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Conte Reacts To Inter Milan Defeat Against Real Madrid
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Conte Reacts To Inter Milan Defeat Against Real Madrid

Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte has reacted to the 2-0 defeat against Real Madrid on matchday 4 of the Champions League. Conte feels the referee Anthony Taylor killed the game with the decision to give Arturo Vidal a marching order. The Chilean midfielder was not pleased with the decision of the referee not to have awarded him a penalty when he was caught by Raphael Varane in the penalty area, something the referee was not interested in. He was given a yellow card for his complaints and then handed another yellow card just moments later and given his marching orders by the English referee. “Honestly, don’t talk about refereeing, even if many times the referee must be intelligent and the game is like that,” he began his post-match press conference at San Siro following the de...
Messi Buys Penthouse Apartment In Milan
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Messi Buys Penthouse Apartment In Milan

Lionel Messi, reportedly bought a luxury apartment in the city of Milan, Italy. Based on reports SportMediaset, quoted from Football Italia On Tuesday (11/8/2020), Messi bought an apartment in Milan, which is located close to the residence of his father, Jorge. It is known, Jorge has indeed received a residence permit in Milan. The news about Messi buying a luxury apartment in Milan sounds reasonable, given his status as a football star with abundant wealth. But on the other hand, Messi’s decision to buy an apartment in Milan again raises hot news regarding his opportunity to join Inter Milan. Because, apart from being close to his father’s residence, the apartment that Messi bought was also not far from Inter Milan’s head office, which is located in the Porta Nuova area...
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Will Atalanta play into Salah & Mane’s hands?

Given the bold man marking style employed by the Italian side, they leave themselves at the risk of being torn apart by Liverpool's African frontmen As the dust on this season’s Champions League draw settled, groups B and D stood out as the 'Groups of Death'. Indeed, that query is undoubtedly subjective but Group D — comprising Liverpool, Ajax, Atalanta and Midtjylland — seemed more exciting than the former — containing Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter Milan and Borussia Monchengladbach….just. While it’s played out differently in reality so far, with the Ukraine and German side respectively sitting in first and second place, Atalanta vs Ajax last week finally saw Group D come alive...which has whet the appetite before the Serie A side host the Reds on Tuesday.
Real Madrid defender, Eder Militao tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Champions League clash with Inter Milan
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Real Madrid defender, Eder Militao tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Champions League clash with Inter Milan

Real Madrid have announced Eder Militao has tested positive for coronavirus ahead of their Champions League clash with Inter Milan.   The 22-year-old Brazilian will now undergo a mandatory period of self-isolation.   The club also revealed that no other positive results were recorded from the latest round of testing except Militao.   A statement from Madrid said: 'Real Madrid would like to inform that our player, Eder Militao, has tested positive in the COVID-19 tests carried out yesterday, Sunday morning.   'All the other players and the technical staff from the first team, as well as all the employees of the club who work directly with them, tested negative in that same test.   'The club would like to confirm once again that everyone...
A Year Ago, They Call Me Slow – Romelu Lukalu
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A Year Ago, They Call Me Slow – Romelu Lukalu

Former Manchester United striker Romelu Lukalu has hit back at those who criticized and called him lazy when he was at Manchester United. Romelu Lukaku played two seasons at Manchester United and his debut season was a success as the helped Manchester United reached the FA Cup final and also finish second in the Premier League. However, his second season wasn't the best as many questioned his form and his ability to lead the United line. Lukaku was later sold to Inter Milan after new coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed he will be working with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial to lead the United attack. Since joining Inter Milan, Lukaku has rediscovered his form as has been a big success for the Serie A side. Speaking with The Times, Lukaku revealed how he was called slow at ...
Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins Joins Wuhan FC
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Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins Joins Wuhan FC

Former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins, has joined Chinese Super League side Wuhan FC on a one-year deal. The 35-year-old joined Wuhan on a free after his contract with Shanghai Shenhua was terminated last week. Martins had previously played for Inter Milan, Newcastle, Wolfsburg, Rubin Kazan, Birmingham, Levante and Seattle Sounders in the Major League Soccer. Wuhan are currently fourth in the CSL Group B table with 16 points from 11 games. Martins could make his debut when they face Chongqing Dangdai Lifan in their next game away.
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Sevilla Trash Inter Milan To Win Their Sixth Europa Title

