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AC Milan's Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain leaves the pitch after receiving a red card during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Juventus on November 11, 2018 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA - AFP)

Gonzalo Higuain misses penalty, sees red as Juventus outclass AC Milan

On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent off for screaming at the referee after earlier missing a penalty.
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Cristiano Ronaldo frustrated as Juventus ‘gift’ Manchester United victory

Cristiano Ronaldo could not hide his frustration that despite scoring his first Champions League goal for Juventus the Italian side ‘gifted’ a dramatic late 2-1 victory to Manchester United.
Juventus' Italian coach Massimiliano Allegri speaks during a press conference at the Juventus Allianz stadium in Turin on November 6, 2018 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League group H football match Juventus vs Manchester. (Photo by Isabella BONOTTO / AFP)

Max Allegri: We’re alive, kicking and ready for next round

Massimiliano Allegri dismissed reports his side were like the walking dead, warning that Juventus are ready to achieve their first target of the season by reaching the Champions League last 16 against Manchester United on Wednesday.
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Manchester United’s Paul Pogba excited by Juventus return

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has told RMC he regards Turin as "home" as he prepares to return to Juventus in the Champions League next week.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Running low on excuses, Jose Mourinho uses transfers as shield for Manchester United slump

Faced with the latest in a string of defeats this season, Jose Mourinho leant on a familiar crutch by claiming Manchester United did the best they could by losing only 1-0 against the financial might of Juventus in the Champions League.
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Max Allegri: Juventus could have beaten Manchester United by more

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has said his side should have beaten Manchester by more than the 1-0 scoreline they left Old Trafford with.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho attends the warm up prior to the pre-season friendly football match between FC Bayern Munich and Manchester United at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 5, 2018. - AFP - Christof STACH

Mourinho’s praise of Juventus contains sting for Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has mastered the art of the “double-edged compliment” as exemplified by his praise for Juventus, after Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat by the Italians.

Leonardo Bonucci: I turned down Manchester United and Manchester City

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has confirmed he turned down the chance to join Manchester United this summer, two years after rejecting a move to Manchester City.
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Cristiano Ronaldo stars as Juventus extend unbeaten run

Juventus made it seven wins in a row at the start of the Serie A season, coming from behind to beat second-placed Napoli and move six points clear.
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Juve march on but Cristiano Ronaldo faces further punishment for red card

Cristiano Ronaldo should escape an increase on his one-match ban in the Champions League but Juventus’ star summer signing might not get off so easily in the race for the Ballon d’Or.
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Jose Mourinho: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United return ‘was never on the table’

Jose Mourinho spoke for the first time about Manchester United's decision not to pursue Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer, insisting that signing the forward was never an option.
Juventus players (From L, Rear) Juventus' Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini, Juventus' Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, Juventus' German midfielder Sami Khedira, Juventus' Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci and Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo, and (Front Row, From L) Juventus' Argentine forward Paulo Dybala, Juventus' Brazilian forward Douglas Costa, Juventus' Colombian midfielder Juan Cuadrado, Juventus' Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic, Juventus' Brazilian defender Sandro and Juventus' Portuguese defender Joao Cancelo pose for a team photo prior to the Italian Serie A football match AC Chievo vs Juventus at the Marcantonio-Bentegodi stadium in Verona on August 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Isabella BONOTTO

Bayern Munich plans Paulo Dybala for next season

Bayern Munich are setting their sights on Juventus star Paulo Dybala for next summer, according to Bild newspaper.
Napoli's forward Lorenzo Insigne (C-L) celebrates with Napoli's head coach Carlo Ancelotti after the Italian Serie A football match Lazio vs Napoli at the Olympic stadium in Rome on August 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE

Cristiano Ronaldo, Carlo Ancelotti make winning start in bruising Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo failed to score on his Serie A debut but champions Juventus won 3-2 at Chievo as Carlo Ancelotti began life as Napoli coach with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory at Lazio in two bruising opening matches of the 2018-2019 league season on Saturday.
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Italian Serie A splashed €1.14 billion in transfer window

The 2018-19 season kicked off yesterday with Chievo-Juventus and Lazio-Napoli, so the transfer deadline was last night.
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Cristiano Ronaldo fails to score in Juventus debut

Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo missed chances to score on his Serie A debut as defending champions Juventus snatched a late 3-2 win against Chievo in a thrilling opening match of the 2018-2019 league season on Saturday.
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Juventus rally for late win at Chievo in Cristiano Ronaldo’s debut

Federico Bernardeschi scored in stoppage time to make Cristiano Ronaldo a winner on his Juventus debut as the champions rallied for a 3-2 win at Chievo Verona on Saturday.
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AC Milan deny €40 million deal for Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is not a transfer target for AC Milan and there has been no contact between the clubs to set up a deal, says Rossoneri sporting director Leonardo.
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Cristiano Ronaldo to make Juventus debut against Chievo

Cristiano Ronaldo is curious to find out about life in Serie A and will make his debut in the opening match of the season for champions Juventus against Chievo in Verona, coach Massimiliano Allegri confirmed on Friday.

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