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Antonio Cassano Terminates Contract One Week After Signing For Hellas Verona, And Just Five Days After Retiring (Then Un-Retiring)

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As you may recall, Antonio Cassano confused all and sundry by signing for Hellas Verona on 11th July only to retire from football altogether just eight days later.

He then reversed his decision to retire just four hours after that, vowing to play on as originally planned for the newly-promoted Serie A side.

Introducing the new improved AC Milan: Is this the year they topple Juventus?

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While there's no doubt that AC Milan remain European football aristocracy, the fact remains that they have not lifted the Scudetto title since the 2010/11 season. Even that single title ended a...

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Out Through The In Door: Antonio Cassano Retires From Football Just Eight Days After Signing For Hellas Verona

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Antonio Cassano is to officially announce that, as of this afternoon, he is retiring from professional football.

This presumably comes as quite a shock to his club, Hellas Verona, who only signed the 35-year-old striker eight days ago.

Buon compleanno Antonio!

‘You Sh*tty Hunchback’ – Jilted Fiorentina Fans Say Fond Farewell To Federico Bernardeschi As Juventus Move Nears (Photo)

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Word on the calcio wire is that Federico Bernardeschi is mere days away from completing his big move to Juventus, having enjoyed a breakthrough season at Fiorentina last season.

Bernardeschi first joined the Viola as a kid in 2003. Now aged 23, the winger scored an impressive 17 goals in 48 appearances last season, reportedly bumping his asking price up to around the €50million mark.

Milan Goalkeeper Gigio Donnarumma, 18, Signs New Contract To Become Third Highest Paid Player In Italy

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After weeks of wrangling, Gigio Donnarumma has reportedly agreed a new five-year contract to stay put at AC Milan.

With a word in his ear from agent Mino Raiola, the 18-year-old goalkeeper turned his nose up at an improved contract offer from Milan last month, instead opting to tout his wares around Europe's elite in a bid to leverage more money out of the Rossoneri.

Lorenzo Pellegrini: AS Roma’s big new signing aiming to continue a proud legacy

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Transfer Tracker: Is Hakan Calhanoglu AC milan bound?

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Just a few short years ago Hakan Calhanoglu was considered one of the most exciting young players in Europe. Indeed, on these very pages we named the Turkish international among the top 10 most...

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Net Loss: Paolo Maldini To Quit Professional Tennis After One Game After Suffering Heavy Debut Defeat

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Having had a stellar, trophy-laden football career with AC Milan, Paolo Maldini sadly couldn't convert his success on the field to the court.

In fact, the evergreen Italian's tennis carrer has lasted just one game afterhe took a serious thrashing in the first round of his first ever professional tournament.

Serie A: Crotone Manager Keeps Promise To Cycle Entire Length Of Italy After Team Avoid Relegation (Photo)

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Back in May, it looked like the writing was scrawled large on the wall for FC Crotone, with their debut season in Serie A looking all but certain to end in relegation.

So certain was coach Davide Nicola that his side would be jettisoned back to the second tie that he vowed to cycle the entire length of Italy if they managed to stay up.

Euro U21 Championship: Angry Italy Fans Throw Fake Money At Milan Teen Donnarumma (Video)

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Milan's goalkeeping prodigyGianluigi Donnarumma found himself the target of angry Rossoneri fans during Italy's Euro U21 Championship clash with Denmark on Sunday.

The 18-year-old made his debut for Milan at just 16-years of age and has established himself as one of the hottest goalkeeping talents in the game.

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Germany edge Italy, Sweden sink Russia at women’s Euro

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Deventer (Netherlands) (AFP) – Babett Peter’s second-half penalty edged defending champions Germany to a 2-1 victory over 10-woman Italy at the women’s Euro tournament in the Netherlands on Friday.

In the other Group B game, captain Lotta Schelin and Stina Blackstenius powered Sweden to a 2-0 win over Russia.

Russia stun Italy 2-1 at women’s Euro football championship

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Breda (Netherlands) (AFP) – First-half goals from Elena Danilova and Elena Morozova handed Russia a surprise 2-1 win over Italy in the Group B opener at the women’s Euro in the Netherlands on Monday.

Danilova struck nine minutes into the game with a low shot from outside the box that took Italian keeper Chiara Marchitelli by surprise at her left post.

Russia stun Italy 2-1 at women’s Euro football championship

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Breda (Netherlands) (AFP) – First-half goals from Elena Danilova and Elena Morozova handed Russia a surprise 2-1 win over Italy in the Group B opener at the women’s Euro in the Netherlands on Monday.

Danilova struck nine minutes into the game with a low shot from outside the box that took Italian keeper Chiara Marchitelli by surprise at her left post.

Juve’s Bonucci nears shock AC Milan move

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Rome (AFP) – Italy international defender Leonardo Bonucci is on the verge of a shock transfer to AC Milan from Italian champions Juventus after he arrived in Milan on Friday.

Bonucci has won six successive Serie A titles with Juve but is close to finalising a move to Milan that Italian sports daily Gazzetta dello Sport says is worth 40 million euros ($45.