Sevilla won the Europa League for a sixth time as Diego Carlos’s overhead kick deflected in off Romelu Lukaku 16 minutes from time to beat Inter Milan 3-2 in a thrilling final in Cologne. Carlos and Lukaku’s evening had got off to a very different start as the defender hauled the Belgian striker down and he converted the resulting penalty to put Inter in front after just five minutes. Two Luuk De Jong headers turned the game around for Sevilla, but Diego Godin quickly levelled in a four-goal first half. However, Italy’s wait for a first European trophy in a decade, and Inter’s nine-year trophy drought, goes on after Lukaku could not stop Carlos’s spectacular strike on another famous Europa League night for Sevilla. Antonio Conte’s men will have a case that the Sevilla defe...
Inter 5-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Martinez And Lukaku At The Double As Nerazzurri Set For Final With Seville
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Inter 5-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Martinez And Lukaku At The Double As Nerazzurri Set For Final With Seville

Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku each scored twice as Inter made their first European final since 2010 in style. Inter will face Sevilla in the Europa League final as doubles from Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku helped dispatch Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0 in Dusseldorf. Five-time winners Sevilla came from behind to beat Manchester United on Sunday, and Antonio Conte’s side joined them in the final with a rampant victory – Martinez and Lukaku the stars.
Europa League: Bruno Fernandes Leads Goal Scoring Chart as Lukaku Breaks two Records
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Europa League: Bruno Fernandes Leads Goal Scoring Chart as Lukaku Breaks two Records

Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes is now the leading goal scorer so far in the Europa League with seven goals (five with Sporting Lisbon, two with Man United). The Portugal international scored the only goal in Man United’s 1-0 victory over Copenhagen after 120minutes in the last-8 final tie on Monday night to qualify Man United to the semi-final, where they will face the winner between Wolves and Sevilla. Since the beginning of the 2019/20 Europa League, Fernandes has had a direct hand in 21 goals (13 goals, eight assists) in the tournament – more than any other player this term. Meanwhile, Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku, broke two Europa League records after scoring a goal in his side’s 2-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen in the last-8 final tie on Monday nigh...
Europa League: Teams Man Utd, Inter Milan will Face in Semi-finals Revealed
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Europa League: Teams Man Utd, Inter Milan will Face in Semi-finals Revealed

Manchester United will face the winner of the Europa League quarter-final tie between Wolves and Sevilla in the last four. The Red Devils on Monday night defeated a spirited FC Copenhagen side 1-0. The only goal of the match came in the 97th minute of play, after both teams failed to score within regulation time. Inter Milan emerged as the second semi-finalist in the other game of the night. Nicolo Barella and Romelu Lukaku gave the Serie A side a two-goal lead within 23 minutes. Although Kai Havertz pulled one back before the break, the match ended without any more goals. Inter await the winner between Basel and Shakhtar Donestk.
Europa League Fixtures: Man Utd, Inter Milan in action as Quarter-finals Begin
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Europa League Fixtures: Man Utd, Inter Milan in action as Quarter-finals Begin

The Europa League quarter-finals kick off on Monday. This year, teams that have qualified for the last eight, will play in a mini-knockout tournament in Germany. Each team plays a one-legged tie instead of the regular two for a slot in the semi-final. On Monday, Inter Milan take on Bayer Leverkusen and Manchester United face FC Copenhagen. Wolverhampton Wanderers clas with Sevilla on Tuesday, while Basel play Shakhtar Donetsk. The semi-finals will be played on August 16 and 17. MONDAY, AUGUST 1020:00 Inter vs Bayer Leverkusen20:00 Manchester United vs FC Koebenhavn TUESDAY, AUGUST 1120:00 Shakhtar Donetsk vs Basel20:00 Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Sevilla
Barcelona President Gives Latest Update on Inter Milan striker, Lautaro Martinez
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Barcelona President Gives Latest Update on Inter Milan striker, Lautaro Martinez

Barcelona’s president, Josep Bartomeu, has disclosed that the club have held discussion with Inter Milan over a transfer move for striker, Lautaro Martinez. DAILY POST had reported that Martinez is one of Barcelona’s top targets this summer, but the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic means they are unlikely to meet the player’s £97million buy-out clause. “We held conversations with Inter a few weeks ago [over a transfer for Lautaro Martinez], but the negotiations are not ongoing at the moment. We are evaluating things,” Bartomeu told TV3. “The league and the Champions League are not finished, so we have to evaluate our priorities. We have also to make considerations on internal factors to face the crisis that the club is facing. “Right now, we cannot think about maki...
Ronaldo Welcomes Alexis Sanchez to Club
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Ronaldo Welcomes Alexis Sanchez to Club

