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Liverpool

See You At The Crossroads: Liverpool’s Blazin Squad Gather To Say Collective Goodbye To Lucas Leiva (Video)

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After 10 years at Anfield, club stalwart Lucas Leiva brought his decade-long association with Liverpool to an end on Tuesday by signing for Lazio on a free transfer.

Recognising his decade of loyal if largely unspectacular service, the Reds did their bit to wave the departing Brazilian midfielder off.

Lucas to Lazio and more transfer talk

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It looks increasingly likely that Italian outfit Lazio will seal the signing of Lucas Leiva this week for £5 million. The Brazilian entered his 10th year at Liverpool Football Club in 2017 and while it's impossible to deny that his time here has consisted of some ups and downs, overall he has been a phenomenal servant to the club.

Italy

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!

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.

calcio

La Juventus chiude per De Sciglio, ecco anche Szczesny come vice Buffon

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Doppio colpo della Juventus che, dopo aver ufficializzato Douglas Costa, sta per annunciare gli arrivi di De Sciglio dal Milan e dell'ex portiere giallorosso Szczesny dall'Arsenal, proprietaria del cartellino. E Bernardeschi, oggetto del desiderio del club torinese, è sempre più vicino per una cifra superiore ai 40 milioni.

‘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.

Il Milan punta Morata. Accordo vicino con il Real per 70 milioni

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Il Milan è inarrestabile. Dopo il colpo Bonucci dalla Juventus (decimo acquisto), i rossoneri puntano Alvaro Morata per l'attacco, gi rinforzato dall'arrivo del portoghese Andre Silva e di Borini. Il madridista, infatti, è sempre più vicino alla compagine di Montella: pronto un contratto regale per lui (10 milioni di euro netti a stagione) e un'offerta [.

Bonucci al Milan, sarà capitano. Colpo grosso del Diavolo

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Colpo grosso del Milan che, con un'operazione lampo, si assicura le prestazioni di Leonardo Bonucci, in arrivo alla corte di Montella dalla Juve di Allegri. Il forte difensore bianconero è, infatti, a Milano per definire gli ultimi dettagli e firmare il contratto che lo legher ai rossoneri per i prossimi 5 anni a circa 6,5 [.

Retro Football: 17-Year-Old Antonio Cassano Opens Bari Account With Brilliant Winning Goal Against Inter Milan, 1999 (Video)

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Antonio Cassano didn't have the easiest of childhoods, but he just about managed to keep himself on the straight and narrow long enough for his hometown club, Bari, to pluck him from the streets of the old town and give him a shot in their academy.

Despite regular transgressions and a volatile temperament, Cassano more than repaid Bari's faith, quickly graduating from the youth sides to make his senior debut for theGalletti at the age of just 17 his grizzled face already belying his tender years, even back then.

Fiorentina nel caos. Bernardeschi non rinnova, Borja-Inter e Kalinic vede il Milan

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Un film cult del 1986, intitolato "Grosso Guaio a Chinatown" rende bene l'idea di quello che accade, in questi giorni, alla Fiorentina, alle prese con diversi problemi. A partire dal caso Bernardeschi, con il gioiellino che ha rifiutato il rinnovo, per proseguire poi con Borja Valero, sempre più vicino all'Inter del toscano Spalletti e per [.

Milan-Donnarumma accordo raggiunto. Al portiere 6 milioni per 5 anni

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Alla fine il matrimonio si è celebrato, e a vincere è stato ancora una volta Raiola. Gigio Donnarumma resta al Milan, e lo fa alle cifre proposte dal suo agente, ovvero 5 anni a 6 milioni a stagione, come un vero e proprio top player anche se solo del '99 e con tanto da migliorare [...]

Rudiger verso il Chelsea, pronti 33 milioni +5 di bonus per la Roma

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Rudiger è ad un passo dal Chelsea. E' infatti totale l'accordo tra i londinesi e la Roma. Dopo la finale della Confederations Cup, in programma il 2 Luglio, tra Germania e Cile, il difensore tedesco voler, dunque, a Londra per sostenere le visite mediche e la conseguente firma sul contratto. Il neo Ds giallorosso, Monchi, [.

Il Milan presenta Borini. L’ex Sunderland torna in Italia dopo 5 anni

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Il Milan piazza il 5° colpo di questo suo Calciomercato, primo acquisto italiano dell'era cinese. Parliamo di Fabio Borini, attaccante bolognese classe '91, proveniente dal Sunderland e al ritorno in Serie A 5 anni dopo l'esperienza vissuta con la maglia della Roma (10 reti in 26 presenze nella stagione 2011-2012).

