Manchester United in pole position to sign this Serie A defender! – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email United are in pole position to sign the defender and are ready to activate his release clause. Manchester United were linked with a lot of players in the winter transfer window. The likes of Koulibaly and Skriniar were all linked with a move to Old Trafford. Gareth Bale and Philippe Coutinho were linked for a move as well. However, United didn’t sign any player in January transfer window. After the 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint…

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Report – Chelsea want Mauro Icardi this summer – Football Article

Chelsea have reportedly expressed an interest in making an audacious move for Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi this summer, according to the Spanish newspaper Marca as quoted by The Sun. The Blues could make a move to sign the 25-year-old this summer after Real Madrid pulled their interest in the striker. The La Liga giants are no longer interested in the Argentina international, whose future has been a subject of speculation recently. The report adds, news of Los Blancos pulling…

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AC Milan star looking to follow in Kaka’s footsteps – Football Article

AC Milan midfielder Lucas Paqueta has revealed that he hopes to emulate Rossoneri icon and fellow Brazilian Kaka during his time at the club. The 21-year-old has made an instant impact since arriving from Flamengo in January and has drawn comparisons with compatriot Kaka, who helped Milan to the Champions League and the Scudetto from 2003 to 2009. Paqueta declared his admiration for the former Real Madrid and Sao Paulo star and admitted that he was determined to have a…

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Juventus plot £175m move for Mohamed Salah – Football Article

Juventus are ready to pounce for the Egypt international by making a £175m bid in the summer transfer window. Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah has been an absolute revelation since joining the Merseyside giants from AS Roma in 2017, scoring 64 times in 86 appearances for the club. Salah, 26, has a vast of experience in Italian football with both Fiorentina and Roma, enjoying an impressive spell with the latter before making the move to Premier League. According to Sky News…

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PODCAST: Pom-pom Piatek at it again for AC Milan – Football Article

What a week of Serie A that was! Once again, Forza Italian Football were at the games and the FIFpod is here to talk through all of them. Conor Clancy has just about returned to Parma in one piece after squeezing three games into a 24-hour window and he’s joined by the Kevin Pogorzelski – Vito Doria duo once more. The guys chat Krzysztof ‘Pistolero’ Piatek, Atalanta’s under-appreciated Marten de Roon, Radja the Ninja Nainggolan returned, another crisis at Palermo…

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Sassuolo vs Juventus Match Preview and Scouting -Juvefc.com – Football Article

Serie A Week 23 – Sunday, 2nd February – 17:00 GMT – Stadio Città del Tricolore Juventus Conceding two goals to a team that barely even bothered attacking was flat-out inexcusable and allowing six goals in a week is unthinkable. The only positive sides from a very rough stretch are the facts that the defensive issues are only temporary and the lead in the standings is lead enough to go through these hiccups without too much angst. As long as…

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Juventus join Liverpool in race to sign Italian starlet – Football Article

Juventus have reportedly taken the lead in the race to sign Brescia teenager Sandro Tonali, who has also been linked with a move to Premier League giants Liverpool. The Reds were said to have begun talks with the Italian club over the £30m-rated midfielder, who has impressed with the Serie B outfit so far this season. The 18-year-old has scored twice and provided five assists in 19 Serie B appearances so far this year, while given his style of play,…

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Where are they now? Ex-Premier League star and Birthday boy Carlos Tevez – Football Article

SHOOT would like to wish Carlos Tevez, many happy returns as he celebrates his 35th Birthday today. The fiery forward has gone down in folklore at many of the clubs he has represented, always giving 100% when he crossed the white line. His honours list is quite staggering winning plenty of silverware in many different countries, including three Premier League titles, the Champions League, FA Cup, Argentine Primera Divison, Copa Libertadores, two Serie A titles and many more. Tevez is…

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Juventus 3-3 Parma Player Ratings -Juvefc.com – Football Article

Juventus were 3-1 up and cruising to victory thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo before collapsing to a brace of late goals that saw them eek a point in a disappointing 3-3 draw with Parma.   Juventus Player Ratings Mattia Perin: Seeing the cross come in and Barilla sprinting at his far post, I would have hoped to see him try and narrow the angle or at least not give the Parma striker so much space to aim at. Instead, Perin was…

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Roma-Milan: The Rossoneri squad | Rossoneri Blog – Football Article

Davide Calabria during training at Milanello. (@acmilan.com) Here is the squad of Milan. AC Milan face A.S. Roma on Sunday when the clock points 20:30 CET / Italy time at Stadio Olimpico for the 22nd matchday of the 2018/19 Serie A and the Rossoneri coach Gennaro Gattuso has named his squad for this encounter. Pepe Reina, Mattia Caldara, Ivan Strinić, Cristian Zapata, Lucas Biglia, Giacomo Bonaventura are out. Probable XI: Gianluigi Donnarumma; Davide Calabria, Mateo Musacchio, Alessio Romagnoli, Ricardo Rodríguez;…

