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Juventus make De Ligt world’s most expensive defender

Rome, Italy | AFP | Dutch central defender Matthijs de Ligt, one of the most coveted young players in world football, signed Thursday for Juventus from Ajax for a fee of 75 million euros ($84.2 million) plus add ons. The 19-year-old agreed a five-year contract with the Italian champions. Juventus said …

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Godin signs for Inter, Juve snap up Pellegrini

Rome, Italy | AFP | Veteran Uruguayan central defender Diego Godin, who announced his departure from Atletico Madrid in May, signed a three-year deal with Inter Milan on Monday. In a busy day of Serie A transfer activity, Luca Pellegrini became reigning champions Juventus’ first summer signing after moving from Roma …

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Juventus ‘crowning moment’ of Sarri’s career

Turin, Italy | AFP | Maurizio Sarri said his appointment as Juventus coach was “the crowning” moment of his 30-year managerial career as the former Chelsea manager was presented by the Serie A giants in Turin on Thursday. The 60-year-old returns to Italy after just one turbulent season in the Premier …

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Lure of Italy strong, says Chelsea’s homesick Sarri

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri gave the strongest hint yet that he wishes to return to Italy and probably take the Juventus job by saying he misses his friends and elderly parents. The 60-year-old former Napoli coach has been strongly linked with the Juventus job left …

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Allegri and Juventus in surprise split at end of season

Rome, Italy | AFP | Coach Massimiliano Allegri will leave Juventus at the end of the season after a reported fall-out with the club’s directors, the newly-crowned Serie A champions said in a surprise statement on Friday. “Massimiliano Allegri will not be on the Juventus bench for the 2019/2020 season,” Juve …

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Toure and Sterling blast Juventus over Kean abuse

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Yaya Toure responded with fury and Raheem Sterling with mockery after manager Massimiliano Allegri and teammates said Juventus youngster Moise Kean shared the blame for racist abuse by Cagliari fans. Toure, who was speaking at UEFA’s Equal Game conference at Wembley, said he hoped the …

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