Transfers & Rumours

‘Serious And Professional Soccer Player And Strong!!!’ – World Cup Winner Cristian Zaccardo Posts Job Plea On LinkedIn

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A member of the Italian squad which lifted the 2006 World Cup, Crisitian Zaccardo has taken to LinkedIn in search of a new club.

The wing-back appeared for Serie B side Vicenza last season, with the team ultimately relegated at the end of the campaign.

Now, the 35-year-old has posted a come-and-get-me message on LinkedIn, in the hope of securing a new team ahead of the new season.

Official: Chelsea Complete £34m Deal To Sign Antonio Rudiger From Roma (Photo & Video)

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Chelsea have completed the signing ofAntonio Rudiger from Roma in a deal which is reportedly worth a meaty £34million.

The German international centre-back has agreed a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge, directly replacing John Terry who went a-waltzin' out of the exit door at the end of last season.

2017/18 Kits & Jerseys

Genoa CFC 201/18 Lotto Home Kit

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Lotto Sport Italian recently released the Genoa CFC 2017/18 home kit. It will be available at theSubside Sports,UK Soccer ShopandKitbagItalian Serie A stores. The nine-time Italian champions will once again wear their traditional red and blue halved home shirt for their 17/18 Serie A and Coppa Italia campaigns.

SSC Napoli 2017/18 Kappa Home Kit

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Now a fixture in the top five of the Italian Serie A, SSC Napoli's players wore the club's 2017/18 Kappa home kit for the first time during their pre-season training base in Trento on Tuesday. It will be available atWorldSoccer Shop,Lovell Soccer,Pro:Direct Soccer,Subside Sports,UK Soccer ShopandKitbag.

SS Lazio 2017/18 Macron Home and Europa League Kits

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Two-time Italian Serie A champions SS Lazio today unveiled their 2017/18 home and UEFA Europa League away Macron kits under the hashtag #HistoryIsBack. I Biancocelesti (The White and Sky Blues) will don their familiar sky blue primary shirt for their upcoming Serie A and Coppa Italia runs. Next season's incarnation is a bespoke design from [.

ACF Fiorentina Unveil Five Kit Range for 2017/18 Season

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Popular Italian Serie A club ACF Fiorentina today launched their 2017/18 match range from le coq sportif. The collection includes no less than five kits. Fiorentina's 17/18 home kit is in the club's distinctive purple. La Viola's away shirts are red, white, green and blue. They represent the four quarters of the city of Florence [.

Juventus FC 2017/18 adidas Away Kit

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With the team in the midst of another period of domestic dominance, adidas Soccer has released the new away kit for Italian giants, Juventus Football Club. Inspired by one of the club's golden eras and the city colors of Turin, the new yellow and blue away jersey for the 2017/18 season has been designed with [.

AC Milan 2017/18 adidas Away Kit

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adidas Soccer and AC Milan today revealed a bold new design for the club's 2017/18 season away jersey. The kit celebrates the past and present of a soccer icon with a new retro graphic design created to match contemporary street style. It will be on sale theWorld Soccer Shop,Lovell Soccer,Pro:Direct Soccer,Subside Sports, UK Soccer ShopandKitbagItalian [.

Inter Milan 2017/18 Nike Away Kit

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Eighteen-time Italian Serie A champions Inter Milan today revealed their 2017/18 away kit from longtime technical sponsor Nike. It will be available atWorld Soccer Shop,Lovell Soccer,Pro:Direct Soccer,Subside Sports, UK Soccer ShopandKitbagalong with the newNerazzurri (The Black and Blues) home jersey.

English Premier League

Under-£10m midfielders: Arsenal and Liverpool stars head to Serie A

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Liverpool and Arsenal are set to allow two of their long-serving players, Lucas Leiva and Jack Wilshere respectively, leave the club this summer.

The report from the Guardian claims Lazio, who are managed Simone Inzaghi, have made a £5m bid in signing the Brazilian in the summer transfer window.

Under-£10m midfielders: Arsenal and Liverpool stars ponder Serie A future

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Liverpool and Arsenal are set to allow two of their long-serving players, Lucas Leiva and Jack Wilshere respectively, leave the club this summer.

The report from the Guardian claims Lazio, who are managed Simone Inzaghi, have made a £5m bid in signing the Brazilian in the summer transfer window.

Man Utd Roundup: Red Devils agree feel for highly talented attacker, deal should be confirmed soon

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Manchester United have agreed on a deal with Real Sociedad for the transfer of Adnan Januzaj.

The Belgian winger was on loan at Sunderland last season and he is not a part of Jose Mourinho’s plans for the next season. Therefore, a permanent transfer away from Old Trafford was the only logical option for the young attacker.

