Serie A

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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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.

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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Higuain alla Juventus, è fatta! Marotta in Lega Calcio per depositare il contratto

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Depositato il contratto in Lega Calcio da Marotta, alle 15 e 30 è iniziata ufficialmente l'avventura di Gonzalo Higuain alla Juventus. La Societ bianconera ha dunque pagato la clausola rescissoria di 90 milioni di euro (in base all'accordo nel caso in cui fosse stato Higuain a svincolarsi, allora il giocatore avrebbe dovuto versare a De [.

Official-ish: Juventus Sign Gonzalo Higuain From Napoli For The Not Insignificant Sum Of €90m

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Nothing formal as yet but Sky Italia are reporting that Gonzalo Higuain has completed a move from Napoli to Juventus.

The fee involved? An absolutely berserk €90million that's £75.3million in old money. And for a 28-year-old, too. Bloody Nora.

The transfer has been on the cards for a week or so, with more than a couple of Napoli fans greeting the prospective dealby taking to the streets and ritualistically burning their Higuain shirts/stuffing them down toilets, etc.

Giaccherini al Napoli, contratto triennale per l’ex Sunderland

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In attesa di capire se sar ancora azzurro il futuro di Higuain, sempre più corteggiato dalla Juventus, il Napoli ufficializza l'arrivo di Emanuele Giaccherini dal Sunderland. Il centrocampista toscano (di Talla, nell'aretino, ndr), classe 1985, ha sottoscritto con il club partenopeo un contratto triennale da 1,6 milioni a stagione.

Transfer News & Rumours

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Man United-Pogba deal to spark €250m transfer merry-go-round?

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According to TMW, Italian side Napoli are currently meeting with Inter Milan officials over the transfer of captain Mauro Icardi, with talks said to be ongoing over the 23-year-old, who could potentially be the final piece of the Paul Pogba transfer jigsaw for Manchester United.

Sources in Italy (via Sky Sports) claim that Napoli could spend up to €55m on the striker, who would seemingly replace Gonzalo Higuain who reportedly had a medical at Serie A champions Juventus over the weekend, with the Old Lady said to be willing to pay his buy-out fee, which is set at around the €94m mark.

World class Chelsea target agrees move, medical sorted; Paves way for major Man Utd transfer

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Juventus are close to wrapping up a deal for the Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain.

According to latest reports in Italy, the Italian champions have triggered the player’s release clause and will complete a club record signing for the Argentine soon.

It is understood that the Italians are now spending the Paul Pogba money, who is closing in on a world record transfer to Manchester United.

Juventus end pursuit to sign Arsenal's attacking target

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has rubbished rumors that the club’s star striker Gonzalo Higuain is set to join Serie A rivals Juventus this summer.

The Argentine striker, who scored 36 league goals last season to equal Gino Rossetti’s 87-year-old record for most goals in an Italian top-flight campaign, was reportedly closing in on a mega-money move to Juventus.

Juventus end pursuit to sign Arsenal's attacking target

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has rubbished rumors that the club’s star striker Gonzalo Higuain is set to join Serie A rivals Juventus this summer.

The Argentine striker, who scored 36 league goals last season to equal Gino Rossetti’s 87-year-old record for most goals in an Italian top-flight campaign, was reportedly closing in on a mega-money move to Juventus.

Man Utd prepare move for £25m rated Brazilian defender

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Manchester United are eyeing a £25 million swoop for Monaco’s first choice right back Fabinho, according to reports in the Daily Mail.

The Premier League giants have been monitoring progress of the Brazilian International for over the last campaign and have maintained close contacts over a potential move this summer.

Arsenal's prime target set for transfer after big money offer

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Juventus are preparing a mega-money bid to sign Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, according to several reports in Italy.

Italian outlet Tutto Sport claim that Juventus already have an agreement in place with Higuain and now hoping to negotiate the Argentine’s £78 million release clause with fellow Serie A club Napoli.

From Italy: Arsenal set to offer €50m plus Giroud to sign €94m Chelsea target

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Back in 2013, Gonzalo Higuain was reportedly close to signing for Arsenal. He had already decided to leave Real Madrid and was heavily linked with a move to North London. In the end, the deal didn’t materialise and he decided to join Napoli instead.

Four years later, Arsenal have another opportunity to sign the Argentine.

Chelsea looking to hijack €24m deal for Italian winger

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Antonio Conte will want to sign as many familiar faces as possible at Stamford Bridge, and Antonio Candreva could be the man he starts off with. The Lazio winger looked set for a move to Napoli after a €24 million deal was agreed, but Gianluca Di Marzio has reported today that Chelsea are going to put in a last-gasp effort to hijack the move.

