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Juventus F.C. - The Return Of Nedved

Started on 18 May 2013 by Jer
Latest Reply on 17 October 2013 by Walter
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Alonso and Anjos look amazing for their age! Lopez is pretty good too :P
Brilliant work Pauker, you absolutely humiliated Manchester City, what a great update to go with it, well done. And another fantastic update after that, too :D
Good work to bring those youngsters in! They need a bit of polishing, and a lot of game time, but with a bit of patience, they can become very good players :)
@Pixel: Thanks man, I was surprised when Belenenses accepted my 0 bid!

@Walter: Thanks, and I did :P!

@Justice: Cheap, eh? Gonna send them to my affiliated clubs, but before that they'll be 6 months in the reserves, where the individual training will be on work :)
Good work on getting those youngsters, Alonso looks great... sorry it took so long to comment. Great update :) Will be sad when FM14 comes out and this ends :(

Juventus Scout Watch

As rumors throughout the internet ping that Juventus player, Stephan Lichsteiner, is looking to leave the Serie A Champions during the off-season. Today, we have analyzed who could be the replacements, and why. Below, players from the Premier League and rivals from Juventus, like A.C. Milan and Udinese will see their players feature in this list.

First up is Jordan Henderson, who is said to be available between £5-7 million, which is very convenient in the financial aspect for Juventus. Even though the former Sunderland midfielder features more comfortably as a centre-midfield, he can be used down on the right wing. Possessing similar skills to Lichsteiner, Juventus will be hoping to use Henderson for about 5 years into Jordan Henderson if they buy him.

Jordan Henderson

Jordan Henderson playing for Liverpool in the Barclays Premier League.

Next up is A.C. Milan youngster Mattia de Sciglio, who refused a loan to Juventus last season, ahead of his accepting a loan to Fiorentina. Even though the player had an average season with Fiore, he is still considered to be one of the biggest prospects at the moment at Milan. But, Milan are unwilling to let the 20 year old leave, which is very inconvenient for Juventus. Not only that, but Juventus can have an Italian player that could be a future captain and an Italian legend.

Mattia de Sciglio

De Sciglio playing in one of the pre-season matches for A.C. Milan last year.

The last player to be linked to Juventus is Udinese wing-back Marco Faraoni. The wing-back featured only 15 times last season for Udinese and is rumored to be available for about £5 million, but Juve officials can be hopeful of lowering the fee. Another problem for Juventus is that the player is co-owned by Inter, who are fierce rivals, so that is another thing to take into consideration. Faraoni is known to make some sweet crosses, which is one of the reasons Juventus won the quadruple last season.

Marco Faraoni

Faraoni playing for Udinese last season.

Even if Juventus do sell Lichsteiner, all these players have to be on alert of Mauricio Isla, who had a fantastic season, even displacing Stephan b for some moments. Whether they will do the same to Isla, will be determined by their performances, if they get to play for the might Juventus..

Author's Note

Comment on who should I sign for a potential replacement for Lichsteiner, even if it doesn't happen!
De Sciglio is the most exciting youngster of the three irl, Faraoni would be the better option for a wide defensive midfielder, but I'd like to see you sign Jordan Henderson and make him a global super star :P
De Sciglio would be a great signing, and I think he should be your next signing :D
I want you to sign Henderson so much now, just to see how he gets on! Not often remarked even half decent by many! Hope you can get de sciglio too, he's very good!
I think Jordan Henderson is unrated personally, and it would be interesting to see the England setup having Henderson fighting for the captain's berth... especially if he does well at Juve. I say sign him regardless of what happens to Lichtensteiner
@Justice: De Sciglio would be very expensive, as he has a £22 million valuation by Milan, so he's defo out. Shame though :(

@Walter: De Sciglio would be nice at Juve, but like I told Justice, his valuation is too much, for a player that just had an average season at best.

@Aaron: His stats look very similar to Lichsteiner's even though he's a natural centre-midfield. :S

@TBendis: I think that Henderson is unrated as well, his stats are bloody fantastic! I might give him a go, but if I do sign Henderson he would be on the wing, as I have too much talent in the midfield. (Pirlo, Vidal, Marrone, Bertolacci, Pogba, Verratti, amongst others). Not to mention I prefer Italians (HG status) and would like to bring up the Italian talent more than needing to get other players from other leagues.
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Juventus announce Genk as new feeder club

Juventus director, Guissepe Marotta stood proud today along with the man in charge, Pavel Nedved, as they confirmed their new affiliation with KRC Genk, who play in Belgium. With the incoming talent throughout the world with players from Belgium such as Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Toby Alderwield, Christian Benteke, Nacer Chadli and more, Juventus pounced at the opportunity to do so.

Guissepe Marotta

'Beppe' Marotta and club chairman, Andrea Agnelli, announcing the link with Genk.

Juventus released a statement on their official club website today announcing that Pro League side KRC Genk as the club's new feeder club, meaning the Bianconieri can send any players on loan, helping both clubs. An annual friendly will also be held every year, with Genk keeping all gate receipts. However, Juventus won't need to play a full team, and will also be obligated pay Genk £130k a year to do so.

Having teams such as San Marino, Siena, Crotone amongst others, rumors state that Pavel Nedved was looking for another team to loan out youngsters, but this time abroad. With those team fighting to get to the Serie A or relegation, the new influx of first-team football to youngsters like Nicola Leali, Alberto Masi or Montegrin midfielder, Hasan Pepic.

Pavel Nedved, commented on the recent affiliation of Genk's and explained why. He commented,"We had chances with teams such as SC Hereenveen, RC Lens amongst others, but here at Juventus, we want a place where the team are playing in a European competition, and offer their youngsters the chance." The statement continued by saying,"Genk fit the profile completely, and we want to bring up more Belgium talent throughout the world, and even though Genk haven't won the Pro League for a pair of years, and with the new youngsters we've been bringing, we will try our best to help them achieve the top spot this season in the Pro League."

Genk, who are currently in the Europa League are ready to receive massive loans from Juventus, who have been wanting to do that last season. Whether they will loan players such as Luca Marrone or Ciro Immobile, who played a bit-part role last season remains unknown.

Juventus’s and Genk’s Official Affiliation

An image shown on both Genk’s and Juve’s official website.

Author's Notes

The picture above, which is marvelous, was made by non other than the spectacular moderator, Justice, or as many know him as just fat GayLord. #KThxBye
Genk will provide some fantastic players for you to snap up and send out on loan for game time. Great update again :D
Out of those players, DeSciglio would be the best signing. I don't rate Henderson highly and I don't know the other guy.
awesome updates !! and great prospects for the future you got there m8. it looks like Europe will play against juventus even in the future with clammy hands.

Can you ever play a better year like your first year ? maybe this season...

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