NAPOLI INJURY LIST GROWS

Italian football outfit Napoli have seen their injury list grow over the past two weeks and the latest setback on the injury front involves Senegalese international KalidouKoulibaly who has been ruled out of the rest of this year after picking up a Grade II thigh strain during the Sassuolo game on Wednesday night.

Napoli received a big blow after the let a two-goal lead slip in the last quarter of the league clash with fellow Italian football side Sassuolo to draw 2-2. The dropped points ensured that their lead at the top of the Italian Serie A has been reduced to just one point. Italian football giants Napoli now have a one-point lead over Milan in second place and a two-point lead over holders Inter Milan in second place ahead of their clash with Atalanta in the same competition on Saturday.

ROMA EYEING PREMIER LEAGUE REINFORCEMENTS

Italian football capital club AS Roma are plotting the signing of Premier League players ahead of the upcoming January transfer window. New Roma manager Jose Mourinho is a popular figure in the Premier League and he's keen on using his influence to boost his squad with players from the division.

Ahead of the winter transfer window, Mourinho has set his sights on players from the likes of Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United. Mourinho has not been able to rotate his squad in the opening weeks of his first season in charge ofhis Italian football team due to a lack of squad depth.

Only 11 AS Roma players have featured for over 700 minutes in the Italian Serie A, while the remaining 12 players have not featured for the Italian football capital club for more than 320 minutes.

ZACCAGNI: LAZIO GIVE INJURY UPDATE

Italian football outfit Lazio have given an update on the injury sustained by Mattia Zaccagni during the UEFA Europa League clash with French Ligue 1 giants Marseille on Thursday.
Zaccagni was a major casualty of the European game between Italian football side Lazio and Marseille. The former Hellas Verona player picked up a knee injury during the Europa League match and he could be set for a spell on the sidelines.

Three Greatest Italian Footballers

Italy is one of the most popular countries across the world, and it is a country with a love for the game of football. Italy is no stranger to top-class players, as they have the best players in every football role, which includes goalkeeping.

The Italian national team, also known as the Gli Azzurri, are one of the most successful national team in association football having managed to win 5 international titles which include 4 FIFA World Cups as well as one UEFA European Championship and one Olympic Gold medal from the 1936 football tournament,

with Kelbet.se providing odds in their world cup-winning year back in 2006 when they triumphed over France in Germany.

DYBALA CLOSING IN ON JUVE EXTENSION

Argentine attacker Paulo Dybala is closing in on a new bumper deal at Italian football giants Juventus according to the report from the stables of Tuttosport.

It was revealed that Dybala is set to sign a new five-year deal that will take him to the summer of 2026 at the Italian football club.

Dybala has one year to run on his current deal with hisItalian football team and the representative of the player has been negotiating a new contract with his club. Jorge Antun is the representative of Dybala and he has been in negotiations with Juventus for the past months. Antun has been in Italy since July and he will return to Argentina next week. The agent will return to Argentina after he has closed the deal withJuventus over a new contract.

WILL JORGINHO WIN THE BALLON D'OR?

It's been 15 years since a player from the Italian national team last won the Ballon d’Or. Fabio Cannavaro scooped the award following an impressive year that saw him lead his country to the World Cup in 2006.

Only five Italian players in history have been awarded the most prestigious individual award in the sport. Omar Sivori (1961), Gianni Rivera (1969), Paolo Rossi (1982), Roberto Baggio (1993) and Cannavaro (2006). Jorginho could be the latest Azzuri player to be added to that list in 2021.

DE LUCA SET FOR SAMPDORIA MOVE

Young striker Manuel De Luca is on the verge of joining Italian football club Sampdoriaafter completing his medical examinations. The 23-year-old attacker has freed himself from fellow Italian football club Chievo Verona and he's free to sign Sampdoria.

De Luca completed the necessary physical examinations at Sampdoria after reaching a deal with the club. It has been reported that Sampdoria manager Roberto D'Aversa might even send De Luca on loan when he finally become a Sampdoria player.

The transfer update on De Luca was corroborated by Sky Sports Italia.

RONALDO: UNITED OFFER €28M FOR ATTACKER

Premier League giants Manchester United have made an offer for Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo according to Sky Sports Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio. It was revealed that the Red Devils have made an offer in the region of €28m to Italian football giants Juventus in their quest to re-sign Ronaldo.

Ronaldo was formerly a Manchester United player after he played for the club between 2003 and 2009 on the back of his transfer from Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner signed for the Red Devils in the summer of 2003 and he went on to spend six years at Old Trafford.

BELOTTI UNSURE OVER FUTURE

Torino striker Andrea Belotti has not made up his mind on what to do next in his career. The Italian international has the option of staying at his present club or moving abroad with the likes of Spanish La Liga giants Sevilla interested in his services.

Apart from Sevilla, Italian football capital club AS Roma have also been linked with a move for Belotti. Roma have a new manager in Jose Mourinho and the Portuguese tactician has given the club the thumbs up over a move for Belotti.

BELOTTI UNSURE OVER FUTURE

Torino striker Andrea Belotti has not made up his mind on what to do next in his career. The Italian international has the option of staying at his present club or moving abroad with the likes of Spanish La Liga giants Sevilla interested in his services.

Apart from Sevilla, Italian football capital club AS Roma have also been linked with a move for Belotti. Roma have a new manager in Jose Mourinho and the Portuguese tactician has given the club the thumbs up over a move for Belotti.

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