Valladolid’s president, Ronaldo de Lima, has welcomed Inter Milan striker, Alexis Sanchez to join the club once the summer’s transfer window opens. Sanchez is currently on a season-long loan move at Inter Milan from Manchester United. The Chilean international has failed to shine at Old Trafford, following a swap deal move from Arsenal in January 2018. The 31-year-old scored only three times in 32 Premier League matches for Man United, before leaving for Italy. But Ronaldo has now offered Sanchez the chance to revive his career at the Spanish La Liga club. “Alexis Sanchez has succeeded wherever he’s gone,” Manchester Evening News quoted Ronaldo as saying. “He has a lot of quality. “If he doesn’t succeed at Inter, Valladolid will open their door...
Ghana defender Attamah backs teammate Partey to leave Atletico Madrid for Arsenal
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Ghana defender Attamah backs teammate Partey to leave Atletico Madrid for Arsenal

The Turkey-based player speaks on the future of his Black Stars colleague Ghana international Joseph Attamah Larweh will be happy to see compatriot Thomas Teye Partey make a transfer move to Arsenal in the summer. Currently on the books of Atletico Madrid, Partey has become the subject of transfer speculation following a run of fine performances for the side in the Spanish capital. Aside from Arsenal, there is also Manchester United, Chelsea, Juventus, Inter Milan, Bayern Munich and PSG linked with the Ghanaian.
Why Lampard May Bring Back Victor Moses to Play for Chelsea this Season
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Why Lampard May Bring Back Victor Moses to Play for Chelsea this Season

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, may call on Victor Moses to help the team out if an emergency happens, the Daily Mail reports. Moses is currently on loan at Inter Milan from the Blues. The former Super Eagles winger signed a loan deal with the Serie A side until June 30, 2020. Players such as Moses, Alexis Sanchez, and Chris Smalling who are returning on loan, will be blocked from Premier League action, but will only be allowed to play in an emergency. “We’ve been told it will take a situation where the goalkeeper has to play center-forward or the center-forward has to go in goal for these players to be allowed to play. “A lot of players will be in limbo over the next couple of months and will probably have to train at home for a period,” the report...
San Lorenzo chief Manas insists no offers for Inter Milan target Gaich
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San Lorenzo chief Manas insists no offers for Inter Milan target Gaich

San Lorenzo chief Norberto Manas insists no offers have arrived for Adolfo Gaich. The Argentina international striker is interesting Inter Milan. “Officially, we have not received any formal proposal for Gaich. We know there is interest, but no offer has arrived," Manas said'. Gaich has a contract with San Lorenzo until the end of next season. He is being linked with Inter as a replacement for Barcelona target Lautaro Martinez
Football legend, Samuel Eto’o reveals how a local game in his city convinced his parents to allow him to play football
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Football legend, Samuel Eto’o reveals how a local game in his city convinced his parents to allow him to play football

Cameroonian Football legend, Samuel Eto'o has revealed how a local game in his city convinced his parents to allow him to play football. During his stellar career, Eto'o, who played for Real Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Chelsea, and Everton amassed three Champions League titles, three La Liga crowns, two Copa del Reys, Serie A, the Coppa Italia twice and the FIFA Club World Cup. But while growing up, he used to hide from his parents to go play football because they thought football was a sport for those that had no interest going to school. He said the major break happened when his father accidentally saw him played so well in a local game in his city, and that was how he got convinced and allowed him to continue playing football. I lived and breathed football – but my p...
Inter Milan hero Bergomi happy with Icardi PSG sale
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Inter Milan hero Bergomi happy with Icardi PSG sale

Inter Milan hero Beppe Bergomi has welcomed Mauro Icardi's sale to PSG. On Sunday Icardi was signed permanently by PSG, for a reported €50m plus €8m in bonuses – on top of the €13m paid for the loan spell. “Inter had already made their decision on Icardi last year," club legend and 1982 World Cup winner Bergomi told Sky Sport Italia. “Considering the way the situation had evolved, I think PSG represent the best choice for all concerned. Icardi has joined a club that doesn't have the prestige of Inter, but it has won the Ligue 1 title and can technically still win the Champions League. “Meanwhile, Romelu Lukaku has done a fantastic job of replacing Icardi, so everyone is happy."
French champions, PSG confirms Permanent signing of Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan following successful loan spell
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French champions, PSG confirms Permanent signing of Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan following successful loan spell

Paris Saint-Germain has confirmed the signing of striker Mauro Icardi from Inter Milan following his successful loan spell. The Argentina international, 27, signed a four-year deal with PSG which runs until June 30, 2024, after the French club agreed to pay a fee of €50m (£45m) with €7m (£6.2m) in add-ons for Icardi, who first joined them on loan from Inter on September 2. Icardi scored 20 goals in 31 matches in all competitions before the French season was officially ended on 30 April because of the Coronavirus pandemic. A statement issued by the Inter Milan club on Sunday, read: ‘The statement read: ‘FC Internazionale Milano announces the transfer of Mauro Icardi to Paris Saint-Germain FC: the striker, born in 1993, has permanently moved to the French club. ‘The Club than...
Agent of Inter Milan target Adolfo Gaich reveals Serie A ambitions
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Agent of Inter Milan target Adolfo Gaich reveals Serie A ambitions

