Roberto Mancini recently dropped striker Mauro Icardi

Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini recently dropped striker Mauro Icardi from the starting line-up for the game against Genoa.

The match finished as a narrow 1-0 win for Inter, but many have been questioning his decision to dropIcardi. It appears that his decision to drop the 22-year-old was taken after the recent poor performance in the 2-1 defeat against Napoli.Icardi has scored six goals in 13 appearances. However, only three of those goals were scored in the last nine games. It appears that he paid for this poor performance after dropping to the bench against Genoa.

HENRIQUE HEADS HOME

Henrique has decided to part ways with Napoli and return to his country Brazil to play for Fluminense. The news of his departure was put on the Twitter profile of Napoli yesterday.

Henrique for Napoli

The veteran centre half, who had come to Napoli at the start of 2014, had not been in the plans of the boss Maurizio Sarri of late, and wwas being tipped to move on by the Casino-X website.

Henrique had played well when he had joined Napoli first up and his form had even earned him a national recall for the World Cup, but luck didn’t favour him thereafter. Although an outside to make the team, he became one of the favourites to make the squad on the online casinospielen website, and was soon on his was back to take part in a World Cup in his homeland!

GOMEZ HEADS TO TURKEY

German international Mario Gomez has ended his adventure in Italy football after securing a move to Turkish club Besiktas on a season-long loan deal.

Gomez has been at Fiorentina since 2013, but he has been plagued by injury problems of late. This led to his absence at the World Cup 2014, which was eventually won by the German national team. Germany were able to lift the World Cup title even without a star striker like Gomez and this is likely to sound the end of his international career. His move to Besiktas reflects the same, even though the latest StanJames odds suggest he is in with a chance of a return.

Massimiliano Allegri has admitted that his team are playing catch-up

Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has admitted that his team are playing catch-up the Italian Serie A title race and it will be difficult for the club to retain the title once again.

Juventus have won the league title for the last couple of seasons, but there is a real danger of the run coming to an end. The team made a disastrous start to the league campaign. Even though the form has recovered in recent weeks with just one loss in the last four, Juventus have managed only five victories out of the 12 games they have played. As a result, they are already almost 10 points behind table leaders Fiorentina.

Have Juventus been toying with us all along?

On Saturday September 26, Juventus suffered their third defeat of the Serie A campaign and were left licking their wounds as their title defence lay in tatters.

For them, the opening six games of the season had delivered just one win and five points and serious questions were being asked of a side that had been so dominant just a few months previous – a la Chelsea in the Premier League.

Unlike the Blues of England, though, the Old Lady of Turin has got her house in order and responded positively to a period of adversity and uncertainty.

INTER CAN SUCCEED

Inter Milan had a busy summer transfer window as the Italian club managed to sign: Geoffrey Kondogbia, Miranda, Ivan Perisic and Stevan Jovetic just to name a few of them and they also offloaded a few high profile players including: Mateo Kovacic and Hernanes.

There is no doubt that Inter Milan is seriously attempting to win the Serie A title which they haven’t lifted since the 2009-10 season.

SOUTH AFRICA CHASE THE MONEY

For the past few weeks and months, research have been taking place involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and FIFA.

It has been discovered that the International Football Association was involved in a number of briberies of scandals which has forced Sepp Blatter on stepping down from his presidential role in FIFA.

A large amount of FIFA executives were also arrested as it was confirmed that illegal trades have been taking place. Sepp Blatter couldn’t take the heat as pressure continued to build.

Very few players have managed to successfully come out of retirement

Very few players have managed to successfully come out of retirement after going into the sunset, but Italian star Damiano Tommasicould be one among them.

According to reports,Tommasi has been offered a chance to resume his playing career – six years after officially retiring – after being named in the squad for the Europa league by SP La Fiorita. The Sammarinese will be taking part in the first round of qualifying against FC Vaduz in the Europa League. It appears that one the major motivations for the 41-year-old to resume his playing career is the chance for his children to watch his football.

Adriano Galliani says that he remains in touch with his former employee Carlo Ancelotti

AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani says that he remains in touch with his former employee Carlo Ancelotti amidst suggestions that the Real Madrid manager could return to the San Siro.

Ancelotti enjoyed a very successful spell at Milan. During his time at the club, he won several titles like the Champions League. He moved on to Chelsea in 2009. In a short span of time, he has already managed three top European clubs like Chelsea, PSG, and now, Real Madrid. He has not have a more than a couple of years at these clubs.

Roberto Mancini says that he does not feel happy about foreign-based players

Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini says that he does not feel happy about foreign-based players being called up for the Italian national team.

Mancini was speaking after the latest Italian squad announced by manager Antonio Conte contained the two more players born in other countries. However, they have been naturalised as a result of spending a long time in Italy and also not been called up for their home country’s national teams. Several European countries have gone this route of adopting players and it is largely South American or African players.

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