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French midfielder Dabo signs for Fiorentina

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Rome (AFP) – French midfielder Bryan Dabo has signed for Serie A side Fiorentina from Saint-Étienne, the Italian club said on Tuesday without giving financial details.

The 25-year-old has one cap for the French Under-21 side, and started his career at Montpellier, before a brief loan spell in England with Blackburn Rovers.

Iceland’s Hallfredsson extends Udinese deal

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Milan (AFP) – Iceland international Emil Hallfredsson has extended his contract with Serie A side Udinese until June 30, 2020, the Italian club announced on Friday.

The 33-year-old centre-back - in his second season with the north-eastern outfit - made his 50th appearance for the club in the Italian Cup loss midweek against Napoli.

Top-scoring Immobile extends Lazio deal

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Rome (AFP) – Serie A’s top scorer Ciro Immobile and goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha have both extended their contracts with Lazio until June 2022, the Italian club confirmed on Saturday.

Italian international Immobile has scored 11 goals in the top flight this season, in addition to two in the Europa League and two in the Italian Super Cup, as the capital club sit joint third in Serie A, five points adrift of leaders Napoli.

Top-scoring Immobile extends Lazio deal

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Rome (AFP) – Serie A’s top scorer Ciro Immobile and goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha have both extended their contracts with Lazio until June 2022, the Italian club confirmed on Saturday.

Italian international Immobile has scored 11 goals in the top flight this season, in addition to two in the Europa League and two in the Italian Super Cup, as the capital club sit joint third in Serie A, five points adrift of leaders Napoli.

Serbian football coach Mihajlovic takes Torino helm

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Rome (AFP) Serbia's Sinisa Mihajlovic is back in a Serie A dugout again after signing a two-year deal with Torino, the Italian club said on Wednesday.

Torino will be the sixth Italian club Mihajlovic, known as a free-kick specialist in his playing career, has coached after Bologna, Catania, Fiorentina, Sampadoria and AC Milan.

Serbian football coach Mihajlovic takes Torino helm

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Rome (AFP) Serbia's Sinisa Mihajlovic is back in a Serie A dugout again after signing a two-year deal with Torino, the Italian club said on Wednesday.

Torino will be the sixth Italian club Mihajlovic, known as a free-kick specialist in his playing career, has coached after Bologna, Catania, Fiorentina, Sampadoria and AC Milan.

Manchester United

Man Utd defender’s agent confirms approaches from multiple clubs

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Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian has been approached by more than one Italian club over a possible transfer, according to his agent....

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Dries Mertens: Man Utd very interested in Napoli star

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Manchester United are very interested in signing Napoli winger Dries Mertens, according to a former director of the Italian club. Pierpaolo Marino...

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Kiko: It’s Great To Be Back At United

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Federico Macheda has returned to Manchester United following yet another disappointing spell away on loan. The season before last he went to Sampdoria where he got just 16 games and scored only 1 goal in a season which saw the Italian club relegated.

Last season Neil Warnock brought him to QPR in the January, only to be sacked last than a week later, leaving Kiko to play in six games in all competitions.

Arsenal

Serie A striker the wrong January transfer target for Arsenal?

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According to some of the latest Arsenal transfer rumours, the Italian club Internazionale are so concerned about Arsenal signing their Argentina international star in the January transfer window or during next summer, that they are set to offer Mauro Icardi a new and improved contract. A report by The Mirror claims that Inter are planning [.

Arsenal linked with Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner

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Arsenal are being linked with fresh interest in Juventus right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner. The versatile Swiss international was reportedly a target for the Gunners earlier in the summer. At that stage, Arsene Wenger's side were unwilling to match Juve's £12m asking price for the 29-year-old. But with the end of the transfer window now looming, the [.

Premiership preview 12/13 + a few van Persie thoughts

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Our summers are nothing if not dramatic. I've been largely ignoring it for the past few weeks ever since van Persie's original statement I've felt a little jaded by the whole thing, and haven't had the desire to track it, or write about it, on a daily basis. Kudos to those who manage to blog without a break goodness knows I needed one.

AC Milan

Wednesday Kickoff: Donnarumma re-signs; Ozil wants Arsenal stay and more

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The AC Milan transfer saga of the summer has finally reached its end while Arsenal's seems to be nearing a conclusion as well.

After a prolonged transfer saga, Gianluigi Donnarumma officially signed a new deal with AC Milan. (REPORT)

Mesut Ozil says he wants to stay at Arsenal while adding he is hoping Alexis Sanchez comes to the same decision.

Milan Rule Out Carroll

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AC Milan chief executive Adriano Galliani does not think the club needs to sign another striker amid new reports linking the Serie A giants with Liverpool's Andy Carroll.
The £35million man was this summer expected to leave Anfield, as he seemingly does not fit into the plans of new manager Brendan Rodgers.