San Lorenzo striker Adolfo Gaich would welcome a move to Italy, says his agent. The 21-year-old has been linked with Inter Milan, Atalanta and Roma this year. “He would like a transfer to Italy, but he is targeted by many clubs," agent Pablo Caro told Calciomercato.it. “There is a release clause worth €13m, but he could be signed for less than that." Gaich scored five goals in 12 Superliga games for San Lorenzo this season
COVID-19: Victor Moses Value Drops as Inter Milan Eye Deal
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COVID-19: Victor Moses Value Drops as Inter Milan Eye Deal

Inter Milan have made it clear they are not ready to pay £10.75million for Victor Moses, the UK Sun reports. The former Nigeria international is owned by Chelsea and Inter have informed the Premier League side they value him at £6m. The Serie A club believe the financial impact of the COVID-19, means there is no plenty of money to spend this summer. Moses currently has one year left on his Chelsea deal. Inter coach, Antonio Conte, has proposed that the winger should be loaned again for whole of the 2020/2021 season, but the Blues are unlikely to agree to that. Moses has been loaned out to five different clubs since joining Chelsea in 2012 including Liverpool, Stoke City, West Ham, Fenerbahce and Inter.
Inter Milan go for Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen
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Inter Milan go for Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen

Inter Milan are moving for Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen. Off contract next month, there's resignation at Spurs that Vertonghen will leave when his deal expires. Tuttosport says Inter have been maintaining a watching brief on the Belgian's situation and are now ready to table a contract offer. Inter coach Antonio Conte is a fan of Vertonghen and is eager to bring him to Italy for next season. And for his part, the prospect of a realistic title challenge with Inter is attractive to the experienced defender
Brazil’s Ronaldo is the Greatest Striker of all Time – Samuel Eto’o
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Brazil’s Ronaldo is the Greatest Striker of all Time – Samuel Eto’o

Four-time African of the Footballer of the Year, Samuel Eto'o, has expressed his admiration for the Brazil legend, Ronaldo. According to Samuel Eto’o, two-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo, renowned for his goalscoring exploits for Brazil and at club level for Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSV, and Inter Milan in a career that totalled 18 years, is the greatest striker of all time. Ronaldo, won two Fifa World Cups, in 1994 and 2002, and was crowned the Fifa World Player of the Year thrice, while winning the Ballon d'Or in 1997 and 2002. According to Eto'o he is the greatest African player ever, but Ronaldo nicknamed 'El Fenomeno' - a Portuguese word meaning the Phenomenon, is the greatest striker of all time. "The best of all was Ronaldo, 'O Fenomeno',” Eto’o was quoted as sayi...
‘The best of all’ – Eto’o names Brazil legend Ronaldo as only player better than him
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‘The best of all’ – Eto’o names Brazil legend Ronaldo as only player better than him

The four-time African of the Footballer of the Year expressed his admiration for the Brazil legend, whom he described as the best striker of all time Samuel Eto’o believes two-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo is the greatest striker of all time. Ronaldo was renowned for his goalscoring exploits for Brazil and at club level for Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSV, and Inter Milan with hundreds of goals in a professional career that spanned 18 years. Aside from his success at club level, the 43-year-old won two Fifa World Cups, in 1994 and 2002, and was crowned the Fifa World Player of the Year thrice, while winning the Ballon d'Or in 1997 and 2002.
Victor Moses: Inter Milan Makes one Request from Chelsea
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Victor Moses: Inter Milan Makes one Request from Chelsea

Inter Milan have reportedly asked Chelsea to drop their asking price for winger, Victor Moses. According to Italian newspaper, Calcio Mercato, the Nezarrurri are unwilling to match Chelsea’s €12 million price tag for the former Nigerian international. The Italian Serie A giants will require the Blues to drop their evaluation of the 29-year-old if he is to complete a permanent switch to Inter this summer. Inter Milan manager, Antonio Conte, remains eager to sign Moses on a permanent deal at the end of his loan deal at San Siro. Recall that Moses joined Inter from Chelsea on loan last January transfer window. He had made seven appearances for Inter across all competitions so far this season before the Serie A was suspended due to the spread of COVID-19 ...
African great’ Kwadwo Asamoah let down by playing position in Caf Player of the Year pursuit – Laryea
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African great’ Kwadwo Asamoah let down by playing position in Caf Player of the Year pursuit – Laryea

