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Juventus to dominate Serie A title race but there will be plenty of drama

West Ham's Sam Byram in action with Juventus' Roberto Pereyra

In the five years since Germany overtook Italy in Uefa’s rankings, stealing a Champions League berth away from clubs on the peninsula, pundits have pontificated at length on the lessons that Serie A might learn from the Bundesliga. Many have called for a greater focus on youth and homegrown talent, as well as the construction of stadiums.