Wenger's huge bid for Euro star; Chelsea approach Arsenal fan favourite; Conte's £34m bid for 6ft 5in star

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With the Copa America done and dusted and Euro 2016 nearing its completion, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

The transfer window is now officially open and almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

16 goal PL star one step closer to completing Chelsea transfer; Conte wants South American

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa could re-join his former club Atletico Madrid this summer.

The Spanish international is apparently unsettled in London and wants a return to La Liga.

AS claim that Atletico Madrid are interested in the player and Diego Simeone is also keen on signing him if both clubs can agree on a reasonable fee.

Chelsea close to signing €94m striker, Spain international could set for transfer move

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La Liga giants Atletico Madrid have not given up on their hopes of signing Diego Costa from Chelsea this summer. While the likes of Aubameyang, Lacazette and Gameiro also interest Diego Simeone, but the Atletico boss is desperate to be reunited with the Spain international.

Chelsea have refused to negotiate a deal for Costa, so far, but the scenario could change if the player forces a move or the new manager Antonio Conte sign at least two strikers.

Chelsea win race to sign top quality defender; Star has chosen Conte over Wenger

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Chelsea are closing in on a deal to sign the highly talented Serie A defender Kalidou Koulibaly.

The 25 year old defender has had an impressive season with Napoli, but the Italian giants have failed to agree a new deal with the African

The player is valued at around £30 million and according to Daily Mail, Chelsea have won the race to sign him this summer.

Atletico Madrid and Arsenal target Gonzalo Higuain rejects Napoli contract

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Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain’s agent has claimed that the Argentine will not renew his contract with the Italian club and is open to leave the club this summer.

Higuain is a subject of interest from a host of European clubs including Atletico Madrid and Premier League giants Arsenal and Liverpool.

Mourinho wants PL winger, star set to sign Chelsea agreement; Conte's €50m bid for midfielder

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This is going to be a busy summer for the new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, not just in terms of signing players but keeping the ones at the club as well.

Several first team stars have been linked with moves away from Stamford Bridge and one such player is the Brazilian winger Willian.

The former Anzhi player has had a very good season personally and is a target for Manchester United.


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 [.

Higuain hopes crushed as Arsenal transfer target joins Juventus

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There is more bad news for Arsenal fans on the transfer front today with the news that the Italian champions Juventus have beaten us to the punch and are set to complete the transfer of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli, reports Metro, keeping the Argentina international in Serie A despite the Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis [.

Napoli president gives Higuain to Arsenal transfer tale another twist

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The Arsenal transfer target Gonzalo Higuain is apparently set to return to Italy and join up with his team mates and the coaching staff of Napoli four days from now, after his involvement with the Argentina national team all the way to the final of the Copa America which they lost on penalties to the [.

Arsenal CAN still beat Juventus to Higuain transfer if Wenger does this…

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We do not know exactly how much the Italian champions have offered for the Arsenal transfer target but according to all the Arsenal transfer rumours it is not enough to persuade their Serie A rivals Napoli to sell. It is being reported, however, by The Sun among other football websites, that Juventus have already agreed [.

Italian radio station confirms Higuain to Arsenal?

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Italian radio station confirms Higuain to Arsenal? I don't need to tell you that this is a report that you should be taking with a pinch of salt, but according to Italian Radio Station 'Radio Kiss Kiss', which is Napoli's official radio network, it has been confirmed that Gonzalo Higuain will be transferring from Naples [.

Would a Giroud-Higuain swap deal be a worthy risk for Arsenal?

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Rumours are circling that Arsenalhave made an offer to sign Gonzalo Higuain in a cash-plus-player deal involving Olivier Giroud. The Frenchman played a key role in helping his country's football teamto reach the final of Euro 2016 this month, but has been under intense scrutiny for his club form in recent terms.

Arsenal need to open coffers to land want-away strike target

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Gonzalo Higuain is refusing to sign a new contract with Napoli as he looks to force a move away from his club, while Arsenal continue to try and land a new striker. The Gunners have so far failed with bids to sign Jamie VardyandAlvaro Morata, and are believed to be actively seeking a striker to [.

Striker crisis to see Arsenal finally secure Huguain transfer?

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Whether you believe the majority of Arsenal transfer rumours is one thing, but when the Gunners activated the release clause in the contract of Jamie Vardy it became clear that Arsene Wenger's plans to sign another striker for Arsenal this summer became fact rather than hearsay. And it was our manager himself who said last [.

The Rest

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.

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.