The 2008 Afcon star speaks on the career of his former international colleague who has made a name for himself at Juventus and Inter Milan Former Ghana international Laryea Kingston believes Inter Milan ace Kwadwo Asamoah rates among the greatest African footballers ever but believes the utility man has been let down by his playing position. At 31, Asamoah, who is reportedly set for a move to Turkish side Fenerbahce or Galatasaray when the transfer window opens in the summer, is nearing the twilight of his career after time on the pitch for some of the biggest clubs in the world, including Juventus. The former Udinese attacker has had a glittering career, having won Serie A on six occasions with Juventus, the Coppa Italia four times and the Italian Super Cup in 2012, 2013 and 2015.
Inter Milan ‘discipline Romelu Lukaku’ after being left angered by his comments
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Inter Milan ‘discipline Romelu Lukaku’ after being left angered by his comments

Inter Milan have reportedly disciplined Romelu Lukaku after the Italian giants were left angered by the striker’s ‘misleading and confusing claims’ that ’23 out of 25 players’ suffered with coronavirus symptoms in January. Lukaku made a stunning revelation on Tuesday that ’23 out of 25 their squad were ill with a cough and a fever’ over the New Year. However, they were not tested for Covid-19- even though centre back Milan Skriniar almost fainted and had to be substituted during one game. And the former Manchester United forward has been spoken to by Inter for his comments, according to AS. Inter Milan have reportedly disciplined Romelu Lukaku’ after being left angered by the striker’s ‘misleading and confusing claims’ that ’23 out of 25 players’ suffered with Covid-19 symptoms ...
Chelsea delighted as Coutinho WANTS Blues move
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Chelsea delighted as Coutinho WANTS Blues move

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho WANTS to join Chelsea this summer. Sport says talks between Chelsea and Barca have already kicked off over a fee for the Brazil international, who is in full approval of the move. Chelsea first made their move after learning Bayern Munich would not be turning Coutinho's loan into a permanent transfer. Barca's initial asking price put to the Blues was for €90m - however, Chelsea are insisting that is too steep. The Londoners believe they hold a double advantage in negotiations, knowing Coutinho wants the move to happen - and also that Barca need to raise cash to help fund their priority transfer target - Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez. A figure closer to €60m would be welcomed by Chelsea chiefs.
Inter Milan Reportedly Interested In Signing Anthony Martial As Replacement For Sought After Lautaro Martinez
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Inter Milan Reportedly Interested In Signing Anthony Martial As Replacement For Sought After Lautaro Martinez

Serie A Giant Inter Milan are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United’s Anthony Martial this summer, according to reports With Barcelona and a host of other clubs looking to snap Arsgentine Striker Lautaro Martinez away from the San Siro this Summer, Inter Milan are likely to look for a replacement. According to Italian Outlet – Gazzatta Dello Sport, Inter Milan Boss Antonio Conte has identified the French a International as the perfect replacement for the highly sought after Argentine. Martial, this season has found some form at Manchester United, especially after the departures of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez to Antonio Conte’s Inter. The 24 year old has scored 16 goals in 34 appearances in all competitions, playing a more central attacking role for Ole Gun...
Agent declares Chelsea, Man City want Barcelona target Lautaro Martinez
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Agent declares Chelsea, Man City want Barcelona target Lautaro Martinez

The agent of Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez has warned Barcelona they won't have a free run at the Argentine. Martinez's agent Alberto Yaque has revealed that the race is now on to sign one of the hottest properties in football after four of Europe's top clubs declared their interest in the Argentine forward. Yaque is quoted by the Mirror: “The truth is that apart from Barcelona, I received calls from Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City. “There is nothing official at the moment because Lautaro is very good at Inter." Pep Guardiola wants to pair Martinez with his Argentina team-mate Sergio Aguero. Frank Lampard believes the man capped 17 times for his country can add some firepower to an attack that has missed Eden Hazard. Barca want Martinez to replace Luis Sua...
Chelsea, Inter Milan target Musso: I’m honoured by the interest
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Chelsea, Inter Milan target Musso: I’m honoured by the interest

Udinese goalkeeper Juan Musso is staying calm about outside transfer interest. The Argentine has been tracked by Chelsea and Inter Milan this season. Musso told Racingmaniacos.com.ar: "I have read several things about it, but I don't know anything about it. "I am calm because we still don't know when the season will resume. I am honoured by the interest but for now I don't know anything. "If they will propose something interesting for me and the club, I'll think about it."
Inter Milan hero Materazzi: Balotelli is number one, he’s a great guy
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Inter Milan hero Materazzi: Balotelli is number one, he’s a great guy

