihattaren became an important player for a struggling PSV. Ihattaren played 74 matches for the first team of the Dutch club, in which he scored 10 goals and gave 11 assists. At 17 years old, he got his first call up for the national team of The Netherlands. Ihattaren also is PSV's youngest scorer in European competitions. He surpasssed Ronaldo Nazário with his goal against Rosenbor...
Moise Kean: Homecoming
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Moise Kean: Homecoming

Moise Kean, the 'Prodigal Son' is finally back. After 2 seasons away from Juventus, Kean returns to where it all started. Prem DaysMoise joined Everton on a 5-year contract in 2019 for a fee of 25 million pounds. With Everton having Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison, Kean ended up being a backup striker for the club. Although Kean played 29 matches (only 6 starts) for Everton, not once did he complete the entire 90 minutes. His playing time was 852 minutes in total (counts to 9 matches). He was dropped from the squad once due to disciplinary actions. Journey with PSGPSG signed Kean on a one–year loan deal for the 2020-21 season. He was considered as a backup striker for Icardi, but due to injuries in the squad, Kean became a starter for PSG. He played a total of 26 matches (22 ...
Moise Kean returns to Juventus after two seasons
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Moise Kean returns to Juventus after two seasons

Moise Kean will join Juventus from Everton on loan, with an obligation to buy under certain conditions, according to Fabrizio Romano. The total fee will be around €20.00m and Kean agreed to a contract of five seasons. Kean's medical is taking place in Turin tomorrow. Juventus was looking to strengthen their attack after Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United. Kean was sold to Everton in 2019 for a fee of €27.50m. In his first season in the Premier League, Kean only managed to get 2 goals and 2 assists in 29 matches for the Toffees. Kean was loaned to Paris Saint-Germain last season, where he scored 19 goals and gave 1 assist in 45 matches. The 21-year-old mainly played as a centre-forward. Paris Saint-Germain wanted to buy Kean after a succesfull season in the French capital,...
Locatelliʼs first Juventus interview: “Always been my dream”
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Locatelliʼs first Juventus interview: “Always been my dream”

Locatelli has just had his first interview with Juventus a few hours ago. While wearing the Juventus training shirt, the ex-Sassuolo player started answering the interview by recalling back his fond memories of being a Juventus fan. Locatelli Has Always Been a Juventino "This shirt has always been my dream since childhood. If I'm here it's because I deserve it, but there will be a lot of work to do. Juve has always been my priority" Honestly, we never come to a realization of him being a Juventus fan back in the days. Whereas names like Nicolo Zaniolo have been pretty obvious from the starting days that he being a Juventus fan, a name like Locatelli surprised us. "In my bedroom, I had posters of Nedved, Del Piero, and Buffon" Probably Locatelli is the guy who always telling hims...
Indeep analysis on Manuel Locatelli
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Indeep analysis on Manuel Locatelli

Manuel Locatelli is a product of AC Milan’s proud academy which has seen the likes of Franco Baresi, Paolo Madini and more recently Gianluigi Donnaruma progressed. He started training with the first team at 17 under Massimiliano Allegri and was given his debut the following year under Sinisa Mihajlovic. The next Pirlo, as they once called him, has had his ups and downs with the Rossoneri when they were going through a transitional phase in their history with the constant change in management. In Locatelli’s 3 year spell in AC Milan’s first team, he has worked under 5 managers. This inconsistency in management has inevitably caused a dip in form which eventually saw him dropped to the bench at the end. In his final season at the club, he only played the full 90 minutes on 4 occasions. Loc...
Manuel Locatelli to Juventus is a done deal
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Manuel Locatelli to Juventus is a done deal

Manuel Locatelli is finally joining Juventus after weeks of speculation. Gianluca Di Marzio reports that Juventus is loaning Locatelli for two years and then there will be an obligation to buy at €35.00m. Locatelli will sign a contract which ties him to Juventus until June 2026. Locatelli has posted some impressive stats in his last season at Sassuolo. In 34 matches for the Neroverdi the defensive midfielder scored four goals and gave three assists. He also registered 290 progressive passes (2nd in the league) and 289 passes into the final 1/3 (1st in the league). He also had the third highest amount of tackles in Europe's top 5 competitions (86). He was important at EURO 2020 for the Italian national team with his brace against Switzerland. Romeo Agresti reports that Locat...
Juventus are not interested in signing Aymeric Laporte
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Juventus are not interested in signing Aymeric Laporte

