Blaise Matuidi is a doubt for Juventus’ Champions League round of 16 clash with Tottenham due to a thigh strain, the Italian club have confirmed.

Spurs travel to Turin to face the Serie A champions next week in the first of two legs that will decide who progresses to the quarter-finals.

Paulo Dybala had already been labelled doubtful, while Matudi suffered a thigh strain in Juventus’s 7-0 league win over Sassuolo at the weekend.

“More tests are needed to better evaluate for how long he will be out,” the club said in a statement (via

Matuidi’s absence can only be good news from a Tottenham perspective. Do they have a chance in Turin? Let us know what you think in the comments.



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