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Juve, Napoli back to basics after dream dates in Europe

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Milan (AFP) Juventus and Napoli get back to Serie A basics after impressive Champions League wins while Inter Milan's league-leading scorer Mauro Icardi looks to add to his tally away to Roma on Sunday.

Champions Juventus, favourites for a record sixth consecutive 'scudetto', can feel confident of maintaining their one-point lead on Napoli at Empoli.

Juve, Napoli back to basics after dream dates in Europe

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Milan (AFP) Juventus and Napoli get back to Serie A basics after impressive Champions League wins while Inter Milan's league-leading scorer Mauro Icardi looks to add to his tally away to Roma on Sunday.

Champions Juventus, favourites for a record sixth consecutive 'scudetto', can feel confident of maintaining their one-point lead on Napoli at Empoli.

‘Emotional’ Sarri calls for Napoli calm

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) Emotional Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri called for calm after a 4-2 demolition of Benfica on Wednesday put the Italian giants within sight of a coveted place in the last 16 of the Champions League.

"Mentally, this is only a confirmation for us and it will give us a spur. But we have to be mindful that that is all it will give us," Sarri told reporters.

‘Emotional’ Sarri calls for Napoli calm

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) Emotional Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri called for calm after a 4-2 demolition of Benfica on Wednesday put the Italian giants within sight of a coveted place in the last 16 of the Champions League.

"Mentally, this is only a confirmation for us and it will give us a spur. But we have to be mindful that that is all it will give us," Sarri told reporters.

Juve e Roma a valanga, Inter corsara. Il Genoa stoppa il Napoli

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Roma e Juve di valanga, nella quinta di Serie A, bene anche l'Inter, solo un pari a reti bianche invece per il Napoli, stoppato dal Genoa a Marassi. Quindi, in testa alla classifica c'è il pronto ribaltone, con la corazzata di Max Allegri che torna prima a 12 punti, secondi gli azzurri a 11, terzo [.

Cade la Juventus, Icardi trascina l’Inter alla vittoria. Roma ko, Napoli primo da solo

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Juventus e Roma ko nella quarta giornata di Serie A. I bianconeri di Max Allegri conoscono, dopo un anno, la sconfitta, a causa dell'impresa realizzata dall'Inter di De Boer che, rimonta il gol di Lichtsteiner con la coppia gol (di testa) Icardi Perisic e si aggiudica il Derby d'Italia. Cade anche la Roma, sconfitta a Firenze [.

Sabato con la Juve in campo, allo Stadium arriva il Sassuolo. In serata Palermo-Napoli

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Si torna a parlare di Serie A dopo aver assistito al successo dell'Italia targata Ventura contro Israele. Sabato 10 Settembre alle 18 scende in campo la Juventus, contro il Sassuolo, nel primo anticipo della 3^ giornata, a seguire un gustoso derby meridionale tra Palermo e Napoli, nella prima dell'ex Foggia, De Zerbi, sulla panchina rosanero.

The JF 60 2017: Top 10 best Serie A young talents to watch in 2016/17

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We've reviewed 2015/16's most exciting young players to watch in the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany on Just Football. Now it's time for us to announce the...

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Lazio bella ma ko, Juventus cinica con Khedira. 3 punti al Napoli, Milan in rosso

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Una Juventus meno bella del solito ma come sempre tremendamente cinica supera 1 a 0 la Lazio nel primo anticipo di Serie A grazie alla seconda rete consecutiva di Khedira e si porta a 6 punti dopo due giornate. Prima vittoria stagionale, invece, per il Napoli che piega 4 a 2 il Milan, capace di [...]

Juventus strong, Roma start well but both Milans need work: 7 Serie A week one talking points

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The new Serie A seasonhas just started, and its first weekend was fascinating: 32 goals in total, many surprises like Napoli's difficulties at Pescara and Chievo's win against...