Juventus will not try to sign Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte this summer, Max Statman has learned. According to reports from England, Aymeric Laporte could leave Manchester City and the Spanish defender has been offered to Juventus, but sources close to the Bianconeri denied the news. Laporte has emerged himself as one of the better defenders in the Premier League in recent years, but since Ruben Dias and John Stones proved to be the first choice centre-backs for Pep Guardiola, Laporte reportedly wants to leave this summer. However, this summer Juventus sold Merih Demiral to Atalanta , the Old Lady will not try to sign a replacement, and they have no intention to try to sign Aymeric Laporte. The Aymeric Laporte-to-Juventus news started to make noise in England earlie...
Going Loca frustrated for Telli
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Going Loca frustrated for Telli

  Like all Juventini out there, I have been trying to enjoy my short summer before indulging deep into the abyss of a new season, once again. While I have learned to, and also chosen to tune out A LOT of what I have since deemed useless information, I have found more peace. Instead of constantly searching for Juventus news, like I did in the past before finding this Twitter, and Juventus community as a whole at the end of 2020, I now sit back and relax and wait for the news to come to me. That’s right black and white fans alike, we have you covered in full at Max Statman providing news from ONLY reliable sources, but there are also many other great pages, people, and feeds to keep you up to date who can be found if you look for them. Having since learned ...
Juventus interested in French midfielder Aurélien Tchouaméni!
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Juventus interested in French midfielder Aurélien Tchouaméni!

Juventus are interested in 20 year old French national from AS Monaco, according to Gianluca Di Marzio. However, the priority signing for the midfield still is Manuel Locatelli. Tchouaméni came through the academy of FC Girons Bordeaux. AS Monaco bought the defensive midfielder for €18.00m in 2019. Last season Tchouaméni played 42 matches in which he scored 3 times and gave 4 assists. He also played for the French national team during the European Under-21 Championship this summer. His current market value is €30.00m. Mirko Di Natale gave new info about the potential deal on Friday: "AS Monaco would like to keep Aurélien Tchouaméni. They will not accept less than €50.00m." Seeing the financial status of Juventus, a deal seems highly unlikely. @emaxstatman will pro...
The possibility of watching Messi and Ronaldo play for Juventus
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The possibility of watching Messi and Ronaldo play for Juventus

A few hours back, the football world received the biggest shock. Barcelona cannot keep Lionel Messi which means he is free to sign with any other club. In a few moments the internet was buzzing with Messi's possible new destinations. The name that frequently popped was Juventus, not because Barca's ex no.10 was linked to us but because the millions of football fans around the world have a dream - To watch Messi and Ronaldo play together. Well, yes I know the club here in consideration is the same club that is dragging Locatelli negotiations for months. But a person is allowed to dream right? So in this article I would like to discuss if Messi to Juventus is really a possible scenario or not. Free agent Well isn't that the one thing we specialize in?Since Lionel Messi's contract with...
The ‘Matthijs de Ligt to Barcelona’ Saga
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The ‘Matthijs de Ligt to Barcelona’ Saga

Every year, when the summer transfer window opens, the Spanish reports of de Ligt being linked to Barcelona resurfaces. Matthijs' Instagram is filled with Barca fans comments - "come to Barcelona". In this article, I have decided to explore the saga behind this whole scenario. Before we start, I would like my dramatic side to assure you that this is nothing less of a love triangle. A and B likes C, but C only likes A. So now, B can't get over the fact that C chose A over B. Fill in the blanks, my dear readers. The Acquisition of Matthijs de Ligt In the summer of 2019, de Ligt was signed by Juventus on a five-year contract for a fee of €75 million. Barcelona and PSG were in the race as well. But the 21-year-old Dutch player chose Juventus to play in the country of defenders and ...
Transfer roundup of this week
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Transfer roundup of this week

While everyone is enjoying their weekends , it's time to look at all the significant transfer news of this week. Kaio Jorge Juventus have completed the agreement to sign the 19 year old Brazilian. According to Fabrizio Romano, Santos will receive €1.5m now. €1.5m in 2022 (linked to UCL qualify) and €1m bonus (linked to appareances).He will sign a contract until 2026. Santos will have priority for future loan. Gianluca frabotta Gianluca Frabotta joins Hellas Verona on loan. The player who made his debut for juventus on 1 august 2020 in a game against Roma will play for the blue and yellow team next season. We wish the 22 year old Italian left back good luck for his next adventure. Manuel Locatelli This is the most awaited transfer for the bianconeri. The recen...
EXCLUSIVE: Ramsey willing to stay despite Tottenham rumors
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EXCLUSIVE: Ramsey willing to stay despite Tottenham rumors