Revs Fall To Kansas City

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Dimitry Imbongo made his first start for the Revs in Saturday's 1-0 loss to KC and spurned the club's best opportunity to equalize in the 49th minute. (Photo: Walter Silva)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Teal Bunbury gave Sporting Kansas City an early lead and the New England Revolution rarely threatened to equalize as they fell 1-0 at Gillette Stadium in front of 17,592 on Saturday night.

REAL MADRID | KAKA - AC MILAN TESTING THE WATERS AGAIN

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REAL MADRID & AC MILAN have always had good relations. The rumours that KAKA could return to the Italian Club that made him a "great" have always persisted,  & as weeks pass the rumours looks more & more like a reality. Kaka with Galiani & Perez Today Kaka´s  representative-agent Paolillo was seen in Milan visiting the AC MILAN offices.

Hammers Keen On Carroll

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Sky Sports sources understand that West Ham United are interested in signing striker Andy Carroll on loan from Liverpool.
Brendan Rodgers earlier this week refused to rule out the possibility of Carroll leaving Anfield on a temporary deal, following speculation linking him with a move to AC Milan.

Italian giants in MLS doubleheader

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Thursday afternoon, it was announced that Italian club AC Milan will face off against Brazilian powerhouse Cruziero as part of a special doubleheader being held at Gillette Stadium.

The match will take place on August 4th, with the clubs kicking off at 4:30 EST. Following this match will be the previously-scheduled game between the New England Revolution and Sporting KC.

Serie A

Guillermo Barros Schelotto is walking into dysfunction at Palermo

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The 2015/16 Serie A season is only halfway over, and Sicilian club Palermo have already changed managers multiple times. Giuseppe Iachini began the current campaign as the head coach, his second stint with the club, but was fired on Nov. 10 following a victory two days prior. Iachini was in charge at the Italian club for just over two years, a timeframe fairly impressive considering chairman Maurizio Zamparini's willingness to fire managers frequently.

Guillermo Barros Schelotto is walking into dysfunction at Palermo

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The 2015/16 Serie A season is only halfway over, and Sicilian club Palermo have already changed managers multiple times. Giuseppe Iachini began the current campaign as the head coach, his second stint with the club, but was fired on Nov. 10 following a victory two days prior. Iachini was in charge at the Italian club for just over two years, a timeframe fairly impressive considering chairman Maurizio Zamparini's willingness to fire managers frequently.

Napoli – Your Personal Tax Grumblings Pale in Comparison

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Remember in January when Mexican police raided the headquarters of soccer club Puebla FC? DeMarcus Beasley made a few tweets, we giggled, and then thought to ourselves #ThirdWorldProblems. Well, that flippant hashtag was incorrect. Today, the Italian police have raided the headquarters of Serie A leading (tied with Juventus) Napoli.

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Juventus Will Be Back For Llorente In January

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The Director General of Juventus, Giuseppe Marotta says that the Italian champions will be back for  Athletic Club player Fernando Llorente during the winter transfer window.

Marotta mentioned the Real Madrid coach when asked by journalists about the matter.

"Mourinho says that Llorente will play for Juventus in January?

Malaysian Youth Signs For Italian Team

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A 15 year-old Malaysian footballer, Sean Gan Giannelli, will join Italian Club Atletico Arezzo's Under-17 team in the Tuscany region on Aug 20 after having impressed the club's coaches and technical staff.Sean, who is of Italian-Malaysian parentage, is a student of Bukit Jalil Sports School and trains and plays with the Under-17 Bukit Jalil squad, the feeder squad of the Malaysian national team.

BORINI: THE DAGGER MAN

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Liverpool's new signing Fabio Borini has joined the Reds on a four-year deal for £7.9 million from Italian club AS Roma.

The 21 year old hotshot is re-united with his former mentor at both Chelsea and Swansea City, Brendan Rodgers, new Liverpool Manager.

He is expected to link-up in attack with mercurial forward, Luis Suarez when the new Season begins.

English Premier League

Liverpool Back In The Hunt For Uruguayan Winger

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Liverpool is to launch a renewed bid for Bologna star Gaston Ramirez with hopes of securing the winger before today's transfer deadline.
The 21-year-old was seemingly on the brink of a shock move to newly promoted Southampton earlier in the month, but complications surrounding the deal have seen the move stall.

Berbatov To… Fulham??

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After it looked as though Dimitar Berbatov was set to join Fiorentina earlier today, it was then reported that Juventus had come in at the last minute to sign him. However, following United's dealings with the Italian club after Paul Pogba ditched us for them, it is possible that United didn't want to do business with them.

Remembrance Of Things Owed

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It was 12.24am, local time, when Alessandro Diamanti walked forward for the final, decisive kick and, when it was all done, sparked the match that would exsiccate English Euro dreams to ashes. Little did the Italian know that 1300 miles away he was also about to reignite a domestic feud that has been quietly smouldering for two years.

