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Roaring Lion

Is Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return to Milan a desperate attempt to recapture former glories, or a much-needed injection of leadership to a young team?  The prodigal son has returned home. In case you’ve been sleeping under a rock for the last few months, a certain Zlatan Ibrahimovic has re-joined Milan as a free agent. Zlatan’s contract with LA Galaxy expired at

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Winters Edge

A BRIEF HISTORY OF WINTER CHAMPIONS Topping the table at the half-way stage is a feather in any team’s cap but not every team is celebrating come end of season.  ‘I would love it…’ Newcastle United held a 10-point lead over Manchester United during the festive period in 1995 but their advantage had dwindled away by March after a run

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Big Brother Zlatan

Rafael Leao is already getting on famously with “big brother” Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as Milan move to a 4-4-2 without Suso or Krzysztof Piatek. Ibra only arrived last week and made his debut off the bench in partnership with Leao during the 0-0 draw with Sampdoria. There are increasing reports the pair will start in a 4-4-2 formation, with Samu Castillejo

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Alexis Reborn

Alexis Sanchez has insisted that ‘I don’t regret’ joining Manchester United after being confirmed as Inter’s new No 7. United made Sanchez their highest earner on almost €450,000 a week when they signed him from Arsenal in January 2018. However, the ex-Udinese forward managed just five goals in 45 appearances at Old Trafford and he has since returned to Italy with Inter. “I’m

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BACK TO CLASSIC

PUMA CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF 1969 WITH NEW AC MILAN HOME KIT  PUMA and AC Milan presented the new home kit, which takes inspiration from one of the club’s most successful years to celebrate the Rossoneri’s 120th anniversary. The 2019/20 AC Milan Home kit celebrates the successes of 1969, with a bold and elegant design that honors the game-changing style

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BUFFON BELIEVES IN BALOTELLI

Gianluigi Buffon has urged Italy CT Roberto Mancini to recall Mario Balotelli. “He’s great for the national team.”   Balotelli has regained his knack for scoring goals at Marseille, netting eight times in 14 appearances for Olympique Marseille since arriving from Nice in January, although doubts remain over his character. “Mario’s doing well at Marseille, he’s shown sincerity and maturity,”

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ICARDI MESSI RETURN

Mauro Icardi and five other Serie A-based players are in Argentina’s 32-man preliminary squad for this summer’s Copa America. Coach Lionel Scaloni announced the initial 32-man list for the competition that begins on June 14 in Brazil. The Nerazzurri striker wasn’t named in the last squad for the friendly games with Venezuela and Morocco in March, but has been recalled,

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