On February 11 2019, Aaron Ramsey was signed by Juventus as a free agent on a four-year contract. After spending 2 seasons impaired with injury and inconsistencies, the club is trying to offload him. Interest Sources told Max Statman that Aaron Ramsey is willing to stay at Juventus and no team has showed an interest in him as of today, despite rumours linking him with a move to Tottenham Hotspur. Juventus would not rule out Aaron Ramseyʼs sale if the right offer arrives though. Career at Juventus so far The player made his official club debut on September 18 2019, when he made a second-half substitute appearance in Juventus's opening Champions League fixture of the 2019–20 season, a 2–2 away draw against Atlético Madrid. He made his Serie A debut and first start for the club on Septem...
Have Chiellini and Bonucci started a new transfer market trend?
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Have Chiellini and Bonucci started a new transfer market trend?

Every transfer season for the last 20 years, the biggest transfers and headlines have been reserved for attacking players. Ronaldo (twice), Suarez, Kaka, Neymar, Mbappe, Sancho, Hazard, Dembele, Griezmann, Coutinho, and so on. All players who either broke the global transfer record or were sold for close to, if not over, 100 million Euros. They also were the blockbuster transfers for their respective clubs in hopes that they would propel them into success. And while that has been the case in some instances, we are starting to see a new trend in the world football market. Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini have set the standard for a Centre-Back partnership. At the EUROs, they defied father time and bossed the best attackers and playmakers in all of Europe. This pair compliments each o...
Evaluating the available Centre-back options for Juventus incase Demiral is sold
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Evaluating the available Centre-back options for Juventus incase Demiral is sold

Merih Demiral has been linked with a move to Atalanta in the transfer window as a potential replacement for Cristian Romero. As per Fabrizio Romano, Dortmund are also interested in Demiral and are preparing to make a bid. Therefore, I have decided to look at our available centre back options for the starting position in case the 23-year-old Turkish defender is sold. Georgio Chiellini After an incredible European Championship glory, the bianconeri captain is about to get an imminent contract extension. The 36-year-old centre back, who is currently enjoying his holiday, is expected to sign a new contract after his previous contract expired last month. Leonardo Bonucci For the past decade, Chiellini and Bonucci pairing has been rock solid for Juventus, so unsurprisingly, the Euro cham...
Sources: Demiral is only thinking about training
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Sources: Demiral is only thinking about training

Merih Demiral is fine and he is only thinking about training at the moment despite rumors linking him out of Juventus, sources have told Max Statman. Since the end of last season Merih Demiral is one of Juve's players whose name was very popular in some news outlets in Italy and abroad stating that he wants to leave the club. With Giorgio Chiellini set to extend his contract, the Turkish defender future has been questionable and there are rumours he want's to leave the club this summer. Sources have told Max Statman that he is currently focusing on training with Juve, but he could leave at anytime if a right offer arrives. Juventus has set a price tag between €35m-€40m but no offer has arrived at the club yet despite a report that Tottenham Hotspur and Atalanta interested. Tottenham a...
Latest on Cristiano future and Manuel Locatelli
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Latest on Cristiano future and Manuel Locatelli

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes has proposed him to some European clubs but they haven't said anything to Juventus at the moment, and the club expects him to return to training on July 25th The five time Ballon d'Or winner has proved to be one of the most important players for Juventus since his arrival in the summer of 2018, but his future has been in doubt since the end of last season. Juventus finished fourth in Serie A last season under Andrea Pirlo, in a campaign which Cristiano Ronaldo ended up with the Serie A golden boot after finishing as top scorer with 29 goals. With Massimilliano Allegri as the new manager in charge following Andrea Pirlo departure at the end of last season, it was rumored that the new manager doesn't count on the Portuguese star despite no reliable s...
Ahead Views of Juventus’ Summer 2021 and Season 21/22.
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Ahead Views of Juventus’ Summer 2021 and Season 21/22.

With the number of questions about Juventus' summer and its direct aftermath heavily rising, I wanted to bring up some different scenarios and discuss them with you. Enjoy the text, Juventini! Moreover, after reading this text, don't forget to submit your thoughts and views via the comment section below! Tactics First things first, it has to be acknowledged that Mister Massimiliano Allegri is back, and we know his only goal is to win at all costs. Therefore, if you might see it as a huge advantage to have a stable game-winning mastermind behind your side, then you might as well be right. The tactics could be finally 'something' that leads to our success, and it will positively be a welcome change amongst the fanbase after a year full of experiments under Andrea Pirlo. Yet, although...