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Calciopoli – Serie A’s Darkest Hour

It is regarded as the darkest hour in the history of Serie A, and one that has left an indelible stain on the reputation of the country’s biggest club, Juventus. AC Milan, Lazio, and Fiorentina also subsequently became implicated in what became known as Calciopoli (Footballgate). And even 15 years after the sentences were handed out, the legacy of it ...

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United in talks with Fiorentina centre-back

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Manchester United are in talks to sign Fiorentina centre-back Nikola Milenković in the summer for a fee around £30 million. The Serbian international moved to the Serie A club from Partizan Belgrade in 2017 and has since garnered a reputation as one of the best central defenders in the league. The 23-year old has drawn interest from a number o ...

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Torreira set for Fiorentina switch

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Arsenal and Fiorentina are in advanced talks about the transfer of Lucas Torreira to the Italian club in the summer. The Uruguayan international moved to the Emirates from Sampdoria for a fee of £26 million in 2918, but after an encouraging first season at the Emirates, he struggled in his second under successive managers, and barely featured for Mikel Arteta ...

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Arsenal may recall Torreira from loan

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Arsenal may recall Lucas Torreira from his loan spell with Atlético Madrid. The Uruguayan international joined the Spanish side on a season-long loan in October, but with no option to buy included in the deal. However, he has started only two La Liga games for them, and there are suspicions that Atlético are deliberately trying to drive down his price ...

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Torino close to Torreira deal

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Torino are close to agreeing a deal for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira. The 24-year old will move to the Serie A club on loan for next season, with an option to make it permanent at the end of the season. The potential deal will be worth up to €24 million (£22 million) which will be paid in two tranches. Fiorentina ...

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Torreira to join Fiorentina

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Lucas Torreira will leave Arsenal in the next few days and join Serie A side Fiorentina. The Uruguayan international midfielder will join the Italian team on loan for next season, but the deal will contain an obligation to buy at the end of it. The total deal is worth €24 million – €8 million for the loan fee, and then ...

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Fiorentina closing in on Torreira loan move

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Serie A side Fiorentina are closing in on a loan move for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira. Reports in the Italian press suggest that a deal could be wrapped-up later this week, although Roma and AC Milan both also remain interested in the player. Fiorentina want to take the 24-year old initially on loan, with an option to buy at the ...

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Torreira linked with Roma swap deal

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has been strongly linked with a move back to Italy this summer, with both AC Milan and Fiorentina said to interested in the former Sampdoria player. However, reports have now emerged that he could form part of a swap deal with Roma defensive midfielder Amadou Diawara coming the other way. Torreira is unhappy with his lack ...

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Lucas Torreira linked with return to Italy

Arsenal’s Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira has been linked with a return to Italy this summer. He joined the Gunners from Sampdoria in 2018, and, after impressing during his first season with the club, found it harder going last campaign, with his role less defined under Unai Emery, and then injury impeding his progress. That saw his first-team opportunities limited towards ...

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Chelsea favourite to sign Brazilian midfielder

They have already agreed to spend £54 million on Timo Werner and £37 million on Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech, but Chelsea’s spending spree may not be over. Now they have emerged as one of the favourites to sign Flamengo star Gérson, with Borussia Dortmund and Spurs also in the hunt for the 23 year old. Last week he was the ...

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