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VIDEO: Juventus 3-3 Parma – Gervinho at the double – Football Article

After a Coppa Italia setback in midweek, Juventus’ hangover continued in Serie A after a late equaliser from Gervinho gave Parma a 3-3 draw at the Allianz Stadium on Saturday evening. Despite a Cristiano Ronaldo double, which gives him six goals in his last five Serie A matches, the 39,000 Bianconeri fans booed their team off at full time. Daniele Rugani got Juventus third which put them two goals up, after Antonino Barilla scored, what looked to be just a…

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Arsenal keen on Kevin Malcuit as Hector Bellerin replacement | Football Action – Football Article

Arsenal are weighing up a January move for Napoli defender Kevin Malcuit as cover for Hector Bellerin, France Football reports. Bellerin will miss the rest of this season after being sidelined for nine months with an ACL injury. The 23-year-old Spaniard is the latest setback for the Gunners this term, and manager Unai Emery is reportedly keen to strengthen his options at the back. The report claims that the north Londoners have identified Malcuit as an ideal replacement, although acquiring…

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How the demise of local shirt sponsors has killed the connection between fans and their team – Football Article

The first football jersey I owned was a knock-off Inter Javier Zanetti shirt that my mum brought me back from a trip to Italy when I was 11 years old. She had been told it was an Italy kit and that Zanetti was their best player. Of course, as a kid growing up in Boston, Massachusetts before the internet and with no way to watch any European football, it would be years before I learned that neither was true. I…

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Arsenal linked with versatile Napoli defender – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Napoli full-back Kevin Malcuit, according to The Daily Mail. The Gunners have endured a difficult season defensively, and a long-term layoff for Hector Belerin has left The north London club in need of reinforcements. Malcuit has versatility bring able to operate in a number of roles. The Frenchman joined Napoli from Ligue 1 club Lille last summer in a £10m deal plus add-ons. The 27-year-old has found a regular first-team place…

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Castagne: Atalanta’s fans will be helpful against Juventus – Football Article

Atalanta wing-back Timothy Castagne expects the club’s supporters to help the team through their Coppa Italia quarter-final meeting with Juventus on Wednesday. The Old Lady travel to Bergamo where they were troubled last month, with Cristiano Ronaldo rescuing a point in Serie A as La Dea looked as though they might inflict a first defeat of the season upon the Serie A leaders. “It’s good that we will play against Juventus at home,” Castagne said to the club’s official media…

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Lazio vs Juventus Match Preview and Scouting -Juvefc.com – Football Article

Serie A Week 21 – Sunday, 27th January – 19:30 GMT – Stadio Olimpico Juventus The squad had one of their best performances of the season versus Chievo: a praiseworthy effort considering the elements were there for a thornier than anticipated game. However, with the right kind of approach and focus, the team should never have any problems against the minnows considering the incommensurable firepower at its disposal. Sealing the deal before half-time was a nice change of pace compared…

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Juventus hopeful of signing Chelsea’s Emerson Palmieri? | Football Action – Football Article

Juventus are reportedly confident of completing a January move for Chelsea defender Emerson Palmieri. According to the Daily Star, the Seire A champions feel that they will be able to complete the signing of the Italy international before the end of the month. Alex Sandro is currently used as the first choice at the Allianz Stadium, but manager Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly keen to bring in an alternative for the rest of the campaign. Palmieri, 24, has spent the last…

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Milan-Juventus: The Rossoneri squad | Rossoneri Blog – Football Article

Gonzalo Higuaín during training at Milanello. (@acmilan.com) Here is the squad of Milan. AC Milan face Juventus FC on Sunday when the clock points 20:30 CET / Italy time at Stadio San Siro for the 12th matchday of the 2018/19 Serie A and the Rossoneri coach Gennaro Gattuso has named his squad for this encounter. Andrea Conti is suspended while Alessandro Plizzari, Mattia Caldara, Mateo Musacchio, Ivan Strinić, Lucas Biglia, Giacomo Bonaventura are out as well. Probable XI (Sky): Gianluigi…

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Real Madrid consider £90m bid for Paulo Dybala – Football Article

Real Madrid consider £90m bid for Paulo Dybala | FootballExtras.net Real Madrid are ready to launch £90m bid for Juventus striker Paulo Dybala this summer, according to The Sun. Dybala, 25, has become an integral part of Massimiliano Allegri’s squad since joining the Serie A winners from Palermo in 2015. The European champions are understood to want to lure the Argentina international to the Spanish capital where he would be expected to fill the central forward’s position. Dybala has scored…

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Gonzalo Higuain signs for Chelsea on initial six-month loan deal – Football Article

