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.
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.
Italian football club Lazio are interested in a deal for Paris Saint Germain (PSG) star LayvinKurzawa according to the latest reports in the Italian media.It was revealed that Lazio need help concerning the player's weekly wages as they want PSG to pay part of the salary.
Italian football publication La Gazzettadello Sport confirmed the interest of Lazio in French defender Kurzawa. He's said to be one of the targets in their quest to strengthen their defence ahead of the second half of the season. Kurzawa has played just nine minutes under manager Mauricio Pochettinothis season and he's keen to leave for greener pastures so as to get more playing time. Lazio manager Maurizio Sarri could offer Kurzawa more playing time at Lazio.
Sarri wanted to sign Kurzawa in a swap deal involving Mattia De Scigliowhen he was the Juventus manager last year until the deal collapsed.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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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.
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.
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.