Tag: Serie A

Soccer – Juventus news: Paulo Dybala says Cristiano Ronaldo is exceptional like Lionel Messi and Massimiliano Allegri has improved him as a player

Soccer – Juventus news: Paulo Dybala says Cristiano Ronaldo is exceptional like Lionel Messi and Massimiliano Allegri has improved him as a player

The Juventus forward has hailed his current coach in Turin, amid talk of rifts, and saluted the qualities of iconic club and international colleagues Paulo Dybala says he is learning a lot from Massimiliano Allegri after the Juventus head coach denied a rift with the forward and admitted that Cristiano Ronaldo is a lot like…

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Soccer – Cristiano Ronaldo news: ‘He has exceeded Juventus’ expectations’ – Pavel Nedved in awe of a man ‘much more than a player’

Soccer – Cristiano Ronaldo news: ‘He has exceeded Juventus’ expectations’ – Pavel Nedved in awe of a man ‘much more than a player’

A former Bianconeri star who is now a director at the Turin club admits that the Portuguese superstar has made a stunning impact in Italian football Cristiano Ronaldo has exceeded expectations at Juventus, admits Pavel Nedved, with the five-time Ballon d’Or winner considered to be “much more than a player”. The Portuguese superstar completed a…

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Soccer – Juventus transfer news: Miralem Pjanic admits to interest during summer which sparked Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona talk

Soccer – Juventus transfer news: Miralem Pjanic admits to interest during summer which sparked Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona talk

The Juventus midfielder was heavily linked with moves to England and Spain in 2018 but claims to have had no reason to make a switch at that stage Miralem Pjanic has admitted to attracting interest during a window which saw him linked with the likes of Manchester United and Barcelona, but he is delighted to…

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Soccer – Arsenal transfer news: Aaron Ramsey will be a big loss for the Gunners and huge gain for Juventus, says Arsene Wenger

Soccer – Arsenal transfer news: Aaron Ramsey will be a big loss for the Gunners and huge gain for Juventus, says Arsene Wenger

The former Gunners boss concedes it will be difficult to replace the Wales international midfielder, with the Serie A champions getting a top talent Arsene Wenger admits Aaron Ramsey “will be a loss for Arsenal”, with it likely to be difficult for the Gunners to replace a Juventus-bound midfielder. Wales international Ramsey is approaching the end…

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Soccer – Transfer news: David Ospina sees summer move ruled out as Napoli intend to make Arsenal loan permanent

Soccer – Transfer news: David Ospina sees summer move ruled out as Napoli intend to make Arsenal loan permanent

The Colombian goalkeeper, who is on a season-long loan deal from the Gunners, will be staying in Italy next term according to Carlo Ancelotti Napoli head coach Carlo Ancelotti has said Arsenal loanee and goalkeeper David Ospina will stay at the Serie A club next season. Ospina is on loan from Premier League side Arsenal…

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Soccer – Mauro Icardi: Inter have never doubted the forward, says Marotta

Soccer – Mauro Icardi: Inter have never doubted the forward, says Marotta

The executive called Mediaset program ‘Tiki Taka’ to speak to the forward’s wife and agent Wanda Nara on Sunday Inter chief executive Giuseppe Marotta insisted the club have never doubted Mauro Icardi’s commitment or professionalism. Icardi was stripped of the captaincy amid uncertainty over his future following contract negotiations which have proved unsuccessful so far,…

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Soccer – Wanda Nara: Stripping Inter captaincy was like taking one of Mauro Icardi’s leg

Soccer – Wanda Nara: Stripping Inter captaincy was like taking one of Mauro Icardi’s leg

The Argentine forward’s wife explained that both she and her husband were blindsided by the club’s decision, but insists they aren’t looking to leave Wanda Nara , wife and agent for Mauro Icardi, claims that taking away the captain’s armband from her husband was akin to taking away one of his legs.  Inter named goalkeeper…

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Soccer – Luciano Spalletti frustrated as Mauro Icardi fails to join Inter victory celebrations

Soccer – Luciano Spalletti frustrated as Mauro Icardi fails to join Inter victory celebrations

The forward watched his club’s 2-1 win over Sampdoria from the stands but the manager was upset he did not go to the dressing room Luciano Spalletti was frustrated Mauro Icardi did not celebrate Inter’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Sampdoria on Sunday with his team-mates. Icardi, who was replaced as club captain by Samir Handanovic…

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Soccer – Juventus news: Can looking forward to ‘champion’ Ramsey’s arrival at Juventus

Soccer – Juventus news: Can looking forward to ‘champion’ Ramsey’s arrival at Juventus

The midfielder is set to follow in the footsteps of his international team-mate Gareth Bale in moving abroad this summer Emre Can has said he believes Aaron Ramsey will help improve the already talented squad at Juventus. The former Liverpool man grew well accustomed to battles with Ramsey in the centre of the park during…

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Soccer – Inter news: ‘Negotiations will continue’ – Marotta does not expect captaincy row to prevent Icardi contract talks

Soccer – Inter news: ‘Negotiations will continue’ – Marotta does not expect captaincy row to prevent Icardi contract talks

Luciano Spalletti opted to strip Mauro Icardi of the Inter captaincy, says Beppe Marotta, but more contracts talks are planned. Mauro Icardi will still be offered a new Inter contract despite being replaced as the club’s captain due to his behaviour, according to chief executive Beppe Marotta. Icardi, who has been linked with a move…

