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Arrigo Sacchi praises Sarri’s Napoli ahead of Juventus clash
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Arrigo Sacchi praises Sarri’s Napoli ahead of Juventus clash

  Arrigo Sacchii has praised Maurizio Sarri ahead of Napoli's crunch encounter against Juventus in the Serie A this weekend. Juventus' draw away to Crotone has set up the tie nicely for fireworks. “Napoli have already won, what this team has done will be remembered”. The Partenopei visit Turin on Sunday trailing Juventus by 4 points, and a win will put them within 1 point of the Serie A leaders. “It’s a clash between a club with the financial power of Juventus, who bought Napoli’s best player [Gonzalo Higuain], but also the strength of their squad and the talent of their Coach [Max Allegri],” Sacchi said on Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli. READ: Lauren – Wenger deserves more respect “On the other hand you have Napoli, who don’t have the history or turnover of Juventus, who lo...
Juventus vs Napoli – Old Ladies confident of Miralem Pjanic return
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Juventus vs Napoli – Old Ladies confident of Miralem Pjanic return

  Reports suggest that Juventus are confident that Bosnia international Miralem Pjanic will be fit to play against Napoli on Sunday night. Pjanic was forced off the pitch in the first half of the win against Sampdoria and played no part in the draw away to Crotone which effectively threw the race for the Serie A title open as Napoli will surely fancy their chances when both sides meet on Sunday. READ: Rakitic set to face Sevilla in Copa Del Rey final after broken finger surgery The game on Sunday should unarguably be the most significant of the Serie A season, and Pjanic's absence will surely be felt by Juventus. However, reports from Sky suggest that Juventus are confident of his return ahead of the crunch tie. The Old Ladies are holding an afternoon training session a...
Higuain could be used as sub for Juventus against Napoli
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Higuain could be used as sub for Juventus against Napoli

  According to reports, Juventus are considering the possibility of including Gonzalo Higuain in the squad to face Napoli on Friday as a substitute. Reports from Gazzetta dello Sport suggest that Juventus will be notified if Higuain can make a place on the bench for the Napoli tie in the next few hours READ: Valencia star man Guedes to be sidelined till next year This is coming after the Argentine striker went under the knife due to a broken left hand two days ago, and is expected to make full recovery in 2 to 3 weeks according to estimates. It is believed that the striker's hand is in a brace, although the rule states that he is eligible to play with one. Meanwhile, amid the growing belief that he could feature for Juventus against Napoli on Friday, the paper has wa...