Dream Teams: Juventus

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Juventus' weekend draw with Serie A leaders Inter left them ten points off the pace but still nine points clear of their nearest challengers for Champions League qualification.

The club may still in the process of recovering from the match-fixing scandal that saw them relegated to Serie B for the 2006-07 season, but this Grand Old Lady of Italian football has many arias left in her.

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Since her foundation in 1897, La Vecchia Signora has won a record 27 Serie A titles and a record nine Italian Cups. On the European stage, the club has twice been European champions, as well as runners-up on five occasions, the most recent in 2003 when they lost in the final on penalties to AC Milan.

The French striker David Trezeguet missed in the shoot-out that night but, six years later, he is still scoring for Il Bianconeri. However, his goals are not enough to earn him a spot in this Dream team.

He can console himself with the thought that he joins a list of names that includes: the Danish winger Karl Aege Praest; his compratriot Karl Hansen; the combative midfielder Franco Causio; the left-back Pietro Rava; and the French midfield maestro, Zinedine Zidane.

Have your say on the inclusions and omissions by joining in the debate below.

Given Claudio 'Tinkerman' Ranieri's limited career as a defender, he may not be the man to pull on his boots in a crisis. However, with a list of a past managers that figures Didier Deschamps, Gunnar Gren and Carlo Ancelotti, which manager would Juve fans call on to pull on their boots and help the club haul in Inter's lead at the top of the table? And which manager of your club would get the nod as leagues across Europe reach their conclusions?

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