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De Boer parte male, Inter ko a Verona. Lazio corsara a Bergamo, Napoli stoppato

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Juve e Roma hanno vinto come da pronostico, nella 1^ giornata di Serie A, tre punti preziosi, all'esordio, anche per il Milan di Montella che, trascinatoda un super Bacca, autore di una tripletta seppur a fatica (e con il brivido finale del rigore di Belotti parato da Donnarumma, ndr) doma il Toro dell'ex Mihajlovic per [.

‘I Hope We Can Still Be Friends’ – Gonzalo Higuain Has One Last Desperate Stab At Appeasing Jilted Napoli Fans With Apologetic Instagram Message

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It's fairly safe to posit that many Napoli fans weren't best pleased when Gonzalo Higuain decided to up sticks and leave for Juventus last month.

Despite the fact their club reaped a princely/berserk fee of€90million from the transaction, it didn't stop Napoli fans from taking to the street to burn their Higuain shirts and stuff them down toilets in reaction to the unforgivable treachery that had just befallen them.

Gonzalo Higuain, Pjanic, Candreva… 10 Serie A summer transfers to get excited about in 2016/17

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Serie A is back for another season and it's been a summer filled with eye-catching deals. Paul Pogba hogged most headlines in Italy but a number of interesting, shrewd and downright expensive...

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Chelsea submit mind-boggling €50m bid for Man Utd target; Star has already decided to leave

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Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly has been a target for Premier League giants Chelsea all summer.

The Senegal international was one of the best defenders in Serie A last season and has attracted the interest of Antonio Conte. The Italian is determined to strengthen his defence this summer and has therefore submitted a mega bid for the Napoli star.

Pepe Reina Quite Literally Calls Bullshit On Tabloid Rumours He Offered His Services To Barcelona

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With the freshly-usurped Joe Hart reportedly set to leave Man City before the end of the current transfer window, the word on the wire is that Pep Guardiola is keen to bring in Barcelona 'keeper Claudio Bravo as his replacement.

In turn, this gave rise to reports that, sensing a disturbance in the Force, Pepe Reina had contacted Barca and touted himself as a replacement for Bravo, such was the 33-year-old veteran's clamour to return to play for his boyhood side.

‘He’s Fatter Than Me’ – Robert Prosinecki Offers Some Choice Thoughts On Gonzalo Higuain’s Physical Appearance

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The world and his dog have been quick to pass judgement on Gonzalo Higuain after the Argentinian striker recently (briefly) became the third most expensive footballer in history when he completed his big £75.3million move from Napoli to Juventus.

Higuain made his debut for Juve in a friendly against West Ham last weekend, with many independent observers noticing that the 28-year-old forward appearedto be carrying a little bit of excess timber around the midriff.

Chelsea ready huge offer for Man Utd target; Agent confirmed earlier star will complete transfer

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Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has informed the club that he does not wish to sign a new deal.

The Senegal international has been a target for Chelsea all summer and Antonio Conte is thought to be an admirer of the Serie A defender.

Koulibaly had an impressive season with Napoli last year and the Italians are reluctant to sell their best defender, especially after sanctioning a sale for Gonzalo Higuain to their direct rivals Juventus.

Euro 2016 Transfers: Bartosz Kapustka and 23 players whose Euro form put them in the shop window

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Euro 2016 may be done and dusted but it's not quite forgotten. Despite the lack of classic matches the Euros had its fair share of excellent team and individual performances, and those quality...

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Chelsea submit massive bid for Man Utd target; Agent confirms star will complete transfer

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is looking to sign a defender this summer and the Napoli centre back Kalidou Koulibaly is a target for the Blues.

The highly rated defender has been a target for Manchester United as well. The Old Trafford outfit even submitted a bid for him earlier this year.

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Milik, Mertens star as Napoli outclass Benfica

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Milan (AFP) Arkadiusz Milik struck his third Champions League goal and Dries Mertens hit a brace as Napoli staked an early claim for a place in the last 16 with a 4-2 win against Benfica on Wednesday.

