Juventus Primavera Latest: 2012-13 Season Review & Pagelle

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As you will hopefully have noticed, the JuventiKnows crew have been busy compiling our end of season pagelle for the first team. While Antonio Conte’s men are always the major focus, I also try to bring you coverage of the club you cannot find elsewhere with Youth Sector reports and here you’ll find ratings for the entire Primavera Squad.

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Fernando Llorente: The Right Man for Juventus?

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Those who hold Juventus close welcome the return to their old values under Antonio Conte and it seems they have taken that same approach into the transfer market. Having reclaimed their place at the top of the Serie A standings, the lack of a regular goal scorer was identified as their biggest weakness, and Beppe Marotta duly made a €16 million bid for Spanish striker Fernando Llorente. Along with Fabio Paratici and Conte, the Director had identified the Athletic Club striker as their chief target…

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Midfielders At The Heart Of Juventus vs Napoli Clash

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This Saturday sees the resumption of what is quickly becoming the hottest battle in Serie A as Napoli once again travel north to face off against Juventus, the team who represent everything supporters of the Partenopei despise. Seemingly their entire ethos is to rally against the establishment, painting themselves as outsiders, happy to live in the shadow of Vesuvius but never content to be put into the shade by Italian football’s biggest clubs.

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Juventus make welcome return to the Champions League

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It hasn’t been the easiest of journeys but finally they are back. When the Champions League anthem is played over the Stamford Bridge PA system on Wednesday evening, the eleven men wearing the famous black and white stripes of Juventus will be the first to do so in almost three years.

Indeed, the last time the Turin side played a fixture in Europe’s elite competition was a 4-1 humbling at the hands of Bayern Munich in December of 2010. That loss saw them fail to progress from the group stage,  and having been eliminated by Chelsea in the Second Round the previous season,  the grand Old Lady of Italian football will be looking to give a better account of herself than anytime in recent history.

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Why did Juventus sign Nicklas Bendtner?

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Whether through drunkenness or as part of a publicity stunt he shows off his pants. He’s got a terrible attitude and thinks he’s the greatest striker alive today. These criticisms – plus many others that are unrepeatable here – have reigned down upon Nicklas Bendtner and Juventus since the former Arsenal man joined the Turin giants late last week.

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