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Chelsea plotting to make Max Allegri their new coach

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Chelsea are lining up Juventus coach Max Allegri to become their new coach, according to Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport. The report is the...

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Emre Can close to signing for Juventus

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Liverpool midfielder Emre Can is close to reaching an agreement to sign for Juventus, according to Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport. The...

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REAL MADRID TRANSFER RUMOUR | KAKA ASKS REAL MADRID TO EASE HIS EXIT

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The future of REAL MADRID player KAKA is still giving talk & news headlines. From Italy, concretely from "Corriere dello Sport", Kaka is said to have approached Coach Mourinho & asked that he do his best to facilitate his exit from the Spanish Football Club. That basically means that Kaka asks Real Madrid to lower their transfer price pretensions as to allow another Club to consider his signing.

Milan Closing In On Carroll

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AC Milan's interest in Liverpool striker Andy Carroll is hotting up according to reports emerging from Italy.
Corriere dello Sport claim the England international has been identified as medium to long-term replacement by the Italian giants for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and that a deal could be done before the start of new season.

Milan players at Euro 2012: Abate, Cassano, Nocerino and Montolivo all played in triumph over England

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'Enormi', was the headline of the Corriere dello Sport on Monday and a fitting one it was too. They may have only prevailed via the penalty shoot-out, but, few will argue that Italy's win over England was not whole-heartedly deserved. It was. The Azzurri were absolutely dominant. They controlled the ball for the best part [.

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Juventus lose Dybala for a month

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Rome (AFP) – Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala could be out for over a month after picking up a thigh injury in his side’s 1-0 win at Cagliari on Saturday, putting his chances of facing Tottenham in the Champions League at risk.

The Italian champions revealed Sunday that the Argentine international had suffered a “light-medium” injury to his right thigh, and said that how long he would have to spend on the sidelines would become clear in the coming days.

Juventus lose Dybala for a month

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Rome (AFP) – Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala could be out for over a month after picking up a thigh injury in his side’s 1-0 win at Cagliari on Saturday, putting his chances of facing Tottenham in the Champions League at risk.

The Italian champions revealed Sunday that the Argentine international had suffered a “light-medium” injury to his right thigh, and said that how long he would have to spend on the sidelines would become clear in the coming days.

Relief as Immobile saves stuttering Italy

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Reggio Emilia (Italy) (AFP) – The relief was palpable on Wednesday after Ciro Immobile kept Italy’s World Cup campaign on track despite an unconvincing 1-0 qualifying win by the four-time champions over Israel in Reggio Emilia.

A shell-shocked Azzurri needed to hit back hard after falling to a 3-0 defeat to Spain in Madrid on Saturday, which all but ended their hopes of automatic qualification to the tournament in Russia.

Relief as Immobile saves stuttering Italy

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Reggio Emilia (Italy) (AFP) – The relief was palpable on Wednesday after Ciro Immobile kept Italy’s World Cup campaign on track despite an unconvincing 1-0 qualifying win by the four-time champions over Israel in Reggio Emilia.

A shell-shocked Azzurri needed to hit back hard after falling to a 3-0 defeat to Spain in Madrid on Saturday, which all but ended their hopes of automatic qualification to the tournament in Russia.

Italy play Russian roulette for World Cup ticket

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Milan (AFP) – Italy were outclassed by Spain in a demoralising 3-0 World Cup qualifying defeat in Madrid which leaves the four-time champions facing a precarious play-off in November to reach Russia.

Giampiero Ventura’s side were lambasted in the press Sunday for his tactics but also individual performances including midfielder Marco Verratti and veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.

Zidane hoping to follow in Sacchi’s footsteps

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Rome (AFP) – Arrigo Sacchi was a revolutionary who came from nowhere to lead a great AC Milan side to back-to-back European Cups in 1989 and 1990.

It is a feat that no coach has achieved since, but that Zinedine Zidane will match if he retains the Champions League trophy with Real Madrid in Saturday’s final against Juventus in Cardiff.

