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Manchester United vs Inter Milan, International Champions Cup Open Thread

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Manchester United plays Inter Milan tonight in an International Champions Cup game at 7pm ET at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland.

For soccer fans in the US, you can watch the game at:

Inter Milan vs. Manchester United. 7pm ET;NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN.

Manchester United target set for medical today

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Manchester United target set for medical today - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have missed out on Feyenoord defender Stefan de Vrij after it was confirmed that the Dutchman is set to join Seria A outfit Lazio is a deal worth £6.7 million.

The 22 year-old was Louis Van Gaal's prime target this summer as the new manager looks to put right the defensive crisis at Old Trafford, after the departures of Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra.

Marouane Fellaini On The Verge Of Serie A Switch to Napoli

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Less than a year after making a £27.5 million switch from Everton to Manchester United, Marouane Fellaini is on the verge of a transfer to Napoli.

News of the Belgian international's exit from Old Trafford has gathered steam in the past few hours and it is believed a deal between the twenty-time champions of England and the Serie A side could be announced within the next 24-48 hours.

Juventus reveal condition for Arturo Vidal to join Manchester United

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Juventus reveal condition for Arturo Vidal to join Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United can sign Arturo Vidal in the summer transfer window only if the midfielder asks to leave Juventus for Old Trafford move, says Juventus CEO Guiseppe Marotta.

The Chilean international has been linked with a move to the Premier League club all throughout the summer as United manager Louis van Gaal set to land him in this ongoing transfer window.

AC Milan vs Man City and Liverpool vs Olympiacos, International Champions Cup: Open Thread

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Day three of the International Champions Cup kicks off today featuring Premier League champions Manchester City against AC Milan, followed by Liverpool versus Olympiacos.

Today's matches for Liverpool and Manchester City are their first in the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. The previous matches by both clubs in the States this summer were during friendlies (against AS Roma and Sporting Kansas City, respectively).

US TV Schedule For Today’s Games Featuring Real Madrid, Man Utd, Arsenal, Spurs & More Plus Open Thread

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Six matches featuring international clubs will be played across the United States today including the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United, Arsenal and even Fulham.

With so many games scheduled, many of them overlapping, the toughest challenge soccer fans will have tonight is figuring which games to watch.

Inter Milan Set To Offer Fredy Guarin For Manchester United Striker Chicharito, Say Reports

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The Italian news outlets, Sportmediaset and Tuttosport, are reporting that Inter Milan will offer midfielder Fredy Guarin in exchange for Manchester United's Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez.

The 28-year-old Colombian international has previously been linked with a move to Manchester United, but in recent weeks it has been determined that Serie A champions Juventus had taken an interest in the player.

AS Roma Has No Intention Of Selling Kevin Strootman, Says Rudi Garcia

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AS Roma manager Rudi Garcia gave a press conference in Denver prior to his side's International Champions Cup match against Manchester United which takes place on Saturday.

The second year boss was peppered with questions about the immediate future of his Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman, as well as a number of other topics.

From Spain: Madrid to make move for Manchester United player

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Javier Hernandez's future at Manchester United looks uncertain as he has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford in recent times.

The Mexican international was the fourth choice striker last season, behind Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck.

Ashley Cole Gives His First Interview As A Roma Player [VIDEO]

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Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole has given his first interview as an AS Roma player.

The 33-year-old defender signed a two-year deal with the Serie A side on July 7.

Cole started his career with Arsenal making 229 appearances and scoring nine goals. Along the way, he made a Champions League final appearance, won two Premier League titles, three FA Cups and was a key member of the 2003-04 Gunners side that will forever be known as "The Invincibles" that went the entire league campaign undefeated.

Patrice Evra Leaves Manchester United For Serie A Giants Juventus

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Manchester United full back Patrice Evra has secured a move to Italian giants Juventus, with United and Juventus both confirming the deal.

Evra, 33, spent 8 years at Old Trafford, and signed a contract extension severals weeks ago, but with the ushering in of new manager Louis Van Gaal, the French international has departed the club for a new beginning.

Chelsea and Arsenal lose grip in signing PSG playmaker to Italian clubs

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Chelsea and Arsenal are reportedly losing their grip in signing Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Adrien Rabiot as the player is set to make a move to Italy in the coming days.

The teenager's contract with the Ligue 1 champions runs down in the summer of 2015 and has rejected a chance to sign a new deal.

CONFIRMED: Arsenal striker target set to join European giant

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CONFIRMED: Arsenal striker target set to join European giant - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Álvaro Morata is set to complete his transfer to Juventus from Real Madrid after snubbing a chance to join Arsenal in the summer transfer window.

The North London club have long been interested in signing the talented player from last summer.

Juventus

Carlos Tevez’s Father Kidnapped, Held For Ransom And Released

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The father of Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was kidknapped, held for ransom and released after eight hours.

