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Has Inter Milan made another transfer mistake with Nicolo Zaniolo?
12:00 Sunday 17th February 2019

Inter Milan has a long history of selling players that go on to achieve significant success in their careers elsewhere. It's been the case with household names like Andrea Pirlo, Clarence Seedorf, Fabio Cannavaro, Roberto Carlos, Dennis…

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Tiemoue Bakayoko enjoying AC Milan as Chelsea's midfield struggles
09:00 Wednesday 13th February 2019

Tiemoue Bakayoko came a long way in the last few seasons. A fan favourite in Monaco, he was a key part of the Ligue 1-conquering midfield that stunned Unai Emery's four-time defending Paris Saint-Germain champions. When the dust…

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Atalanta: The surprise package in Italy this season?
12:00 Friday 8th February 2019

Beating Juventus 3-0 does not happen often, especially in domestic competition. So when a team accomplishes the feat, it deserves all the praise it can get. But Atalanta's thrashing of a high-flying Juventus side, parading a certain Cristiano…

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No one can stop Juventus in Italy
16:07 Saturday 22nd December 2018

The Old Lady keeps getting younger every day, it would seem. Juventus are on course for their eighth consecutive league title but the worrying sign is that the teams that are meant to compete with them are simply not up to the challenge.…

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Can Torino upset Juventus in the Turin Derby?
15:00 Saturday 15th December 2018

Forget Juventus’ record Scudetto. Don't be fooled by the Old Lady’s utterly boring Serie A hegemony. Never mind Cristiano Ronaldo and the other Bianconeri mercenaries. When it comes to the Turin derby, it all counts for little.…

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Are the Nerazzurri poised to upset the Old Lady?
12:03 Friday 7th December 2018

On paper, Inter don't stand a chance. The Allianz Stadium is dread for any team. The Nerazzurri came away broken and battered after their last seven visits. It was difficult to score, let alone win. At the moment, Juventus’ confidence…

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Allan: Napoli's long-unheralded midfield dynamo 
09:00 Friday 30th November 2018

There are certain players who rarely get the praise they merit. Either by virtue of position or style, such talents are often overlooked while top stars are celebrated. Allan Marques Loureiro leads this category in Italy's Serie A. When…

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Is Rodrigo De Paul finally fulfilling potential at Udinese?
12:00 Thursday 29th November 2018

Rodrigo De Paul is enjoying a breakout season in Serie A. It seems Udinese's Argentine winger is finally living up to the expectations that led to Valencia bringing him to Europe in 2014.  De Paul's career began in his home…

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Tiemoue Bakayoko showing positive signs at AC Milan
12:00 Sunday 25th November 2018

Disaster, flop, boondoggle. That pretty sums Tiemoue Bakayoko’s pathetic slump from grace in the last year. Heralded as Europe's most-rounded midfielder, the colossal Frenchman has despaired. At Chelsea, then AC Milan. Faithful…

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Is Serie A on the rise again?
09:00 Monday 19th November 2018

Serie-A used to be the biggest league in the ‘90s. The best of the best played there, including the original Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, Juan Sebastian Veron, Hernan Crespo, Lilian Thuram, Marcel Desailly, Marco van Basten and Gabriel Batistuta.…

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Can AC Milan disrupt Juventus’ Serie A smooth sail?
15:00 Sunday 11th November 2018

Juventus conceded a goal for the first time in the Champions League this season in what turned out to be their first loss of the season. Massimiliano Allegri's charges fell 2-1 to Jose Mourinho's Manchester United, a surprise result…

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Roma paying the price for selling experienced players
12:00 Monday 5th November 2018

“Roma have risen from their ruins. Manolas, the Greek god in Rome!” Peter Drury shouted at the top of his voice when Kostas Manolas headed into the back of the net in the 82nd minute against Barcelona, sending Roma into the…

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Why Mauro Icardi isn't an elite striker
12:00 Wednesday 31st October 2018

With critics and supporters alike praising Mauro Icardi for his key goal-scoring contribution at Inter Milan, it’s easy to forget the Argentine is not yet good enough to justify such hype. He doesn't deliver on club football's…

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Is Krzysztof Piatek threatening Robert Lewandowski's place with Poland?
09:00 Wednesday 24th October 2018

A surprise striker sits atop the Serie A goal-scoring chart. It was widely predicted Cristiano Ronaldo would storm his way to pole position once arriving at Juventus. However, it’s little-known Polish frontman Krzysztof Piatek…

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Can the Battle for San Siro propel Inter or AC Milan to greater Serie A success?
09:00 Sunday 21st October 2018

The 2018/19 Serie A season's first Derby della Madonnina takes place tonight when Inter and AC again dispute the Giuseppe Meazza, the ground they share, otherwise known as San Siro. The derby remains among the biggest fixtures on the Italian…