Marcello Lippi set for historic deal with Guangzhou

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Milan (AFP) Italy's Marcello Lippi could return to Chinese top flight side Guangzhou Evergrande on a three-year, 60 million euro ($67.6m) deal which would make him the world's highest-paid coach, reports said Thursday.

Former Italy and Juventus coach Lippi steered the Chinese giants to three consecutive Super League titles between 2012 and 2014.

Marcello Lippi set for historic deal with Guangzhou

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Milan (AFP) Italy's Marcello Lippi could return to Chinese top flight side Guangzhou Evergrande on a three-year, 60 million euro ($67.6m) deal which would make him the world's highest-paid coach, reports said Thursday.

Former Italy and Juventus coach Lippi steered the Chinese giants to three consecutive Super League titles between 2012 and 2014.

Probe opened into suspect Serie A-related betting

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Rome (AFP) The Italian football federation and national Olympic committee have opened an enquiry into suspicious bets that surfaced around the sending off of a Frosinone player against Napoli on the weekend, Italian media reported Wednesday.

Shortly before Saturday's Serie A match, which Napoli won 4-0, three bookmakers stopped taking bets on a Frosinone player being sent off after noticing unusual betting behaviour, the Corriere dello Sport said.

Probe opened into suspect Serie A-related betting

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Rome (AFP) The Italian football federation and national Olympic committee have opened an enquiry into suspicious bets that surfaced around the sending off of a Frosinone player against Napoli on the weekend, Italian media reported Wednesday.

Shortly before Saturday's Serie A match, which Napoli won 4-0, three bookmakers stopped taking bets on a Frosinone player being sent off after noticing unusual betting behaviour, the Corriere dello Sport said.

Manchester United

Will Man United Break Transfer Record For PSG Star?

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Marco Verratti could soon be on his way to England after the Euro's, with Manchester United reportedly ready to bid €100 million (£79m) for the midfielder according to Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport.

Jose Mourinho has a rebuilding job on his hands at Old Trafford and he has prioritized reinvigorating his midfield and the Special One wants Azzurri star Verratti

The move would smash the transfer record by a British club of €75 million, paid by Manchester United themselves, for Angel Di Maria in 2014.

Manchester United: Claudio Marchisio latest midfield maestro linked to Reds

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With the continued links of both Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona and Luka Modric from Real Madrid, it seems only right that Manchester United have now been linked with a move for one of Italy's top midfielders.

According to Italian news outlet Corriere dello Sport, the Red Devils have been listed as the latest club to be interested in making a move for Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio of Juventus.

Serie A

Inter Milan President On The Importance Of Meeting Uefa’s Financial Rules

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In his long interview that was published in Corriere dello Sport, Inter president Erick Thohir provided the most in-depth look at the Nerazzurri's financial situation and how he is trying to build a Champions League squad without falling foul of FIFA's rules on irresponsible debt.

"There's an economic difference between being in the Champions League and the Europa League," Thohir told Il Corriere dello Sport.

Palermo plan to sign 4-5 players in January overhaul

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In a candid interview with Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport, Palermo sporting director Manuel Gerolin stated that the club will do their best to bring in a minimum of four or five players during the upcoming January transfer window.

"We will intervene in an important way in January, we already know what to do," saidGerolin.

Palermo plan to sign 4-5 players in January overhaul

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In a candid interview with Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport, Palermo sporting director Manuel Gerolin stated that the club will do their best to bring in a minimum of four or five players during the upcoming January transfer window.

"We will intervene in an important way in January, we already know what to do," saidGerolin.

Paul Pogba Renews Contract With Juventus, Say Italian Reports

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Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport, two of the three major Italian sports newspapers, are reporting that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has agreed to a contract extension with the Seria A giants.

What the media outlets disagree on is the length of the 21-year-old's contract.

Tuttosport claims Pogba's deal will stretch until June 2019, while Corriere dello Sport believe the new deal will end the season before (June 2018).