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Soccer – Franck Kessie lauds AC Milan win over ‘strong’ Atalanta

Soccer – Franck Kessie lauds AC Milan win over ‘strong’ Atalanta

The 22-year-old helped Gennaro Gattuso’s men come from a goal behind to halt their hosts’ eight-game unbeaten run in all competitions Franck Kessie has described AC Milan’s 3-1 win over his former side Atalanta in Saturday’s Serie A encounter as a very important result. The Cote d’Ivoire international returned to the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia…

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Soccer – Serie A news: Krzysztof Piatek ‘lives to score goals’ – Gennaro Gattuso

Soccer – Serie A news: Krzysztof Piatek ‘lives to score goals’ – Gennaro Gattuso

The forward’s superb two-goal showing against Atalanta earned him praise from the AC Milan head coach Gennaro Gattuso commended Krzysztof Piatek’s hunger for goals following the AC Milan striker’s game-changing brace in the valuable 3-1 Serie A victory over Atalanta. Poland international Piatek notched his fifth and sixth goals since joining from Genoa in January…

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Soccer – Cristiano Ronaldo news: Juventus’ five-time Ballon d’Or winner had to be talked out of training at Sporting after trying too hard

Soccer – Cristiano Ronaldo news: Juventus’ five-time Ballon d’Or winner had to be talked out of training at Sporting after trying too hard

Former team-mate Tonito, who was in Portugal when a five-time Ballon d’Or winner was starting out, has lifted the lid on the Juventus star’s work rate Cristiano Ronaldo is now a five-time Ballon d’Or winner with spells at Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus on his CV, but he had to be talked out of…

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Soccer – Inter new: Spalletti hopes culprit is punished after reported attack on Icardi’s wife’s car

Soccer – Inter new: Spalletti hopes culprit is punished after reported attack on Icardi’s wife’s car

Inter’s Luciano Spalletti called for anyone involved in an alleged attack on the car of Wanda Nara, Mauro Icardi’s agent, to be punished Mauro Icardi’s agent and wife Wanda Nara reportedly had a rock thrown at her car on Saturday, and Inter boss Luciano Spalletti hopes the culprit is punished. Argentina international Icardi was replaced…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Arsenal keeper David Ospina eyes South America return as Napoli switch turns sour

Soccer – Transfer news: Arsenal keeper David Ospina eyes South America return as Napoli switch turns sour

Alex Meret’s return to form and fitness has left the Colombian frozen out in Italy and the Gunners loanee is open to making another move Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has said a move back to South America is “a possibility” after Alex Meret’s return to fitness left him frozen out at Napoli, where he arrived…

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Soccer – Man Utd transfers: Napoli defender Koulibaly ‘pleased’ with interest

Soccer – Man Utd transfers: Napoli defender Koulibaly ‘pleased’ with interest

The defender has been linked with a Napoli exit and says he wants to demonstrate that he is one of the greatest defenders in the game Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is pleased to be attracting reported interest from the likes of Manchester United and says he is aiming to prove he is one of the top…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Allegri salutes ‘goalscorer’ Icardi but will leave transfers to Juventus

Soccer – Transfer news: Allegri salutes ‘goalscorer’ Icardi but will leave transfers to Juventus

The Argentine has been linked with the Serie A champions are a tumultuous week at Inter but the Juve boss refused to discuss a potential move Massimiliano Allegri refused to be drawn on links between Juventus and Mauro Icardi, insisting that he leaves other club officials in charge of transfer matters. The Argentine was stripped of the Nerazzurri captaincy ahead…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Kalidou Koulibaly ‘pleased’ with mounting transfer interest but wants to prove his value with Napoli

Soccer – Transfer news: Kalidou Koulibaly ‘pleased’ with mounting transfer interest but wants to prove his value with Napoli

Linked with a move from Napoli, the defender said he was pleased other clubs were following his progress while hinting at staying put Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is pleased to be attracting interest from elsewhere, but says he is happy to continue his growth with the Serie A club.  Koulibaly, 27, is consistently linked with a…

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Soccer – Transfer news: Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri refuses to be drawn in on Mauro Icardi speculation

Soccer – Transfer news: Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri refuses to be drawn in on Mauro Icardi speculation

The Inter star has been in the headlines this week, but the Juve boss was not willing to speak on any interest from Juve /en/news/8/main/2019/02/15/51627042/icardi-posts-cryptic-message-following-inter-captaincy-snubMassimiliano Allegri refused to be drawn in on links between Juventus and Mauro Icardi.   The Argentine was stripped of the Nerazzurri captaincy ahead of the Europa League tie with Rapid Vienna on Thursday,…

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Soccer – Juventus new: Massimiliano Allegri praises Paulo Dybala’s performance after Juventus star ends goal drought

Soccer – Juventus new: Massimiliano Allegri praises Paulo Dybala’s performance after Juventus star ends goal drought

The forward scored his first Serie A goal since November against Frosinone, but his all-round play pleases his manager the most Massimiliano Allegri was delighted to see Paulo Dybala end his Serie A goal drought with a stunning strike in Friday’s 3-0 win over Frosinone. The Argentina forward blasted home from 25 yards after just…

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