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Under New Management (Part Two)

The second part in the series looking at major clubs under new management this season now looks at Italy. For the first part which covers England and Scotland, please click here. Italy Inter Milan: Previous Manager: Antonio Conte What happened to him: Despite leading Inter Milan to their first Serie A title in a decade, Conte resigned at the end ...

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They Impressed at the Euros (Part Two)

Continuing the series looking at players who earned big money moves on the strength of what they achieved playing For Part One for their national sides at the European Championship. For Part One, please click here. Henrik Larsson Swedish striker Larsson had already enjoyed a glittering career in Scotland with Celtic, with whom he won four league titles, and the ...

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Lazio want Torreira

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Lazio want to sign Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira this summer. The Uruguayan international joined the Gunners form Sampdoria in 2016, but after a promising start at the Emirates, struggled under Unai Emery, and then injury further hampered his progress under his successor Mikel Arteta. He was sent on loan to Atlético Madrid last season, but despite being part of the ...

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Sarri hoping for Kepa reunion

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Lazio, now managed by Mauricio Sarri, want to take out of favour Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga on loan next season. Under the proposed deal, the Italian club would pay half of the Spaniard’s wages. Kepa, the world’s most expensive goalkeeper, lost his place in the Chelsea first-team to Édouard Mendy, who joined from Rennes last summer, made just seven Premier ...

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The Biggest Transfer Flops in History (Part One)

The summer transfer window is now open, and, for the next few months, fans of clubs across Europe will gorge themselves on the latest rumours, hoping that a shiny new star will be pulling on their team’s jersey next season. However, transfers are a hit and miss affair. Sometimes they do not just work out – the club, the environment, ...

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Former boss wants Loftus Cheek

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Maurizio Sarri is set to be named the new Lazio boss. He will be tasked with building a side capable of fighting for the title once more and also to compete with City rivals Roam, who now have Jose Mourinho in charge of them. And he could be about to raid his former club Chelsea for Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The England ...

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Kolasinac departure to be confirmed

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Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac will leave Arsenal this summer on a permanent deal. The 27-year old has spent the second-part of the season on loan at former club Schalke, where he was given the captain’s armband in their desperate fight against relegation. However, with the club set to playing Bundesliga 2 next season, his future is uncertain, and he will ...

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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 midfielder linked with Lazio

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Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira is being linked with a move to Serie A and Lazio. Pereira ha not featured for United at all this season and was left out of the squad for their opening two Premier League games of the season, as well as the Carabao Cup tie against Luton Town. And with the arrival at the club ...

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Mustafi linked with Serie A sides

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Arsenal’s German defender Shkodran Mustafi is being linked with both Lazio and Napoli. The Gunners are willing to sell the 28-year old, who is now in the final year of his current contract, although he is currently injured, still recovering from the knee problem that ruled him out of the FA Cup final. He joined the North London side in ...

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