Inter Milan Treble winner Marco Materazzi won't hear criticism of Mario Balotelli. The Brescia striker began his career alongside Materazzi at Inter. Materazzi said of Balotelli in a Q&A: "Mario is number one, he's a great guy. "It's that sometimes I had to give something to him, once he arrived with AC Milan socks on and I cut them all up. Once with Barcelona he went crazy and I, well, I told him that I'd beat him. But I love him too much. "Mario is not a bad guy, he is a good guy, a big boy."
West Ham make Felicevich contact for Man Utd striker Alexis
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West Ham make Felicevich contact for Man Utd striker Alexis

West Ham United have made a move for Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez. The Chile international, on £550,000-a-week at United, is on-loan this season with Inter Milan, which have no plans of retaining him. FCInterNews.it says West Ham have made enquiries to sign Alexis this summer. The Hammers have come forward and have been in touch with the winger's agent Fernando Felicevich to probe the possibility of signing him. United will jump at the chance of clearing Alexis off the books, with little chance of the veteran finding a place in their plans next season.
Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku: I’m better for leaving Man Utd
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Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku: I’m better for leaving Man Utd

Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku insists he's a better player for leaving Manchester United. Speaking to former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry on an Instagram Live, Lukaku said he is working hard to make sure his game is about more than just goals. "When you mature, it's not only about yourself anymore," Lukaku said. "Scoring is my drug, that's what I live on. But the older you get, you have to use your intelligence, I am a student of the game. "I think if I want to help my team, I have to be capable to give assists. It cannot just be me [scoring], it has to be the guy next to you. Everyone has to feel important. "If I cannot shoot myself, I will always look for the last pass."
Ancelotti pushing Everton to bid big for Torino striker Belotti
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Ancelotti pushing Everton to bid big for Torino striker Belotti

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti is chasing a deal for Torino striker Andrea Belotti. Tuttosport says Ancelotti wants the Toffees to make a bid worth around €60m for Belotti. The 26-year-old has 15 goals from 31 games in all competitions for Torino this season, including six goals from his six Europa League outings, and Ancelotti is said to be keen to bring him to Goodison Park. Despite interest from Inter Milan, Napoli and Roma, it is Everton's offer which is currently the most attractive to Torino. However, the Serie A side remain reluctant to lose their star man.
Barcelona offering Lautaro Martinez €49M deal to quit Inter Milan
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Barcelona offering Lautaro Martinez €49M deal to quit Inter Milan

Barcelona are willing to offer Lautaro Martinez a massive contract to tempt him from Inter Milan. Tuttosport reports Barça are willing to offer Argentina international Lautaro, who has been given the thumbs up from his Albiceleste teammate Leo Messi, a seven-year deal with an annual wage of €7m - €3m more than the renewal offer he has on the table from Inter. The contract will consist of a five-year fixed arrangement with the option of two additional seasons until 2027. Inter have resigned themselves to the loss of the in-demand striker this summer, with his agent Alberto Yaqué admitting that he is in contact with other clubs. Inter won't just hand Lautaro away and his minimum release clause of €111m can only be activated until the middle of July. Inter won't budge on that valu...
Agent: Why Chelsea blocked Inter Milan move for Giroud
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Agent: Why Chelsea blocked Inter Milan move for Giroud

An agent involved in Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud's on-off move to Italy has explained why he's still in London. Luca Antonini admits Inter Milan did all they could to sign the Frenchman in January. “The deal did not get completed because of Chelsea. They had to find a replacement before letting Giroud go but couldn't find a suitable player and this is why Inter couldn't sign him," he told Calciomercato.com. “The future cannot be known. Due to the Coronavirus situation we are talking about everything except the market. At this moment none of us want to start negotiations. There are people who are sick, who are dying every day, and honestly it is not very nice to think about this kind of thing at this time. “Giroud is an exemplary, incredible professional and he has not said a...
Man Utd forced to pay Alexis Sanchez £1.1million
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Man Utd forced to pay Alexis Sanchez £1.1million

Manchester United will be forced to pay Alexis Sanchez a £1.1million loyalty bonus, upon his return from Inter Milan, the UK Sun reports. Sanchez is currently on loan at the Serie A club, after enduring a miserable spell at Old Trafford since his move from Arsenal. The Chilean attacker is on a massive £400,000-per-week with United, who are paying part of his wages while he is with Inter. However, the Red Devils were hoping the Nerrazurri would make the move permanent. But Inter boss, Antonio Conte, does not want to keep Sanchez due to his poor form. Sanchez’s return to United will activate a clause in his initial contract, with the 31-year-old entitled to the seven-figure bonus in July.
Coronavirus: Inter Milan’s Moses and Crystal Palace’s Schlupp training hard at home
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Coronavirus: Inter Milan’s Moses and Crystal Palace’s Schlupp training hard at home

