With the end of the calendar year fast approaching, managers will have one eye on the upcoming January transfer market with a view to strengthening their squad. Although there is plenty of football to be played before the winter break, new arrivals can make a big difference for team challenging for the Scudetto, competing for an European spot or battling to avoid relegation to Serie B. It is an excellent opportunity for Serie A managers...More
Paul Pogba has never been shy at proclaiming his own talent but it seems the Juventus midfielder is finally living up to his undoubted potential.
Released by Manchester United when aged 19, there were fears his name would be the latest added to the long list of teen prodigies who were on the scrapheap by their early 20s after failing to make the grade. Pogba has had to take a step back on his own carefully-planned career progression ...More
It may seem as if the summer transfer window has only just shut but with the European campaigns underway across Europe, scouts are already looking at potential purchases at the start of 2015. Italian based players will always attract their fair share of interest and here are five men who could be heading for the Premiership before the end of January.
Arturo Vidal – JuventusThe Chilean midfielder looks set to follow the path trodden b...More
Carlos Tevez looks set to extend his stay in Italy with Juventus after his agent admitted the striker will soon hold talks with the Italian giants to discuss a new contract.
The former Argentina international has shone during his time in Serie A, scoring an incredible 31 league goals in his first season at Juve, before opening this new campaign with six goals in his first five appearances of the year. With a number of clubs rumoured...More
It was a crushing group stage exit for Italy as they were defeated 1-0 by Uruguay at the Estádio das Dunas.
After a promising start, beating England 2-1 on Saturday 14th June, things went downhill for Italy as they conceded a fatal goal against Costa Rica the following Friday. The team finished third in Group D and left Brazil hanging their heads in shame.
This is a stark contrast from a team that has won a World Cup this century, h...More
Italy’s quest for a fifth World Cup has taken them to Brazil 2014, with a squad bursting at the seams with Scudetto winners, seasoned internationals and intriguing young talents. But, as is usually the case, some players will stand head and shoulders above their teammates.
In 2006 it was Fabio Cannavaro and Gianluigi Buffon, Paolo Rossi in 1982 and, in the pre-war triumphs, the likes of Silvio Piola and Raimundo Orsi. Today’s vintage...More
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