AC Milan Set to Sack Clarence Seedorf and Replace Him With Filippo Inzaghi, Say Reports

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If reports in Italy's three sports papers Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosportare to be believed, AC Milan is going from one legendary player to another as manager. The club looks to chop and change managers again by replacing Clarence Seedorf with Filippo "Pippo" Inzaghi who is currently managing the Rossoneri's youth side.

Edinson Cavani Buys Full-Page Newspaper Ad to Say Goodbye to Napoli Fans [PHOTO]

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Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani put an ad in an Italian newspaper today to formally say goodbye to Napoli supporters.

Cavani joined Paris-Saint Germain on a 5-year deal several weeks ago, but loved his playing time and his fans at the Serie A club Napoli. The £54million deal that PSG offered was too good for Napoli to pass up, so Cavani decided to say goodbye in a classy style — similar to how former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini bid farewell to the City supporters.

Will AC Milan Fire Massimiliano Allegri?

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According to Corriere dello Sport, AC Milan President Silvio Berlusconi will fire Massimiliano Allegri at the end of the season, even if Allegri leads Milan into the Champions League.

Berlusconi has been at odds with Allegri since the summer and a leaked conversation over the weekend gave a glimpse into what the Milan patron really thinks about his manager.

Milan Transfer Update (June 3): Ibra speaks the truth, ‘PSG are not a top-level club’

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"Ibra resta. Thiago non lo so", said Adriano Galliani according to the Corriere Dello Sport. In English; ‘Ibra stays and Thiago, I do not know'. Indeed, worrying words from Uncle Fester. Speaking of his tthe circus surrounding our Brazilian maestro, Arrigo Sacchi, the former Milan boss summed it up nicely: "Thiago Silva is the best [.

What Italian Football Pages Say Friday 20.01.12

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Gazzetta dello Sport Go Inter, but Genoa fan in serious condition before Coppa match a 38-year-old (drunk?) fell to the ground hitting his head after scuffle with police officer. He is at the Policlinico in serious condition. Mercato news: Moratti has thoughts of M'Villa, Lucas or Romulo Pato, out for a month, Maxi Lopez steps up Juve – Guarin in 48 hours or there is Caceres as the alternative.

What Italian Football Pages Say Monday 16.01.12

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Gazzetta dello Sport Inter Shout Nerazzurri beat Milan with a Milito goal are back in the scudetto race Moratti: "Ranieri is a wise guy. Now we'll see about Tevez..." Juve are top on their own Udinese stop as Genoa celebrate Lazio re-start Fiorentina down Tuttosport Juve Benefit Draw with Cagliari but the Inter win sends them to the top alone.

What Italian Football Pages Say Friday 06.01.12

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Gazzetta dello Sport Tevez comes to the table Galliani dines with the Argentine in Rio and has a yes Then he makes an ‘original' offer to the English But Inter try the overtake and offer more to City United think about Wes again, Leo on Maicon Ferguson is ready to offer 30 million for Sneijder. And PSG are interested in the Brazilian De Rossi, Roma's true rival is Mancini Vazquez to Palermo, he.

What Italian Football Pages Say Wednesday 14.12.11

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Gazzetta dello Sport Inter take a bow Nagatomo scores and helps Inter to 1-0 win over Genoa Juventus, Queen of Europe PSG push for Tevez, another no: "Only Milan" Table of peace, Moratti and Agnelli face to face Mazzarri wants reinforcements, assault for Vargas begins Coppa Italia, Siena in last eight Europa League: Come on Lazio!

What Italian Football Pages Say Monday 11.12.11

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Gazzetta dello Sport Milan assist for Juve The Rossoneri are stumped (2-0) by Bologna. Di Vaio and Diamanti are goalscorers. Antonio Conte's team take on Roma in Rome at the stadio Olimpico tonight. The Bianconeri could move four points ahead of their rivals. Luis Enrique hangs in the balance: "Resignation?