Football Manager: Pre-season training guide

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Football Manager has grown into one of the most popular games across the globe over the last few years.

With millions of users devoting a lot of their time to the game, here are a few pre-season training tips that could help you prepare for the demands of a challenging season.

Appointing the right coaches

Getting the right backroom staff is essential for anyone wishing to build a dynasty in Football Manager as well as in the real world.

Manchester United and Real Madrid target Donnarumma signs new contract

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Just a few weeks back, AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma stunned the club by turning down a new contract; but he has now penned a new deal that sees him commit his future to the Italian side for another four years.

Things looked bleak for AC Milan when at one point, the highly rated teenager’s ‘superagent’, Mino Railo, had claimed that his client had been bullied by Milan.

French midfielder set to join Celtic, medical complete; Player could make his debut this week

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Scottish champions Celtic are set to finalise the transfer of French midfielder Olivier Ntcham today.

The Manchester City midfielder completed his medical over the weekend and will be confirmed as a Celtic player later.

According to BBC, Ntcham arrived in Glasgow on Saturday. The 21-year-old central midfielder will cost Celtic around £4.

Schedule of soccer friendlies on US TV and streaming for 2017 summer

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In the next few weeks, there are over 40 friendlies that’ll be shown live on television and streaming to viewers in the United States featuring many of the best teams from Spain, England, Mexico, Germany, Italy and the United States.

We’ve compiled the most up-to-date list of summer friendlies that’ll be shown.

Schedule of soccer friendlies on US TV and streaming for 2017 summer

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In the next few weeks, there are over 40 friendlies that’ll be shown live on television and streaming to viewers in the United States featuring many of the best teams from Spain, England, Mexico, Germany, Italy and the United States.

We’ve compiled the most up-to-date list of summer friendlies that’ll be shown.

Chelsea Roundup: Blues agree deal with 23-goal forward; €39m star arrives in London ahead of move

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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has signed a new five-year contract at the club.

The highly talented young forward is expected to go out on loan this summer and the Blues have tied him down to a long-term deal before that.

Abraham has been linked with a move to Swansea after a productive loan spell at Bristol City last season.

Chelsea Roundup: Blues submit surprise enquiry for Brazilian, La Liga club will sell him for this much

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Chelsea are interested in signing the Real Madrid full back Danilo this summer.

According to Spanish publication Marca, the Premier League champions have already submitted an enquiry about the Brazilian defender.

The report also adds that Real Madrid are open to selling the player this summer for a fee of €35 million.

Chelsea agree deal to sign German international, star will undergo his medical next week

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Roma defender Antonio Rudiger is all set to join Chelsea this summer.

According to Telegraph, the two clubs have agreed on a £30m fee for the Serie A centre back. The report also adds that Rudiger should complete his transfer next week.

The player’s agent travelled to England yesterday and Rudiger will undergo his medical next week.

ESPN to televise Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Inter matches from International Champions Cup Singapore

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Fans of Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Inter Milan need to circle their calendars for late July as all of their matches from the 2017 International Champions Cup tournament in Singapore will be shown in the United States via a range of ESPN networks.

Scheduled to take place at the National Stadium July 25-29, the ICC Singapore will feature Chelsea FC, FC Bayern and FC Internazionale in a round-robin three-match tournament.

ESPN to televise Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Inter matches from International Champions Cup Singapore

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Fans of Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Inter Milan need to circle their calendars for late July as all of their matches from the 2017 International Champions Cup tournament in Singapore will be shown in the United States via a range of ESPN networks.

Scheduled to take place at the National Stadium July 25-29, the ICC Singapore will feature Chelsea FC, FC Bayern and FC Internazionale in a round-robin three-match tournament.

The Rest

Diego Maradona Does Series Of Very ‘Diego Maradona’ Things Before Being Made Honorary Citizen Of Naples (Videos)

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Diego Maradona is not what you would call a wallflower.

The Argentinian hero – nay, God – has very rarely taken his foot off the pedal in a life and career that has seen it's fair share of chaos, brilliance, magic and just plain weirdness.

After finishing up his business with the Russian national ice hockey team, the diminutive wizard boarded a flight to Italy, Naples specifically, during which he wasfilmed enjoying a.

Inter Milan Winger Ivan Perisic Makes Professional Beach Volleyball Debut (Photos & Video)

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Rather than spending his summer holiday gadding about in Miami or Dubai or lounging around on some oligarch's yacht, Ivan Perisic has instead opted to use his time away from football make his full international professional beach volleyball debut.

The Inter Milan winger, who is said to be a 'person of interest' as far asManchester United are concerned, has been representing Croatia at thePorec Major event in his native country all week.