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Italy
Why AC Milan cannot afford any more slip-ups in Serie A
12:00 Friday 22nd February 2019

Despite Juventus’ continued dominance, 2018/19 offers a compelling Serie A campaign. Champions League football remains a distinct possibility for six other clubs. Carlo Ancelotti built spacious accommodations for Napoli in second place,…

Italy
Nerazzurri go to the front line in war on player power
14:00 Sunday 17th February 2019

When Neymar forced a transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain in August 2017, player power came to the fore in football. Despite claiming €222 million through the sale, the Blaugrana remain bitter about losing the supposed…

Italy
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…

Italy
Atalanta could ruin AC Milan's Champions League hopes
15:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

Serie A's Champions League race is just as compelling, if not more than the Premier League. AC Milan enters the weekend fourth but only a point ahead of a chasing pack consisting of Roma, Lazio and Saturday's hosts, Atalanta. The…

Champions League
Will Juventus' Recent Slump crush their Champions League dream again?
08:00 Thursday 7th February 2019

Fantasy football is over for Juventus. Their uncontested grip on Italian football was forcibly broken by Atalanta, who knocked them out of the Coppa Italia for the first time since 2016. The 3-0 defeat serves as a wake-up call for Massimiliano…

Italy
Can Duvan Zapata make you forget James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao?
09:00 Friday 1st February 2019

When the Serie A season began, expectations were at a bare minimum for Duvan Zapata. After disappointing everywhere he went in Italy, hardcore fans considered him cursed. Gian Piero Gasperini disagreed. Now he and Atalanta are reaping the reward…

Italy
Can Inter Milan end eight-year trophy wait with Coppa Italia?
12:00 Thursday 31st January 2019

The last time Inter Milan won a trophy was the Coppa Italia back in 2011. It came after Jose Mourinho’s treble-winning achievement in 2010. Since then, the Nerazzurri have struggled to have any say both in Italian and European football…

Spain
What is Barcelona looking for in Kevin-Prince Boateng?
09:00 Friday 25th January 2019

I like to think Kevin-Prince Boateng was as surprised as anyone when rumours emerged that Barcelona was interested in his services. The Spanish giants have gone on to secure the player on a €2 million loan with an option to make the…

Transfers
Is Allan Fernandinho's heir at Manchester City?
08:00 Thursday 24th January 2019

The transfer clock is ticking on Manchester City. The Citizens must shop for a central midfielder or endure an entire campaign banking on the frail, fading Fernandinho. Napoli Brazilian midfielder Allan has all his countryman's traits while…

Italy
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.…

Football
Should Marcus Rashford pull a Paul Pogba?
15:00 Thursday 6th December 2018

In 2015/16, Manchester United came off yet another disappointing transfer window. They ‘panic bought’ a young Frenchman named Anthony Martial. Then 19, the kid stunned the world when he dribbled through half the Liverpool team to…

Italy
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…

Italy
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…

Football
Will this be David De Gea's last season at Manchester United?
08:00 Monday 26th November 2018

When David De Gea signed for Manchester United in 2011, many thought he'd be United's long-term goalkeeping solution following the legendary Edwin van der Sar's retirement. In the beginning, it's fair to say the Spaniard failed…

Italy
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…