Italian media were reporting that Tevez immediately left club training in order to return to his home country. But that news has since changed as the kidnappers' demand for ransom has been met by the Tevez family.

Juventus CEO Opens Door To Vidal Transfer To Manchester United

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Juventus and Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United for weeks now, and after denying he was going nowhere, Juventus appeared to soften that stance on Monday when the club's CEO Giuseppe Marotta is said that they will only sell Vidal if the midfielder asks to to go.

Serie A 2014-15 Fixtures Released

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The 2014-15 Serie A fixture list has been released and the season gets underway the weekend of August 30-31 and the season will come to an end on May 31 2015. There are four midweek rounds planned on September 24, October 29, January 6 and April 29.

Limitations have been put in place for derby games, barring them in the first, last or any midweek rounds.

Paul Pogba Renews Contract With Juventus, Say Italian Reports

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Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport, two of the three major Italian sports newspapers, are reporting that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has agreed to a contract extension with the Seria A giants.

What the media outlets disagree on is the length of the 21-year-old's contract.

Tuttosport claims Pogba's deal will stretch until June 2019, while Corriere dello Sport believe the new deal will end the season before (June 2018).

Generation Next: Kingsley Coman seeks fresh start after joining Juventus

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Generation Next: Kingsley Coman seeks fresh start after joining Juventus is a post from: Just Football

by Marc Nielsen

Having shaken off a great deal of interest from clubs around Europe, Italian champions Juventus have won the race to sign French sensation Kingsley Coman.

Real Madrid Striker Alvaro Morata Looks Set To Complete His Move To Juventus

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Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is poised to complete a move to the Italian champions, Juventus, either tomorrow or in the coming days.

Reports this afternoon from the Spanish newspaper AS are saying that the 21-year-old forward flew to Turin this evening and will undergo a medical on Saturday morning.

Roma

Partenza con il botto in Serie A. Subito Roma-Fiorentina e Milan-Lazio

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Il prossimo 31 Agosto (in attesa che vengano stabiliti gli anticipi, ndr) la Serie A Tim 2014-2015 si aprir subito con dei match tutti da seguire. Roma-Fiorentina e Milan-Lazio saranno le due grande sfide che daranno il via stagione. Questo il verdetto dei sorteggi che si sono effettuati ieri pomeriggio in diretta Sky.

Snapshot: Ashley Cole Bonding Nicely With His New Roma Team-Mates

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By Alan Duffy

It was a good move for Ashley Cole to leave England and get a taste of top-tier football elsewhere, in his case in the form of 2013/14 Serie A runners-up AS Roma. Indeed, maybe if more English players get some experience abroad it might help the national team.

AS Roma’s New Stadium Will Showcase Club Ambitions And Pay Tribute To Rome’s History

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In March,AS Roma unveiled plans to build a 52,500-capacity stadium that would make them only the second Serie A club to play in their own arena.

Roma said the new stadium, Stadio della Roma, will be a central part of the strategy forthe club's future and its "re-emergence as a force in international football".

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Snapshot: Ashley Cole Bonding Nicely With His New Roma Team-Mates…

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By Alan Duffy

Getting to know you, getting to know all about you...

It was a good move for Ashley Cole to leave England and get a taste of top-tier football elsewhere, in his case in the form of 2013/14 Serie A runners-up AS Roma. Indeed, maybe if more English players get some experience abroad it might help the national team.

Napoli Players Amuse Themselves After Heavy Rain Causes Training Pitch To Flood (Video)

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By Chris Wright

With their training pitch inDimaro submerged by the heavy rain, Napoli trio Jose Callejon, Marek Hamsik and Gokan Inler almost inevitably took to amusing themselves in the only way imaginable much to the delight of the small group of fans in attendance...

Like big bloody kids, the lot of 'em!

AC Milan

What Is Going On With AC Milan?

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I am absolutely gobsmacked at AC Milan's performance in the International Champions Cup so far. While I know that preseason is all about building players fitness and confidence ahead of the upcoming season, Milan's performances in the ICC this season has to be sapping away all the player confidences, not to mention the damage that it is doing to the Rossoneri brand.

AC Milan vs Olympiacos: Starting Lineups, TV Times and International Champions Cup Open Thread

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Mario Balotelli and his AC Milan teammates take on Greek powerhouse Olympiacos tonight at BMO Field in Toronto at 8pm ET in the first game of the 2014 International Champions Cup.

Milan and Olympiacos are in the same group as Manchester City and Liverpool, so both AC Milan and Olympiacos will want to get a win tonight in order to gain confidence before they play the Premier League teams.

AC Milan Reveal Away Shirt For 2014/15 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

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AC Milan has officially unveiled its away shirt for the 2014/15 season.

The white away shirt with red and back details completes AC Milan's collection of new kits — including the classic red and black home shirt, and golden third choice jersey.

