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Posted by SEMARANG HITAM PUTIH on 19.29
Vidal to miss Chile friendly
Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is not going to be risked in Chile’s friendly in midweek against Ecuador, due to a slight groin injury.

The 25-year-old Bianconero, who played the full 120 minutes of Saturday’s Super Cup win over Napoli in Beijing, reportedly complained of some ‘muscle pain’ after the game.

In light of a recent groin injury the player sustained this summer, Juve have requested that the player not travel to New York for Chile’s match with Ecuador, as confirmed by head Coach Claudio Borghi.

“He will recover in Turin, he has physical problems and his absense complicates things,” Borghi told reporters.

“They have informed us that the groin injury is new and it was not advisable for him to have such a long journey.”


Juve to finalise Gabbiadini deal
A long saga seems to be coming to an end with Atalanta striker Manolo Gabbiadini ready to complete his long awaited move to Juventus.

Called up to face England this week in what could be his debut for Gli Azzurri, 20-year-old Gabbiadini has been the subject of much speculation during the summer, with a move to Juve regularly suggested.

However now, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport, the deal is set to go through following Australian international James Troisi’s medical with Juventus last night.

Attacking force Troisi, 24, arrives at Juventus from Kayserispor after a breakthrough season in the Turkish Super Lig, but will be directly passed on to Atalanta in a co-ownership deal.

In return, Juventus will receive Atalanta product Gabbiadini, who is then immediately expected to join Bologna on loan. The Old Lady will reportedly pay Atalanta €2.5m plus the co-ownership of Troisi.


Bologna on Ramirez and Gabbiadini

President Albano Guaraldi insists Bologna will keep Premier League and Inter target Gaston Ramirez and sign Manolo Gabbiadini from Atalanta via Juventus.

Uruguayan talent Ramirez has been of interest to the Nerazzurri and several English clubs.

“There is nothing in the air for Ramirez. He is an indispensable player for Bologna,” said Guaraldi.

“If there are common interests for an eventual departure, then we’d have to bring Stefano Pioli a replacement.

“I want to keep him, but if he accepts a different destination in an operation that is acceptable in economic and technical terms, then we’ll see.”

Bologna have lost Marco Di Vaio to Montreal Impact, but hope to build a young squad with Atalanta hitman Gabbiadini.

“We did well to wait for Gabbiadini and it was wonderful to see him called up for the senior Italy side.”

The Under-21 international is expected to make his senior Azzurri debut in the friendly against England tomorrow evening.

Bologna are in advanced negotiations to take Gabbiadini in a co-ownership deal with Juventus