Milik, signed as a replacement for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain, headed a brace in a 2-1 come-from-behind win at Dinamo Kiev a fortnight ago to hand coach Maurizio Sarri his maiden win in the competition.

Julio Cesar out to banish ‘bad memories’ at Napoli

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar said he will be looking to put bad memories of previous visits to the San Paolo behind him when Benfica face Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The 37-year-old spent "seven beautiful and successful" years with Serie A giants Inter Milan, helping them to Champions League glory with a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich in the 2010 final.

Julio Cesar out to banish ‘bad memories’ at Napoli

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) Brazilian goalkeeper Julio Cesar said he will be looking to put bad memories of previous visits to the San Paolo behind him when Benfica face Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday.

The 37-year-old spent "seven beautiful and successful" years with Serie A giants Inter Milan, helping them to Champions League glory with a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich in the 2010 final.

We’ve moved on from Higuain departure – Napoli’s Jorginho

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) Napoli midfielder Jorginho insists his team have moved on from Gonzalo Higuain's shock departure to Juventus as they prepare to face Portuguese giants Benfica in the Champions League.

Napoli, runners-up to Juventus in Serie A last season, host Benfica at the San Paolo in Group B on Wednesday looking to continue their bright start to this season's competition.

We’ve moved on from Higuain departure – Napoli’s Jorginho

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Naples (Italy) (AFP) Napoli midfielder Jorginho insists his team have moved on from Gonzalo Higuain's shock departure to Juventus as they prepare to face Portuguese giants Benfica in the Champions League.

Napoli, runners-up to Juventus in Serie A last season, host Benfica at the San Paolo in Group B on Wednesday looking to continue their bright start to this season's competition.

Hamsik hits century as Napoli outclass Chievo

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Milan (AFP) Marek Hamsik celebrated hitting his 100th goal for Napoli in a 2-0 win over Chievo that will instill confidence ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash at home to Benfica.

Yet Slovakian international Hamsik, who is now only 15 short of equalling the all-time scorers' record at the club, held by former icon Diego Maradona, said the focus is now on Europe.

Higuain back as Juve reclaim top spot from Napoli

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Milan (AFP) Gonzalo Higuain returned to scoring ways as champions Juventus regained top spot from misfiring Napoli thanks to a 4-0 rout of outclassed Genoa in Turin on Wednesday.

Higuain, signed from Napoli for an Italian record 90m euros, had failed to find the net in Juve's past two outings a scoreless draw with Sevilla in the Champions League and a 1-0 defeat to Inter Milan on Sunday.

Higuain back as Juve reclaim top spot from Napoli

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Milan (AFP) Gonzalo Higuain returned to scoring ways as champions Juventus regained top spot from misfiring Napoli thanks to a 4-0 rout of outclassed Genoa in Turin on Wednesday.

Higuain, signed from Napoli for an Italian record 90m euros, had failed to find the net in Juve's past two outings a scoreless draw with Sevilla in the Champions League and a 1-0 defeat to Inter Milan on Sunday.

Napoli tie Koulibaly to five-year deal

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Milan (AFP) Highly rated Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly signed a five-year contract extension on Monday that ties him to the Serie A club until 2021, president Aurelio De Laurentiis said.

English giants Chelsea were among the clubs trying to lure the powerful and versatile centre-back away from the San Paolo this summer, with reports claiming Napoli had rejected a 50-million-euro Blues offer for the French-born Senegalese international.

Napoli tie Koulibaly to five-year deal

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Milan (AFP) Highly rated Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly signed a five-year contract extension on Monday that ties him to the Serie A club until 2021, president Aurelio De Laurentiis said.

English giants Chelsea were among the clubs trying to lure the powerful and versatile centre-back away from the San Paolo this summer, with reports claiming Napoli had rejected a 50-million-euro Blues offer for the French-born Senegalese international.

