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 team.

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.

Juventus not in a hurry to make the decision on Alvaro Morata

Juventus are not in a hurry to confirm the purchase of striker Alvaro Morata on a prominent basis. The Spaniard is on loan at Bianconeri from Atletico Madrid, but Juventus have the option of buying him for £ 31 million. This is the second spell at Juventus for Morata, who previously spent two years at the club from 2014 to 2016. In order to sign him on an loan deal, Juventus had to spend £ 9 million. There is an option of extending the loan deal into the next season if things work out well as expected.


Morata has had a brilliant start to his Juventus second spell, as he has managed six goals in his first eight games. This prolific form has also helped him get his place back in the international setup. The 28-year-old has struggled for form in the last few years after a disappointing move to Chelsea.

SPURS FACING COMPETITION FOR NAPOLI STRIKER

Tottenham Hotspur have a new competitor in their quest to sign Polish international striker Arkadiusz Milik from Italian Serie A club Napoli. This is according to popular Italian outlet for transfer news, Correiredello Sport. It was revealed that Italian capital club AS Roma also have an interest in the player.


Roma are said to be pushing for the transfer of Milik in the January transfer window. He could be the man to replace the ageing EdinDzeko at the top of the attack if the Europa League campaigners are able to convince Napoli into selling him in January. AS Roma might have an edge over Spurs in the race to sign ArkadiuszMilikas the North Londoners seemed to move on from the Polish striker swiftly.

INTER MILAN, REAL MADRID EYEING CHELSEA MIDFIELDER

Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan are reportedly prepared to raid the Premier League for one of the best defensive midfielders in the competition as European clubs plan for both the January transfer market and next summer’s transfer market.


Chelsea star N'GoloKante is undoubtedly one of the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League and the Frenchman is said to be attracting serious attention from Inter Milan in the Italian topflight.
According to The Sun, Kante could link up with Antonio Conte at Inter Milan next summer as the Italian tactician believes that the acquisition of a workaholic midfielder like Kante can transform his team into serious title challengers.

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