MILAN TARGET MISSES LEAGUE OPENER

It's an open secret that Italian football giants AC Milan are in talks to sign Belgium national team star Charles De Ketelaere from Club Brugge this summer. The Italian football team will most likely sign the player before the start of this season after fending off the interest of Premier League team Leeds United.

SALERNITANA AGREE DEAL FOR JOAO PEDRO

Italian Serie A side Salernitana are close to making a big transfer coup after they agreed a deal to sign striker Joao Pedro from relegated team Cagliari. Cagliari were one of three teams to suffer relegation from the Italian Serie A to the Italian Serie B. Apart from Cagliari, Genoa and Venezia also suffered demotion to the Italian SerieB.


A deal has been agreed for Joao Pedro between the Italian football duo of Salernitana and Cagliari as revealed by Sky Sports Italia. Salernitana are looking tosecure the transfer of Joao Pedro from Cagliari ahead of fe

llow Italian football teams Monza and Torino who have also been linked with the Brazilian-born Italian player.

SARRI SIGNS NEW LAZIO DEAL – REPORTS

Lazio manager Maurizio Sarri has signed a new deal at the club according to multiple reports in the Italian media. It was reported on Wednesday evening that Sarri has signed a new three-year deal at Lazio until 2025.
Italian football media outlet Calciomercato.com reported the news of a new contract for Sarri, while journalist Alfredo Pedulla also confirmed the news. Pedulla is a transfer expert for Italian football publication Gazzettadello Sport. It was disclosed that Sarri put pen to paper on a new deal at Italian football team Lazio in the presence of club president Claudio Lotito. The former Juventus and Chelsea boss signed the new Lazio contract at the club's Formello training ground.

MILAN: LEAO DRAWS HENRY COMPARISON

AC Milan forward Rafael Leao has drawn comparison with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry. The comparison between Leao and Henry was made by former Fiorentina striker Nuno Gomes in an exclusive interview with Italian football publication La Gazzettadello Sport. According to him, the Milan attacker is already one of the best players in his position.

MATCH PREVIEW AND PREDICTIONS: SPEZIA VS LAZIO

Still in the thick of a battle for European qualification, Lazio travel to mid-table Spezia on Saturday evening seeking a fourth win from four against them in Serie A. Beaten by Milan's late goal last weekend, Maurizio Sarri's side have taken just a point from their last two matches and are clinging onto sixth place in the standings, while their hosts have all but secured their stay in the top flight.

Denied at the death last Sunday, crestfallen Lazio were defeated for the third time by Milan this season, as the league leaders struck in stoppage time to render Ciro Immobile's fourth-minute opener meaningless. Only similar setbacks for fellow top-six contenders Atalanta and Fiorentina allowed the Biancocelesti to retain their place above both in the table, while arch-rivals Roma remain two above them in fifth.

MILAN TO SPEND €100M ON SIGNINGS

Italian football giants AC Milan are reportedly prepared to splash the cash on new players in the summer. This is according to the report from Italian football media portal La Gazzettadello Sport which stated that Milan could spend as much as €100m on new signings when the transfer window reopens this summer and that Dutch defender Sven Norman will likely be their first signing.

WEST HAM EYEING DEULOFEU

Premier League outfit West Ham United have reportedly opened talks for Udinese forward Gerard Deulofeu. The Spaniard has had a very good season in the colours of Udinese and his quality has not gone unnoticed amongst West Ham United officials.

JUVENTUS UNBEATEN IN EIGHT GAMES

Italian football heavyweights Juventus are now unbeaten in eight games in all competitions after they picked up a 1-1 draw at the end of an interesting Champions League round of 16 first leg encounter with Villarreal who are one of the best teams in the Spanish La Liga over the past few weeks. The Yellow Submarines came into their home game with Italian football side Juventus on the back of three wins and one draw from their last four league games. As a matter of fact, Villarreal had only lost once in the last ten games in the league winning seven of those games.

MILAN IN TRANSFER MARKET FOR DEFENDER

Italian football giants AC Milan are short of options in the centre back position after the injury to England international FikayoTomori. To this effect,the seven-time European champions are in the market to sign a new centre back.

The Italian football giants have been affected by injuries to players in the centre back position. The latest one is the serious knee injury suffered by ex-Chelsea star Tomori. The 24-year-old Englishman will have to undergo keyhole surgery on his knee after an injury thereby missing around one month of football action. Tomori will definitely be out of action until next month as a result of the aforementioned keyhole surgery.

Pages

Subscribe to it's not catenaccio RSS