Juventus

Champions League Roundup: Feast for strikers but Arsenal and Juventus stumble

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The Champions League group stages kicked off across Europe this week and while it was a resumption of regular duties for some teams, harsh reality befell some others.

16 matchday one games saw 50 goals, with Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund accounting for 22 of those 50 goals.

Record transfer boosts Manchester United’s chances of completing fourth signing

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Juventus have confirmed they have completed a deal in signing Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli for a transfer fee of €90 million on Tuesday.

The Italian club will pay the fee over the two financial years and the Argentine international will become the third most expensive player in the history of football behind Gareth Bale and Cristaino Ronaldo as Real Madrid paid the fee to Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United respectively.

Chelsea

Evening Ticker: Balotelli, Napoli, West Ham and more

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The transfer rumor mill is in full effect as we enter the final week of player movement. The maligned Italian striker Mario Balotelli has been linked with several moves this summer, with the latest reportedly coming out of Switzerland. Meanwhile Serie A contenders Napoli are the subject of several rumored moves for forwards.

Chelsea Transfer: Mendes Trying To Secure Move For €60m Star

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After Atletico Madrid having suffered a defeat in the race to sign Diego Costa earlier this week, fresh rumours have surfaced in the Italian press surrounding the future of the Chelsea striker. This time, the Spain international has been linked with a move to Serie A giants Napoli.

Napoli have sold Gonzalo Higuain to Juventus this summer for a record transfer fee (Seria A) and despite signing promising young striker Arkadiusz Milik from Ajax, the Naples club are still looking for reinforcements.

Video: Chelsea's £38m top summer target scores twice vs Nice

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Kalidou Koulibaly’s future in Italy is far from certain. He has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea but Napoli are reluctant to sell him.

Having already sold Gonzalo Higuain to Juventus, Napoli are not willing to part ways with the Senegalese defender. On the other hand, Antonio Conte, the new Chelsea manager is a big fan of Koulibaly and the Blues will try to test Napoli’s resolve with lucrative offers.

Transfer News & Rumours

From Italy: €20m Defender Expected To Complete Manchester United Transfer, Player Not In Manager's Firs Team Plans

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Manchester United are reportedly looking to sell Italian full-back Matteo Darmian this summer. Serie A giants Roma are plotting to bring him back to Italy.

According to reports from Calciomercato, Jose Mourinho is willing to part ways with the Italian defender, who was dropped against Bournemouth in United’s opening Premier League game on Sunday.

Done Deal: Liverpool's €15m target seals Napoli move, club president poses with the player

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After a lot of twists and turns for over two months, Udinese winger Piotr Zielinski has found a new home. Premier League giants Liverpool were heavily interested in signing him but he had other ideas. The attacking midfielder will continue to stay in Italy and will start the 2016-17 campaign with Serie A giants Napoli.

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XI Delicious Photos Of Footballers Enjoying A Nice Bit Of Chocolate

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If only all football/chocolate tie-inwere so cool, eh?

In what is perhaps the most tenuous tie-in we've ever attempted here on Pies, here's XIphotos of football's great and good getting stuck into various chocolatey treats.

After all, what better way to mark 'International Chocolate Day' than revisiting that time Jerzy Dudek painted an Easter egg?

Parte la Champions League 2016-2017. Napoli in campo a Kiev

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Poche ore e sar Champions League. Sta per iniziare, con la prima italiana in campo, il Napoli di Sarri, di scena questa sera alle 20 e 45 a Kiev contro la Dinamo, la nuova emozionante edizione (62esima, numero 25 con la formula attuale, ndr) della prestigiosa competizione europea per club, che regaler al vincitore ben [.

3 to See: AC Milan, Barcelona and a tasty Rotterdam derby

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Is Inter striker Icardi flying into London for Arsenal talks?

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Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi could be jetting into London to seek talks with Arsenal this summer, as he looks to decide on his future. The Argentine striker is believed to be frustrated at having had talks delayed over a new bumper contract, having agreed previously that he would wait for the club's financial crisis to [.