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Giovinco Azurri Return

Sebastian Giovinco is back in the Italy squad after three years away. Finally rewarded for his blistering form with Toronto FC, where he has scored 82 goals in just 139 appearances. The 31-year-old last played for Italy in October 2015, appearing for the final 28 minutes of Italy’s 2-1 win against Norway in Euro 2016 qualifying. Balotelli and Belotti pay

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Zlatan Return

Milan Coach Gennaro Gattuso doesn’t rule out a move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic – “ask Paolo Maldini and Leonardo”… The LA Galaxy striker has been linked with a return to the Rossoneri, and with the Major League Soccer season on December 8 he could join on loan in January. “Today is his birthday, so I wish him many happy returns,” Gattuso

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Chelsea to win

Former Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri insists he’ll take the Europa League seriously at Chelsea – “I am here to win”. The former banker took the Partenopei to 91 points last season, but it still wasn’t enough to win the Scudetto. He was criticised for a lack of rotation as he focused almost entirely on Serie A, with his side going

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Mourinho laughs off Zidane

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has laughed off rumours that ex-Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane could replace him. The Sun reported Zidane had called Mourinho over the weekend to reassure him that he was not plotting to take over behind the Portuguese’s back. That prompted a Spanish journalist to ask whether the report was true, but the ex-Blancos boss –

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Messi Argentina Return

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde believes Lionel Messi will soon return to international duty to represent Argentina again. The attacking star has not featured for his nation since their World Cup last 16 exit at the hands of France with doubts that he would not return to international action again. “If Messi doesn’t go to the national team, he can be

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Italy leapfrog England

Italian clubs won all four of their Champions League games this week and have overtaken England to go second in the UEFA rankings. Juventus swept Young Boys aside 3-0, Roma beat Viktoria Plzen 5-0, Inter won 2-1 away to PSV Eindhoven and Napoli defeated last season’s Champions League finalists Liverpool 1-0. Those results, as well as Inter coming back to

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Ronaldo The Great

Juventus boss Max Allegri reiterates Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘a great professional’, whose ‘dedication to social matters says everything about him’. “He’s fine, he’s a lad I’ve known for three months,” the Coach said at a Press conference when asked about the rape allegations faced by the No 7. “What I can say about him is that in his 15-year career,

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Arsenal Marotta Move

Arsenal have reportedly offered outgoing Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta a €3.5m salary to become their new CEO. According to Tuttosport, Marotta is unlikely to take a sabbatical when he officially leaves Juve on October 25 and has already received a significant proposal from Arsenal. The Gunners’ offer would come in at €500,000 more than the salary Inter reportedly prepared

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EPL BIG SPENDERS

Football Transfer Review 2019 by Prime Time Sport, supported by Soccerex, highlights stories of the summer. The European transfer market reached €4.2 billion for second season in a row. After five years of exponential growth the market has become steady with a low fall of -4%. This is one of many conclusions to arise from Football Transfer Review 2019 by

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