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Lukaku on target in Inter win

Romelu Lukaku was on target again as Inter beat Serie C side Gozzano 2-0 on Sunday. Lukaku scored four goals on his Inter debut last weekend, but the focus since then has been on his weight. Nonetheless, the striker went some way towards answering critics a…

Report: Mandzukic-Bayern is off

Mario Mandzukic’s proposed return to Bayern Munich from Juventus has reportedly been called off. Mandzukic seemed to be on his way back to Bayern, with a move to Manchester United not happening and new Juve boss Maurizio Sarri preferring Gonzalo Higuain. Ho…

Lazio: Month out for Lazzari?

Lazio could be without new signing Manuel Lazzari for a month after he reportedly fractured a metacarpal bone in his right hand. According to Il Tempo, Lazzari pulled up midway through Lazio’s friendly with their Primavera team on Sunday morning. The newspa…

Balotelli: Thank you, Flamengo

Mario Balotelli has thanked Flamengo fans for their show of support after he chose to return to Italy with Brescia. Balotelli was in talks to join Flamengo, but the Brazilian club ultimately released a statement confirming they had been unable to agree a dea…

Galliani: Wanda victim of 'machismo'

Adriano Galliani claims Wanda Nara is a victim of ‘machismo’ in football, hopes Inter and Milan can reign again and would take Max Allegri over Jose Mourinho. Wanda has come in for heavy criticism as Icardi’s wife and agent, with many blaming her for the str…

Lecce go for Wilfried Bony?

Lecce have reportedly moved to sign Ivory Coast striker and free agent Wilfried Bony. Bony’s agent recently confirmed holding talks with Italian clubs, and Gazzetta dello Sport’s Nicolo Schira writes Lecce are ready to topple the competition. The Salentini …

Mancini makes Serie A predictions

Roberto Mancini feels Juventus are ‘by far’ the best team in Serie A, Inter need ‘a bit of time’ to catch up with Napoli and that Milan can be ‘surprise packages’. Mancini gave his Serie A predictions to Gazzetta dello Sport on Sunday, also passing judgment …

More Icardi woe for Inter

Mauro Icardi is reportedly still holding out for Juventus as it emerges Wanda Nara is demanding Inter let him train with the first team. Gazzetta dello Sport bore on its Sunday front page that Napoli were working on a deal to swap Arkadiusz Milik with Icardi…

'Juve already have Sarri's mentality'

Alex Sandro insists Juventus have already acquired Maurizio Sarri’s mentality after just one month of working together. Juventus won their second successive friendly on Saturday as they beat Triestina 1-0, and Alex Sandro believes his side are ready to win i…

Napoli face Campana competition?

Napoli reportedly face competition from Juventus, Milan and Real Madrid for Ecuadorian starlet Leonardo Campana. Campana seemed to be all set for Napoli, amidst speculation that a €5m deal had been agreed with his club Barcelona SC. However, AS claims the P…

PSG or Bayern for Emre Can?

Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich have both reportedly shown late interest in Juventus midfielder Emre Can. Juve’s inability to shift Sami Khedira or Blaise Matuidi has fuelled speculation that Emre Can could be sacrificed. Calciomercato.it goes into mo…

Napoli face Campana competition?

Napoli reportedly face competition from Juventus, Milan and Real Madrid for Ecuadorian starlet Leonardo Campana. Campana seemed to be all set for Napoli, amidst speculation that a €5m deal had been agreed with his club Barcelona SC. However, AS claims the P…