Inter Milan

Inter Milan Transfer Formula” Comes With Some Big Risks

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No team in Italy has been as active or aggressive in the transfer market this summer than the Nerazzurri. The club has done a tremendous job in strengthening the team with incredible dynamism in a unique and innovative way that Italian media outlet Corriere Dello Sport has dubbed "The Inter Formula".

REPORTS: Torres linked with Italy move!

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Fernando Torres' Chelsea future is always up for debate and this morning it has taken another twist with Corriere dello Sport reporting that Inter Milan are looking to secure a season long loan for the Spaniard with a view to signing him on a permanent deal for just £10m this time next year!

Be prepared Chelsea fans for the next few weeks.

Stoke City

Stoke striker Bojan Krkic closing in on returning to match action

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Stoke striker Bojan Krkic says he hopes to be fit for the start of the new domestic season.

The 24-year-old Spaniard suffered a cruciate ligament injury in an FA Cup tie at Rochdale at the end of January, abruptly ending what had been a promising first season in English football.

The former Barcelona player has undergone an extensive rehabilitation program in his native Spain and believes he is on course to be ready for Stoke's opening Barclays Premier League game against Liverpool on the weekend of August 8-9.

Stoke striker Bojan Krkic closing in on returning to match action

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Stoke striker Bojan Krkic says he hopes to be fit for the start of the new domestic season.

The 24-year-old Spaniard suffered a cruciate ligament injury in an FA Cup tie at Rochdale at the end of January, abruptly ending what had been a promising first season in English football.

The former Barcelona player has undergone an extensive rehabilitation program in his native Spain and believes he is on course to be ready for Stoke's opening Barclays Premier League game against Liverpool on the weekend of August 8-9.

Transfer Rumors

Goodbye Mata, hello Vidal?

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Manchester United have again been linked with a move for Arturo Vidal, with Juan Mata considered to be the man holding the key to a possible deal for the Chilean midfielder.

According to Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport, Juventus will allow the 27-year-old in January and United look to be in pole position to land the Chilean as they could offer Mata to the Serie A champions.

Serie A to offer escape route for United flop?

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Strange though as it might sound, Marouane Fellaini looks to have attracted interest from a few European clubs and reports in Italy claim Fiorentina could soon be open talks with United for the Belgian midfielder.

Last week reports suggesting that Louis Van Gaal had told Ed Woodward "Fellaini wasn't a United player" emerged, before the former Everton man told Sky Sports that he "had nothing to prove" despite a dismal debut season at Old Trafford and that he remained confident his future would be resolved this summer.

Van Gaal and United keen on former City man

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Former Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong could be set for a return to the Premier League, with reports on both the English and Italian media suggesting Louis Van Gaal has been so impressed with the 29-year-old's performances at the World Cup that he's looking to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford this summer.

The Rest

D.C. United Academy player to train with Inter Milan

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The pipeline of D.C. Youth players training in Italy continues

Via the Italian publication Corriere dello Sport, D.C. United academy player Chris Durkin will be training in Italy with Serie A partner club Inter Milan in April. The training will be for an undetermined period of time, but would be the third consecutive year an Academy player trained with the Nerazzurri, with former homegrown player Michael Seaton going on a training stint in 2014, and several academy players repeating the training in 2015.

Liverpool Ruled Out Fabio Borini Sale

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Lazio president Claudio Lotito has revealed Lazio tried to buy Liverpool striker Fabio Borini this summer but the Reds refused to sell the Italy international.
The 22-year-old sealed a season-long loan move to Sunderland on deadline day after the forward had previously rejected speculation linking him with a return to Serie A.

Napoli owner threatens to pull his club out of Supercoppa Italiana in China

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It's been well established that Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis will say and do whatever he wants, so it should come as no surprise that the eccentric producer of such films as Christmas in South Africa, Christmas in Miami and, of course, Christmas in India, is now threatening to pull his club out of the Supercoppa Italiana match in Beijing.