The African stars are doing their best to keep their good shape despite the suspension of football due to Covid-19 Inter Milan defender Victor Moses and Crystal Palace defender Jeffrey Schlupp are training at home following the closure of their club facilities as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of coronavirus. Both players shared images of them using exercise bicycles in their homes as they continue to stay active during this football hiatus. Moses is reportedly back in England after leaving Italy on Wednesday at the end of Inter Milan's compulsory 14-day quarantine.
Footballer Ashley Young Offers Advice on Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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Footballer Ashley Young Offers Advice on Staying Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Former Manchester United captain, Ashley Young has shared an advice on how to stay safe amid the coronavirus pandemic which has halted activities in some countries around the world. The 34-year-old English footballer who now plays for Inter Milan which is in the heart of Europe's worst-affected region, stated that a supermarket is most likely where people get infected with the virus. Ashley Young tweeted; Hi everyone, just wanted to share my thoughts given I'm currently living in Italy, the epicentre of the virus. Realistically a supermarket is now your main risk at spreading this virus and even catching it. Speaking with family and friends at home it sounds like going to get food is just crazy. Remember, lockdown means lockdown! In Italy going to the supermarket is surp...
I Tried to Bring Ronaldo to Inter Milan – Mazzola
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I Tried to Bring Ronaldo to Inter Milan – Mazzola

Former Inter Milan Director, Sandro Mazzola, has disclosed he wanted to sign Juventus star, Cristiano Ronaldo, during the Portuguese’s time at Manchester United but his counsel was overlooked. According to Mazzola, Inter Milan would have landed Ronaldo to San Siro for an affordable amount, but one of the club’s chiefs said the forward isn’t worth all the money. “I wanted to bring Cristiano Ronaldo to Inter Milan when he was with Manchester United and long before his move to Real Madrid. “At the time it was an affordable amount, I proposed his name to the Nerazzurri management, but I was not listened to, and one of them, in particular, said he was not worth all that money,” Mazzola told Italian news outlet, Twikie. Ronaldo, 35, is widely considered one of the greatest player...
Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrates Himself After Reaching 1000 Games
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Cristiano Ronaldo Celebrates Himself After Reaching 1000 Games

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo on Monday, said he was proud after reaching 1000 games in his career so far. The 35-year-old also gave special tributes to his teammates, coaches, fans, family, and friends for helping him to achieve the record. The Portugal captain reached the milestone in Juventus’ 2-0 victory against Inter Milan in Serie A on Sunday. The Bianconeri defeated Inter Milan at the Allianz Stadium, thanks to two goals from Aaron Ramsey and Paulo Dybala. Ronaldo, in a tweet on his official Twitter page, wrote: “So proud to reach 1000 official games in my career with a very important victory that put us on the top of the table again. “Thank you to all my teammates, coaches, my family & friends and to my fans that helped me to reach this great achievemen...
Aubameyang Reveals What will Happen if he Doesn’t Win Trophies
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Aubameyang Reveals What will Happen if he Doesn’t Win Trophies

Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has said he will still be regarded as a top striker, even if he never wins any trophy. Aubameyang is currently the Premier League’s joint-top goalscorer with 17 goals. The 30-year-old has been linked with a summer exit and clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona and Inter Milan are interested. Aubameyang will have only one year left on his current deal by the end of the season and is yet to win silverware since joining the Gunners in January 2018. The FA Cup represents this season’s last chance for Aubameyang to win his first trophy in England and he is yet to win a league title in his career, despite spending more than four years at Borussia Dortmund. “I’m a striker so I will defend my side – I don’t think you need trophies to be a ...
Inter Milan Vs Juventus Match Postponed Due To Coronavirus Scare, 3 Italian Footballers Test Positive
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Inter Milan Vs Juventus Match Postponed Due To Coronavirus Scare, 3 Italian Footballers Test Positive

Cristiano Ronaldo will be off-duty on Sunday after Juventus’ Serie A encounter against Inter Milan was postponed by the League’s FA on Saturday due to the increasing spread of coronavirus in Italy. Ronaldo joined Juventus in a 100M Pounds deal from Real Madrid in 2018 and went on to reach a milestone of 1000 competitive games for country and club when his side faced SPAL on February 22 before losing to Lyon in the UEFA Champions League. Five Serie A games were scheduled to hold behind closed doors on matchday 26 but the FA made a U-turn on their decision 24 hours after Serie C’s Pianese FC player King Udoh got infected by the virus. The decision had been taken in response to the “exceptional circumstances concerning protection of public health and security”, the league said. ...
Coronavirus: Juventus to Play Inter Milan Behind Closed Doors
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Coronavirus: Juventus to Play Inter Milan Behind Closed Doors