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Gonzalo Higuain from Juventus on an initial six-month loan deal. Welcome, Gonzalo! Gonzalo Higuain joins Radamel Falcao on the list of strikers who were linked with a move to Chelsea for every passing transfer window, before the move finally did materialise for them – perhaps later than both parties would have hoped for. Regardless, what we have craved since the minute Alvaro Morata pulled on a Chelsea shirt was a centre-forward who we…

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Serie A duo prepared to give Manchester United squad man fresh start – Football Article

Juventus and Inter Milan are fighting for the signature of Manchester United’s Matteo Darmian, according to Sportmediaset. Darmian is reportedly keen to reignite his career, which has seemingly hit a brick wall since arriving in England back in 2015. The full-back has struggled for playing time at Old Trafford, making only five league appearances this season, and frequently being left out of the matchday squad. The Italian has been awarded 36 international caps, but he hasn’t made an appearance for…

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Juventus step up interest in Isco? | Football Action – Football Article

The Italian champions Juventus have reportedly outlined their intentions to move for Real Madrid midfielder Isco, according to Tuttosport. Massimiliano Allegri’s side are well stocked for options at the Allianz Stadium, and it has been reported that Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal could arrive in Turin during the summer. However, the report claims that it will not prevent the Serie A giants from looking to secure the services of Isco after the Spaniard fell out of favour at the Bernabeu. The…

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Juventus want to sign Matteo Darmian – Football Article

Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian could reportedly join the Italian champions Juventus before the end of this month. The 29-year-old was strongly linked with a move away from the Red Devils during the summer, but ultimately remained at the North-West giants under the orders of Jose Mourinho. Mourinho’s sacking as manager of United appears to have changed Darmian’s situation at Old Trafford, however, and the Italy international will see his current deal expire at the end of this season. The…

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The Top 30 Serie A Players in 2018 – Football Article

With the Serie A season set to resume this weekend, the Forza Italian Football team have taken a look back at the last year on the peninsula and decided on the best 30 players. Taking into account the entire calendar year, each member of the FIF team allocated points to their best 30 players, with 30 given to the best, and 1 given to the lowest placed in the 30. The points were then tallied up, the highest score taken…

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Roma target Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny? – Football Article

Roma target Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny? | FootballExtras.net Roma have reportedly identified Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny as a potential signing. The 26-year-old has spent three years at the Emirates – an anniversary which he announced on social media earlier this week – and the Egyptian winger racked up a total of 80 appearances in all competitions. However, the midfielder has been linked with a move away from the Gunners before the end of the month and according to Tuttomercatoweb, the…

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Chelsea edging closer to finalising a deal for Sarri favourite – Football Article

Share Tweet Share Share Email Higuain has informed manager Gennaro Gattuso of his plans to reunite with former Napoli Coach. The Argentine forward has made it clear he wishes to leave San Siro before the January transfer window closes. Higuain is currently on loan at the Rossoneri from their Serie A rivals Juventus, but he has told Gattuso he wants to cut short his temporary stay amid interest from Chelsea. Milan paid €18 million ($20.75 million) to sign him on loan, with a…

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Chelsea transfer news: Gattuso says Higuain has not asked to leave Milan – Football Article

The striker continues to be linked with a move to the Blues, but his current manager says he hasn’t requested a transfer Gennaro Gattuso insists Gonzalo Higuain has not asked to leave AC Milan but would not feel let down if the striker did move elsewhere. Higuain joined Milan on loan from Juventus in August for a fee of €18 million with an option to buy him outright at the end of the season. However, the move has not panned out as expected,…

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The Ronaldo Code – The Center Circle – Football Article

Ronaldo Goes To Italy Take a breath. Maybe two. Cristiano Ronaldo has made it through his first Serie A start…but he didn’t score a hat-trick and dominate, what has happened with the world?! It felt like only a few short hours ago, we were prepared to see CR7 to get dropped into Serie A, set the entire league on fire right off the bat, and hop over to a high-paying MLS gig once he has proved that he can dominate…

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Man City plot £89m move for Napoli midfielder Allan – Football Article

Manchester City have reportedly “explored” the possibility of signing Napoli midfielder Allan as a possible replacement for Fernandinho. The Premier League champions narrowly missed out on Jorginho’s signature during the summer transfer window as they continue their hunt for cover for Fernandinho, who is now 33 years old. The Brazilian’s recent absence coincided with City falling to back-to-back shock defeats – is understood to have increased the desire to look for a long-term replacement during the summer. According to TuttoMercatoWeb,…

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Italy news: Italy is a racist country, says former great Cassano – Football Article

The former Azzurri striker also stated that he could have been as good as Lionel Messi had he applied himself better Former Roma and Italy forward Antonio Cassano says that he believes his nation has a problem with xenophobia, describing it as a ‘racist country’. The ex-Real Madrid and Milan man, who retired from the game in 2017, spoke to Sky Italia in a wide-ranging conversation that conveyed his thoughts on a number of issues. Aside from discussing the future…

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