Champions League

Maicosuel Penalty Miss v Braga

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Udinese's Brazilian midfielder Maicousel try's to do a Pirlo like penalty but is made to look very foolish as the Braga keeper makes an easy save, the miss cost the Italian club a place in the next round of the Champions League and incidently it wasn't the only bloopers moment in the tie with Pablo Armero also having his moment.

Watford’s Big Picture Problems

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The take-over of an English football club by the owner of an Italian club passed somewhat quietly on account of the European Championships but, as Paul Grech, writes Watfords tie-in with Udinese owner Giampaolo Pozzo might just end up having a significance that reaches some way beyond Vicarage Road.

Michael Bradley

Monday Kickoff: Bradley scores in Roma friendly, Man Utd near Buttner deal, and more

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By FRANCO PANIZO

AS Roma has concluded their preseason preparations for the upcoming Serie A campaign, and Michael Bradley looks ready to tackle the season head-on.

Bradley scored in Roma's final preseason friendly on Sunday, netting the second goal in the Italian club's 3-0 win over Greek side Aris FC.

Bradley Scores in Roma Win

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American international Michael Bradley scored his first goal for Roma in their preseason win over Liverpool on Wednesday at Fenway Park. (Photo: Chris Aduama/aduama.com).

BOSTON, Mass. – New AS Roma signing Michael Bradley scored his first ever goal for his new team as the Italian club grabbed a 2-1 victory over Liverpool FC at Fenway Park in a preseason friendly on Wednesday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 37,169.

Gamethread: AS Roma vs. Zaglebie Lubin - International Friendly - Wrigley Field - 2:30 CST

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Well, ain't this one something special?

Wrigley Field plays host to an international friendly between Italian club AS Roma and Polish club Zagłębie Lubin in what is sure to be an exciting match-up. United States Men's National Team Midfielder Michael Bradley is scheduled to make his second appearance for i Giallorossi in front of the city he spent a part of his youth in.

Bradley excited to push barriers at Roma

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Michael Bradley started hearing whispers about clubs being interested in acquiring him from Chievo Verona while with the U.S. men's national team earlier this summer. There were plenty of options from both inside of Italy and out, but as soon as he learned Italian heavyweights AS Roma were serious about signing him, he needed to hear nothing more.

The Rest

Sources: Cosmos not pursuing Francesco Totti amid reports

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Francesco Totti continues to be linked with a move to the New York Cosmos, but it doesn't appear the AS Roma legend will be joining the NASL club any time soon.

Sources tell SBI the Cosmos are not actively pursuing the 39-year-old Italian star. The Cosmos were previously linked with Totti earlier this year, but denied a move was imminent.

JUVENTUS TO MAKE AN OFFER FOR DAVID VILLA ?

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Last Thursday there was a meeting at a Barcelona Hotel between "representatives" of Italian Club JUVENTUS & persons close to FC BARCELONA forward DAVID VILLA. According to Spanish paper "El Comercio", which has been picked up by "Sport", "Mundo Deportivo" & "Marca", the Italians wanted to know the Villa situation & his thoughts.

Real Madrid 5-1 AC Milan: Real Madrid Runs Riot In The Bronx

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Two of the world's great football clubs, Real Madrid and AC Milan, met Wednesday evening at a very sticky and humid Yankee Stadium as part of the World Football Challenge. The match was the second played this summer at the famous baseball stadium in The Bronx, New York, and offered a much more entertaining show than the earlier exhibition between Chelsea and PSG.

Villarreal Sell Playmaker Borja Valero To Fiorentina

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Villarreal have agreed to sell playmaker Borja Valero to Serie A side Fiorentina for a fee believed to be approximately €7m, according to the Spanish club's website.

Valero, 27, becomes the latest Villarreal star to leave as the club cut their wage bill after unexpectedly suffering relegation from Spain's top flight last season.

AS Roma look to continue growing brand in United States and worldwide

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Italian club AS Roma was in full form when they thrashed Zaglebie Lubin 4-0 at Wrigley Field on Sunday. They'll face another top European club tonight when they take on Liverpool at Fenway Park in Boston.

But for the most well-known club in Italy's capitol city (Sorry, Lazio), the sky's the limit and La Maggica have opportunities that aren't available to most football clubs worldwide.

At last, some -meager- news

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No, no, please don't thank me. I know you've all been grateful for the fact that I heroically resisted the urge to post every day in order to tactfully avoid you saturating, dear readers of this blog.
To be honest there wasn't much to be said anyway, as apart from a few high profile transfers the French transfer market was as flat as ever.

Rangers and the Immediate Future of Scottish Soccer

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By J Hutcherson - WASHINGTON, DC (June 29, 2012) US Soccer Players – After discussing Italian club soccer in theory earlier this week, it's worth paying attention to what's happening with Scottish club soccer in practice. The quick version is that Rangers as we knew them went out of business on June 14th.