Sunday’s Serie A fixture between Juventus and Inter Milan will be played behind close doors because of the coronavirus outbreak in Europe. DAILY POST recalls that confirmed cases of the Coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, has been reported in Italy as more than 400 people have been infected. Almost all the cases are reported in northern Italy. Juventus confirmed this in a statement on its official website on Thursday. Maurizio Sarri’s men head to the game following a 1-0 defeat to Lyon in the Champions League round of 16 first leg encounter on Wednesday. “Juventus vs. Inter, scheduled for 20:45 on Sunday 1 March at the Allianz Stadium, will be played behind closed doors,” a club statement read. “Lega Serie A communicated, in compliance with the Decree of the President o...
Europa League Last 16: Clubs Man Utd, Inter Milan, Sevilla Will Play Revealed
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Europa League Last 16: Clubs Man Utd, Inter Milan, Sevilla Will Play Revealed

15 of the final 16 teams in this season’s Europa League were determined on Thursday night. They are: Basel, Copenhagen, Getafe, Inter Milan, Basaksehir, LASK, Bayer Leverkusen, Manchester United, Olympiacos, Rangers, Roma, Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk, Wolves and Wolfsburg. The final last-32 fixture between Salzburg and Frankfurt, was called off because of weather problems. The draw for the last 16 takes place on Friday 28 February at UEFA headquarters. There are no seedings and no country protection, so teams can face opposition from the same national association. The first legs will take place Thursday, 12 March, with the second legs on Thursday 19 March.
Coronavirus: Ludogorets Players Wear Masks As They Arrive Italy To Face Inter Milan
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Coronavirus: Ludogorets Players Wear Masks As They Arrive Italy To Face Inter Milan

Ludogorets players wore medical face masks and gloves when they arrived in Italy for their Europa League match against Inter Milan on Thursday. The last-32 second-leg tie will be played behind closed doors at the San Siro because of the threat of coronavirus spreading. Eleven towns in northern Italy are in lockdown after the outbreak. Antonio Conte's Inter hold a 2-0 advantage over the Bulgarian team from last week's first-leg clash. Inter were one of four Serie A clubs to postpone their game last weekend with more league matches affected this weekend. Five games, including Juventus versus Inter in Turin on Sunday, will be played without any fans. A number of Italian sporting events have been affected and on Wednesday it was announced that Ireland's men's and women's Six...
Inter Milan expected to play Europa League tie behind closed doors due to Coronavirus Outbreak
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Inter Milan expected to play Europa League tie behind closed doors due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Inter Milan are expected to play their home Europa League last-32 match against Ludogorets behind closed doors because of fears about the spread of coronavirus. Inter were one of four Serie A clubs to postpone their weekend game. Talks have been taking place between the club, Italian government officials and European football's governing body Uefa about Thursday's fixture. With 165, Italy has the largest number of cases of the virus in Europe. Many schools and colleges have been closed in Milan on Monday, although the local transport system is operating. More than 600 Ludogorets fans were due to travel from Bulgaria for Thursday's Europa League last-32 first-leg match at the San Siro (20:00 GMT kick-off). It is not known whether any restrictions will be applied to Sun...
Arteta Speaks on Aubameyang Leaving Arsenal After 3-2 Win Over Everton
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Arteta Speaks on Aubameyang Leaving Arsenal After 3-2 Win Over Everton

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has said Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can be convinced to sign a new deal at the club. Aubameyang scored twice as the Gunners battled to a 3-2 win over Everton on Sunday. However, the Gabon striker will have only one year left on his current, when this season is over. Aubameyang has been linked with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan. But Arteta says he could yet remain at the Emirates. “They (other teams) are completely right to want him because he’s a superb player. He completely deserves to be liked by other teams but hopefully, we can convince him that this is the right place for him. And he has a future here. “You know he wants to play for the biggest club in the biggest tournament and be up there with the best players in the world...
Kanu Boasts of Ighalo’s Ability to Replace Lukaku at Old Trafford
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Kanu Boasts of Ighalo’s Ability to Replace Lukaku at Old Trafford

Arsenal legend, Kanu Nwankwo, has given reasons Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo, can replace former Red Devils star, Romelu Lukaku at Old Trafford. According to Kanu, Ighalo is durable and can score goals, adding that his game will improve Man United. Kanu said this ahead of Man United’s Premier League tie with Chelsea on Monday night at Stamford Bridge. Ighalo joined Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men from China on a six-month loan last month, while Lukaku left United for Inter Milan last year. “Yes, Odion Ighalo can replace Lukaku at Man United because he is strong and can score goals,” Kanu told Goal. “What Ighalo needs is the service from his teammates. “I am confident his game will improve United because the team has great players. “He is a great player that y...