MAN CITY TARGET UNDECIDED ON FUTURE

Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli is not sure of what the future holds as he continues to be linked with the big clubs on the European football scene. The Italian international has been linked with clubs like Italian Serie A giants Juventus and Premier League club Manchester City.

Locatelli is a former AC Milan and he spoke to Sky Sports Italia about his future and the Italian national team. On his future at Sassuolo, Manuel Locatelli said he's not sure if this season would be his last at Sassuolo.

SERIE A: WHO WINS GOLDEN BOOT?

The race to win the Golden Boot in the Italian football top flight is graduallyreaching its climax with two players at the forefront of the other goalscorers.

Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and Inter Milan star RomeluLukaku are the two frontrunners in the race to win the Golden Boot in the Italian football top flight.

There are other contenders in the Italian Serie A (Italian football top flight) like AC Milan hitman Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Atalanta striker Luis Muriel, Lazio star Ciro Immobile, Cagliari attacker Joao Pedro and Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez.

JUVENTUS EYEING FREE TRANSFER SIGNING

Italian football heavyweights Juventus are reportedly keen to sign a Premier League player on a free transfer this summer.

Spanish playmaker Juan Manuel Mata is a Premier League player having represented the duo of Chelsea and Manchester United over the last one decade in the English top flight.

Juan Mata will be a free agent this summer when his Manchester United contract expires as the Red Devils are not expected to prolong his stay at the Theatre of Dreams. Manchester United have the option to keep Juan Mata at the club for an extra year as part of the clause in his contract but there's no indication that the club would activate that clause.

Pirlo reflects on Juventus’ win over AC Milan

Juventus were able to get a huge result in the Italian Serie A during the weekend after beating table leaders AC Milan at the San Siro. This was a result that blew open the title race with as much as four teams involved in this stage of the campaign. Juventus, surprisingly, do not lead the standings as they find themselves outside the top teams like Inter Milan and AC Milan.

After having won the title on multiple occasions in the last few years, Juventus are facing the biggest challenge to their crown. However, a 3-1 win over AC Milan at the San Siro has helped Juventus look up the table.

MILAN EYEING LOAN BID FOR MEITE

Italian football top flight leaders AC Milan are keen on raiding Torino for one of their midfielders in this January transfer window according to the latest transfer news emanating from the Italian media.

French midfielder Soualiho Meite is one of the few high points of a tough season for Torino and he's said to be attracting serious interest from the Rossoneri who are the pacesetters in the Italian football top flight this season. AC Milan are the Italian Serie A leaders and they have one point more than nearest challengers and rivals Inter Milan at the summit.

INTER WINNING RUN STRETCHES TO EIGHT

Inter Milan are the form team in Italian football after they took their winning run in the Italian football top flight to eight games with the thumping win over lowly Crotone in one of the matchday 15 encounters played at the weekend. The Italian football giants had to come from behind to secure a big win at home to the relegation threatened tea

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Inter Milan are bidding to conquer Italian football top flight for the first time in over a decade this season and they are on the right path under manager Antonio Conte after winning their last eight games in the league. No other team can boast of the form shown by Inter Milan in the top five European leagues.

Inter Improve Barella Contract Offer

Inter Milan are looking to offer a new and improved contract to Nicolo Barella with the likes of Liverpool, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid keeping tabs on his progress. The 23-year-old joined the club on an initial loan from Cagliari in 2019 and he had a superb debut campaign where he amassed four goals and nine assists from 41 appearances.

The Italian has continued to impress this term with four assists from nine outings and has established himself as an undisputed choice in the midfield for club and country. Hence, it is not a surprise that he is attracting interest from Europe’s elite and FC Inter News reports that the Nerazzurri are keen to commit him to an improved deal.

RONALDO EYEING FIRST CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GOAL

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is eyeing a first Champions League goal against his rival Lionel Messi as the two players prepare to face each other on Tuesday evening. Barcelona skipper Messi and Ronaldo are undoubtedly regarded as the top two best players of their generation. The two football superstars have enjoyed a great rivalry for over a decade dating back to the 2006/07 season.

Silva Enjoys Indian Summer As Sociedad Rule

The day David Silva left Manchester and the Etihad Stadium, the home of Manchester City, was likely a bittersweet moment.

Many would say it was the right time for him to leave. At 33, almost 34, his best years were behind him. The speed and physicality of the Premier League often proves to get the better out of even the most dedicated athletes who want to remain in the English game.

Silva had an illustrious career with City. Many would place him in the upper echelons of the greatest midfielders to ever grace the game. 77 goals in 436 appearances doesn’t do Silva’s impact justice, particularly. His impact rarely came through finding the net himself.

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