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  • Monchi: Roma sticking with EDF

    Monchi: Roma sticking with EDF

    Roma sporting director Monchi has assured the club ‘will go on’ with Eusebio Di Francesco and that ‘I don’t change my mind about people’. Di Francesco’s position has come under mounting scrutiny in recent weeks, but the Coach has guided Roma to the Champions League last 16 and seemingly saved his job with a 3-2…

  • 'Pessimism' over Martial's United stay

    'Pessimism' over Martial's United stay

    Anthony Martial’s agent admits he is ‘very pessimistic’ over a new contract for the Manchester United forward, who is a reported Serie A target. Martial was heavily linked with Juventus over the summer, while Inter and Milan have each been credited with an interest in the Frenchman this season. United have taken up a 12-month…

  • Van der Sar: Good Juve memories

    Van der Sar: Good Juve memories

    Edwin van der Sar says he has ‘good’ memories of his time at Juventus and ‘would’ve liked’ Ajax to face them in the Champions League last 16. Van der Sar spent two seasons as Juve’s No 1 but did not truly convince between the sticks and was replaced in the summer of 2001 by Gianluigi Buffon,…

  • ‘Ronaldo wanted Juventus in January’

    ‘Ronaldo wanted Juventus in January’

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s agent reveals “he’d already told me he wanted to play for Juventus in January”. The Portuguese superstar joined the Bianconeri in a €100m deal from Real Madrid in the summer, becoming Serie A’s highest paid player. “Cristiano is the best in history,” Jorge Mendes told reporters at Tuttosport’s Golden Boy awards. “The credit…

  • Juventus seek Pogba loan?

    Juventus seek Pogba loan?

    Reports in Italy suggest Juventus will try to do a loan deal for Manchester United’s Paul Pogba in January. The Frenchman is unhappy at Old Trafford, as he’s been repeatedly benched by manager Jose Mourinho. Pogba has been heavily linked with a return to Turin, and the Bianconeri met with agent Mino Raiola today. According…

  • Gasperini: ‘Atalanta scored too early!’

    Gasperini: ‘Atalanta scored too early!’

    Gian Piero Gasperini is pleased with Atalanta’s win over Lazio but “perhaps we scored too early and got defensive”. The Orobici moved up to sixth in Serie A with a 1-0 win tonight, though Francesco Acerbi’s stoppage time header was ruled-out by VAR. Click here for a match report. “I would’ve preferred not to concede…

  • Mazzarri: ‘Make youth players mandatory’

    Mazzarri: ‘Make youth players mandatory’

    Torino Coach Walter Mazzarri feels Serie A squads should be limited to 22 “with four or five Primavera players”. Clubs are currently allowed to name a 25-man squad, a total toward which Under-21 players don’t count. However, the Granata boss would like to see that reduced further in an effort to promote young Italian players.…

  • Liveblog: Atalanta v Lazio

    Liveblog: Atalanta v Lazio

    Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Serie A clash for Europa League spots between Atalanta and Lazio. It kicks off in Bergamo at 19.30 GMT. If you are on a mobile phone or tablet, then follow the Liveblog HERE. A victory would put Atalanta just one point behind Lazio…

  • Juventus meet with Raiola

    Juventus meet with Raiola

    Juventus met with Mino Raiola today, reports suggest, to discuss a renewal for Moise Kean, but also Paul Pogba and Matthijs de Ligt. The super agent has a good relationship with the Bianconeri, as he represented Vice-President Pavel Nedved during his playing days. As Sky Italia reports, the Juve directors met with Raiola today, with…

  • Parma, Spal want Caceres

    Parma, Spal want Caceres

    Martin Caceres is likely to leave Lazio in January, with Parma and Spal thought to be interested. The defender joined the Aquile from Verona in January, but has struggled for playing time this season. The Uruguayan has started just three games between Serie A and the Europa League, and Sky believes he’s likely to leave…