The away kit is a white kit with very thin grey hoops, and red and black bands across the bottom of the shirt.

Inter Milan

Real Madrid vs Inter Milan: International Champions Cup Game at Berkeley [PHOTOS]

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A huge crowd of62,583 soccer fans descended on Berkeley, California on Saturday to watch Real Madrid and Inter Milan play in the 2014 International Champions Cup.

World Soccer Talk photographer Josh Tomlinson was on hand to capture some of the moments on a beautiful day on the west coast of the United States.

Cardiff Tells Inter Milan They Won’t Sell Gary Medel For Any Less Than £10million

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Cardiff City defender/midfielder Gary Medel has been linked with a move to Inter Milan for several weeks. The Chilean international made comments earlier this month that led many to believe that his days at the Welsh side were numbered.

"I remain a player of Cardiff, but now doors are open to play elsewhere and I hope that happens," Medel was quoted by the Chilean press.

Inter Milan Announce 26-Man Squad For USA Preseason Tour

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Inter Milan has announced their 26-man squad for the team's preseason tour of the United States, which will include games in the International Champions Cup.

Goalkeepers:Tommaso Berni, Juan Pablo Carrizo, Samir Handanovic

Defenders:Marco Andreolli, Juan Jesus, Ibrahima Mbaye, Andrea Ranocchia, Matias Silvestre, Nemanja Vidic, Danilo D'Ambrosio, Dodo

Midfielders: Jonathan, Saphir Taider, Yuto Nagatomo, Fredy Guarin, Mateo Kovacic, Rene Krhin, Zdravko Kuzmanovic, Diego Laxalt, Yann M'Vila, Joel Obi, Ezequiel Schelotto

Forwards:Federico Bonazzoli, Ruben Botta, Mauro Icardi, George Puscas

Out of the squad names, the only noticeable absentee is Rodrigo Palacio — who played in the World Cup Final against Germany.

2014/15 Kits & Jerseys

SSC Napoli 2014/15 Macron Home Kit

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Last season's Coppa Italian champions SSC Napoli have launched their 2014/15 Macron home kit for [...]

Inter Milan 2014/15 Nike Away Kit

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Inter Milan have unveiled their 2014/15 Nike away kit ahead of Sunday's pre-season friendly with [...]

Genoa CFC 2014/15 Lotto Home and Away Kits

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Genoa CFC have launched their home and away kits from Lotto Sport for the 2014/15 [...]

AC Milan Unveil 2014/15 adidas Away Kit in NYC

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Eighteen-time Italian Serie A champions AC Milan launched their 2014/15 adidas away kit in Manhattan [...]

AS Roma 2014/15 Nike Away Kit

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AS Roma have officially unveiledtheir 2014/15 Nikeawaykit ahead of their for their pre-season tour of [...]

SS Lazio 2014/15 Macron Away and Third Kits

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SS Lazio unveiled their Macron 2014/15 away and third kits on Sunday in Auronzo di [...]

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Stefan De Vrij To Undergo A Medical At Lazio On Tuesday Morning

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Lazio have confirmed that Feyenoord defender Stefan De Vrij will undergo a medical tomorrow morning before completing a move to the Serie A club. The Italian side'sdirector of communications, Stefano De Martino, made the announcement on Lazio Style Radio earlier this evening.

"Stefan DeVrijwill arrive tonight atFiumicinoairport and tomorrow morning at8amwill undergo his medical at thePaideiaclinic," De Martino stated.

Snapshot: Mario Balotelli Stops To Pose For ‘Selfie’ With Two Pitch Invaders During Milan Friendly…

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By Chris Wright

With Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez finding himself similarly interrupted on Saturday evening, it definitely seems like the "pitch invader selfie" is a thing now.

Indeed, Mario Balotelli was all too happy to stop what he was doing during the International Mega FunSuper Champions Ultra Champions Cup game between AC Milan and Man City yesterday to pose for such a thing with two of the hairiest little pitch invaders you ever did see.

Italian Football Federation Vice-Chief Carlo Tavecchio Caught In Race Row

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The leading candidate for Italian Football Federation president, Carlo Tavecchio, has drawn himself into a racism row following statements made this past Friday at the summer assembly of Italy's amateur leagues.

The 71-year-old gave his thoughts on the influx of foreign players into Italy, something that has been a flashpoint topic in the country since the national team was eliminated from this year's World Cup in Brazil.

Serie A e Tim Cup: Le date della stagione 2014-2015

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La Serie A Tim avr inizio domenica 31 Agosto 2014 e si chiuder il 31 Maggio 2015. Poco più di un mese dunque allo start della nuova stagione che, però, nascer ufficialmente il 28 Luglio p.v. con il sorteggio dei Calendari (in diretta su Sky a partire dalle 19, ndr). Sono previsti quattro turni infrasettimanali [.