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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…

Italy
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…

Italy
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…

Italy
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…

Tactical Analysis
How Mario Mandzukic Is thriving as Gonzalo Higuain's natural successor at Juventus
12:00 Wednesday 10th October 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo's signing represents a historic coup for Juventus. Acquiring the icon designated the Bianconeri as European heavyweights courtesy his Champions League bona fides. Such status previously eluded the Old Lady despite…

Italy
The €4 million man upstaging Cristiano Ronaldo
09:00 Saturday 6th October 2018

When news broke of Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus, it’s fair to say that a few Serie A records instantly came under threat. The man from Portugal is up there amongst the games' great goalscorers. He has already scored…

Italy
Can Napoli challenge Juventus under Carlo Ancelotti?
14:00 Saturday 29th September 2018

Juventus has had its way in Serie A for seven straight seasons. On each occasion, the Old Lady secured the Scudetto with relative ease. Napoli and Roma have been the closest challengers. Inter and AC Milan, two giants of Italian football, have…

Italy
Inter Milan: Are they as disappointing as they have looked?
09:00 Monday 17th September 2018

Before the 2018/19 Serie A season began, Internazionale were 'a team to watch'. Luciano Spalletti produced a Champions League berth last season and even had the team in the pole position for the Scudetto for a few weeks. The thought…

Italy
4 teams to challenge Juventus for Scudetto
12:00 Saturday 15th September 2018

After Juventus clinched seventh consecutive Serie A title in May, attention has focused strongly on which team can present a credible challenge this season. With the Old Lady setting the pace once again, it will be another campaign for the…

Italy
Will Gennaro Gattuso's excuses hurt AC Milan this season?
12:00 Wednesday 29th August 2018

After AC Milan's first match of the new Serie A season was postponed due to the disaster in Genoa, Gennaro Gattuso's side finally got their campaign underway with a clash at Napoli. They were off to a flying start, taking a two-goal…

Italy
An English prospect abroad: Why Juventus signed Stephy Mavididi
15:00 Monday 27th August 2018

Stephy Mavididi signed for Juventus from Arsenal in a surprise €2m deal on 17 August. The move divided opinion among supporters and neutrals alike. The 20-year-old is another talented Englishman who has opted to challenge himself…

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