Despite having three fixtures in a week, Juventus will play a full strength side when Atalanta arrive in Turin for their rescheduled Serie A contents with the side from Bergamo on Wednesday night.
Despite edging ahead of Napoli in the race for the Scudetto with a win over Udinese on Sunday, coach Massimiliano Allegri wants to extend the Bianconeri lead to four points for the crucial run in.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Gianluigi Buffon could return to the Juventus goal, while Stephan Lichtsteiner and Alex Sandro will fill the full-back positions in a 4-3-3 formation.
Completing the Old Lady rearguard will be Medhi Benatia and one of Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Barzagli alongside. Benedict Howedes is available to Allegri, but not expected to start at the Allianz Stadium.
Juventus’ will welcome back Miralem Pjanic and Blaise Matuidi to their midfield trio, but Samir Khedira will retain the position which he held for 60 minutes against the Zebrette.
In attack Allegri’s only real decision is whether to bring Douglas Costa replaces the first-choice frontline of Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic, as the Bianconeri are having something of an attacking injury crisis.
Summer arrival Federico Bernardeschi is still over two weeks away from having further checks on his fitness and Colombian Juan Cuadrado is out until April.