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‘He is a Manchester United player’ – Juventus’ sporting director suggests Paul Pogba will NOT make Juventus return

‘He is a Manchester United player’ – Juventus’ sporting director suggests Paul Pogba will NOT make Juventus return

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NOT HAPPENING Pogba has struggled to settle in at Manchester United since moving back to Old Trafford for £89million in August 2016 Juventus are not planning a move for unsettled Manchester United star Paul Pogba. Pogba appears to be itching for a move away from Old Trafford after falling out with Jose Mourinho earlier this week. Pogba fell out with Mourinho during a training session on Wednesday It began when the midfielder questioned United’s tactical approach to their 1-1 draw at home to Wolves last weekend. But the hard feelings carried on after their shock defeat to Derby County in the Carabao Cup with Pogba and Mourinho having a heated exchange regarding Pogba’s Instagram usage during the game. And this latest row betw...
Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo red carded during Juventus Champions League win

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo red carded during Juventus Champions League win

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Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Striker Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off of the field with a red card during Juventus' 2-0 win against Valencia in Champions League play on Wednesday in Spain. Ronaldo was booked in the 29th minute during his first Champions League appearance for the Serie A power. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was in the box with Valencia defender Jeison Murillo during the altercation. Juventus was on the attack when Ronaldo got tangled up with Murillo, who fell to the ground. Ronaldo then leaned over the defender, touched his head and made a gesture, likely calling out a dive on Murillo. Players from both teams then exchanged words, before Ronaldo was booked with the red card. He left the field with tears in his eyes. In addition to not being able to finish Juventus' Group H opener, R...
Gianluigi Buffon will leave Juventus at the end of the season, the goalkeeper confirms

Gianluigi Buffon will leave Juventus at the end of the season, the goalkeeper confirms

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Gianluigi Buffon has announced his decision to leave Juventus at the end of the season.The 40-year-old's last game for the club will be against Verona on Sunday - his 640th in Serie A. "Gianluigi Buffon has been with us all the way on this long rollercoaster ride of a journey, with its lows and then the return to Paradise. We will be forever grateful for his loyalty," president Andrea Agnelli said in a press conference on Thursday morning. "What we now know is that Wojciech Szczesny will be defending our goal next season, as Gianluigi Buffon and so many champions have done before him." Buffon recently captained the side to a seventh consecutive Serie A title and was widely believed to be retiring, but he clearly feels he still has the legs to continue. "Only sure thing at the mom...
LaLiga and Serie A review: Barcelona stumble at final hurdle in 'Invincibles' bid, Juventus champions of Italy

LaLiga and Serie A review: Barcelona stumble at final hurdle in 'Invincibles' bid, Juventus champions of Italy

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Barcelona's great season ended in disappointing fashion while Juventus secure their seventh-straight Serie A crown Sunday, May 13, 2018 Barcelona's hopes of an unbeaten LaLiga campaign were ended in their penultimate game as they lost 5-4 at Levante. The champions had gone 36 games unbeaten but trailed 5-1 after 56 minutes and their dramatic fightback came up short. Emmanuel Boateng's hat-trick and Enis Bardhi's brace put lowly Levante in charge, and despite Philippe Coutinho completing a treble of his own and Luis Suarez scoring a penalty, Barca's bid for history came up short. Meanwhile, Juventus were confirmed as Serie A winners for the seventh season running following a goalless draw with Roma. Napoli had effectively handed the title...
Cristiano Ronaldo nets bicycle kick in Champions League win vs. Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo nets bicycle kick in Champions League win vs. Juventus

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April 3 (UPI) --Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice -- including once on a bicycle kick -- in Real Madrid's 3-0 Champions League win against Juventus Tuesday in Turin, Italy.The first leg of the quarterfinal matchup was tied 0-0 when Ronaldo drew first blood in the fourth minute at Juventus Stadium. Marcelo passed to Isco on the left flank. The Madrid midfielder then dribbled into the box before lacing a cross in front of the goal. Ronaldo came from out of nowhere and stabbed the ball with the toe of his right shoe and into the far post netting, beating a diving Gianluigi Buffon to his left.But it was Ronaldo's second goal which left the most lasting impression on the Italian squad. Ronaldo capitalized on a Juventus defensive error in the 63rd minute. He collected the ball inside the Juventus b...