The midfielder put pen to paper on a new deal at the Turin club, fending off potential bids in January and adding a year on to his previous commitment.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Monday, December 2, 2013
Gonzalo Higuain scored twice in a clinical display for the visitors, while Balde Keita bagged a stunning solo effort and Lorik Cana had a night to forget.
An outstanding end-to-end contest in Rome saw Rafael Benitez's men return to form and bring a run of three straight defeats to an end.
The Brazilian has been a standout performer in recent weeks for the Rossoneri and the current Russia coach says the attacker can inspire the team to future success.
The Juve playmaker suffered a clash of knees in the meeting with Udinese and initial reports have suggested that he could miss a month of action.
The wingback has voiced his frustration with this weekend's draw and has insisted the Nerazzurri must do better.
The Partenopei have had a dreadful time since the international break, damaging their hopes at home and abroad, but they are well set up for future campaigns.
The Bianconeri director said the midfielder will extend his contract shortly, and has also stressed Paul Pogba is going nowhere.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
The Nerazzurri boss was unhappy with how his side dropped points to Sampdoria by conceding late in the game and said a draw was the fair result.
A goal in the dying stages from Fernando Llorente was enough to propel the Bianconeri back to the top of Serie A after struggling to break down their disciplined opponents.
Antonio Conte's men left it until the dying seconds in Turin to extend their lead in Serie A to three points thanks to the Spaniard's headed effort.
The coach claims the team is in a positive place despite having lost three games in a row and revealed his Partenopei ambitions.
The Nerazzurri's veteran midfielder believes they need to be more ruthless in front of goal and was disappointed with his side's dropped points at home to Sampdoria.
The veteran Juventus playmaker suffered a clash of knees with Udinese's Andrea Lazzari in the sixth minute and was later replaced by Paul Pogba.
Reports in Italy suggest the striker was allegedly the victim of racial abuse from Catania's Nicolas Spolli, but the Milan boss has attempted to diffuse the situation.
Goal rates the players after Siniaa Mihajlovic's outfit snatched a point late on at San Siro.
The Brazilian substitute silenced the San Siro crowd with a wonderful last-minute equalizer following Fredy Guarin's opener for the hosts.
The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder believes his side can go all the way in Europe this season and insists he has no regrets about turning his back on the Brazil national team.
Goals from Riccardo Montolivo, the Italian and Kaka helped ease the pressure on their coach with the team's first win in five Serie A games.
The striker has scored five times in 12 Serie A appearances for his new club but the Partenopei are expecting even more from the Argentine over the course of the season.