Juve’s Bonucci nears shock AC Milan move

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Rome (AFP) – Italy international defender Leonardo Bonucci is on the verge of a shock transfer to AC Milan from Italian champions Juventus after he arrived in Milan on Friday.

Bonucci has won six successive Serie A titles with Juve but is close to finalising a move to Milan that Italian sports daily Gazzetta dello Sport says is worth 40 million euros ($45.

Transfer News and Gossip

Chelsea and Liverpool tracking Thomas Müller

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Chelsea and Liverpool are among four clubs tracking Thomas Müller, according to German publication Sportbild. Arsenal and Juventus are also said to...

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Video: Liverpool players send farewell message to Lucas Leiva

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Liverpool's players have recorded a farewell video message to Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva after he completed his transfer to Lazio. Lucas,...

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Photo: Lucas Leiva poses in Lazio shirt

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Lucas Leiva has donned the shirt of his new club Lazio after completing his transfer from Liverpool. The Brazilian midfielder's 10-year stint...

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Man Utd close to agreeing Ivan Perisic fee

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Manchester United and Inter Milan are close to agreeing a fee for the transfer of winger Ivan Perisic, according to Sky Sports. The Croatia...

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Photo: Arsenal player arrives for medical

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Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has arrived in Turin to undergo a medical at Juventus. The Serie A champions shared a photo of the Poland...

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Sampdoria bid £6.2m for Jack Wilshere

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Sampdoria have lodged a €7m (£6.2m) bid for Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, according to Italian transfer journalist Gianluca Di Marzio. The...

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Photo: Liverpool midfielder undergoing medical

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Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has been undergoing a medical at Lazio ahead of a £5m move to the Italian side. The Brazil international, aged 30,...

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Spurs announce transfer for defender

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Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the sale of defender Federico Fazio to Roma. We have reached an agreement with @OfficialASRoma for the permanent...

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Liverpool accept bid from Lazio for midfielder

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Liverpool have accepted a £5m bid from Lazio for midfielder Lucas Leiva, according to Sky Sports. The long-serving Brazilian is now expected to be...

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Chelsea sign Antonio Rudiger

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Chelsea have completed the signing of Germany international Antonio Rudiger. The 24-year-old centre-back joins the Premier League champions from...

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Antonio Rudiger arrives in London for Chelsea medical

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Roma defender Antonio Rudiger will undergo a medical at Chelsea today, according to The Sun. The Germany international has arrived in London and is...

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PSG look to pip Chelsea to Alex Sandro signing

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Paris Saint-Germain will challenge Chelsea for the signing of Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, according to the Daily Mail. The Brazil international...

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Man Utd linked with Marten de Roon

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Middlesbrough midfielder Marten de Roon is a transfer target for Manchester United, according to Italian website Tutto Mercato Web. The two-cap...

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Man Utd close in on Radja Nainggolan deal

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Manchester United are closing in on a deal to sign Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan, according to Italian newspaper Il Tempo. The Belgium...

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Matteo Darmian calls Jose Mourinho to push for Juventus transfer

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Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian has put in a phone call to manager Jose Mourinho to ask him to push through a transfer to Juventus,...

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Mohamed Salah’s brother says Liverpool move is done deal, hints at squad number

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Mohamed Salah is officially a Liverpool player, according to his brother Nasr. The younger Salah wrote on Facebook that his sibling's transfer...

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Photo: Mohamed Salah’s agent arrives at Melwood

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Salah' agent in melwood!

Chelsea have Alex Sandro bid rejected, confirms Juventus CEO

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Chelsea have had a bid for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro turned down. The Serie A champions' chief executive Beppe Marotta revealed that the...

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Juventus CEO says Dani Alves is terminating his contract, Man City move expected

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Manchester City have moved a step closer to signing Brazil international Dani Alves after Juventus chief executive Beppe Marotta confirmed that the...

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Liverpool close to completing Mohamed Salah transfer

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Liverpool are on the verge of signing Roma winger Mohamed Salah, according to Sky Sports News. The broadcaster quotes its sources as saying the Reds...

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Chelsea step up efforts to sign Alex Sandro and Tiemoue Bakayako

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Chelsea will increase their attempts to sign Juventus left-back Alex Sandro and Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko in order to appease head coach...

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Liverpool

From Lampard to Totti, five football legends who retired in 2017

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When reflecting on the 2016/17 season, it's important to remember more than just the trophy winners and great goals. It's a time to look back on the legends that decided to hang up their...

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Liverpool new boy Mohamed Salah’s goodbye message to Roma

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@ASRomaEN @OfficialASRoma pic.twitter.com/fs3io9BSMA Mohamed Salah (@22mosalah) June 22, 2017 Liverpool's new signing Mohamed Salah has...

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Roma’s farewell tribute to Mohamed Salah after his transfer to Liverpool

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Thanks for all the memories @22mosalah and good luck in the Premier League with Liverpool!#Salah #ASRoma pic.twitter.com/O9QJyUF3zZ ...

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The Rest

Clubs in Italy, Spain, Turkey, the USA and China want Wayne Rooney

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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is a transfer target for clubs in in Italy, Spain, Turkey, the USA and China, according to The Times....

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