Italian Football

Soccer: Juventus veteran Marchisio bids farewell to club after 25 years

(Reuters) - Juventus veteran midfielder Claudio Marchisio has ended his contract with the Serie A champions by mutual agreement after 25 years at the club, the Italian side said on Friday.<p>The 32-year-old, born and raised in Turin, made his professional debut in the second-tier Serie B in 2006 after …

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Arsenal confirm Joel Campbell leaves for Serie A side Frosinone on permanent deal

ARSENAL have confirmed Joel Campbell has joined Serie A side Frosinone on a permanent deal.<p>The Costa Rican, 26, has been at the club for seven years …

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Arsenal flop Gervinho returns to Europe at Parma

The Ivorian forward has penned a three-year deal with the Serie A outfit after being freed from his contract at CSL side Hebei China Fortune<p>Arsenal flop Gervinho is back in European football at Parma, with the Serie A side handing him a three-year contract.<p>Ahead of the transfer deadline for sides …

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OFFICIAL: Udinese complete William Troost-Ekong signing

The centre-back has swapped the Turkish Super Lig for the Serie A after completing his move to the Zebrette<p>Udinese have completed the signing of Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong from Bursaspor.<p><i>More to follow...</i>

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Ragnar Klavan leaves Liverpool after completing £2million transfer to Serie A side Cagliari

Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan has completed his £2million switch to Serie A side Cagliari.<p>The Estonian centre-back was keen to seek pastures new …

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Serie A giants Juventus and AC Milan 'in transfer battle for Manchester United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic'

AC Milan and Juventus are engaged in a transfer deadline day battle to sign Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, according to reports in Italy.<p>The transfer …

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African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Gervinho returns to Italy with Parma

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to African stars in the summer transfer market<p>Gervinho completes Parma switch<p>Gervinho has completed a return to Italian Serie A with Parma on a free transfer from Hebei China Fortune.<p>The Cote d'Ivoire international has penned a …

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Can Juventus star restore Serie A to its former glory?

Serie A can never be reduced to a one-man show and it simply cannot be all about Cristiano Ronaldo. Nevertheless, it is hard to understate the impact his arrival at Juventus has had on the league before a ball has even been kicked.

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Ronaldo debut & rest of Serie A to go ahead as Genoa & Sampdoria games postponed over bridge collapse

The league has agreed to call off the two matches involving the Genovese clubs but the weekend's remaining fixtures will proceed as planned<p>Lega Serie A has confirmed that, while Genoa and Sampdoria's season-openers have been postponed due to the tragic Ponte Morandi bridge collapse on Tuesday, the …

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AC Milan signs Uruguay midfielder Laxalt on deadline day

MILAN (AP) — AC Milan signed midfielder Diego Laxalt from Genoa on the last day of the Italian transfer window Friday, while forward Gervinho returned to Europe with Parma and Juventus released veteran midfielder Claudio Marchisio.<p>Laxalt won plaudits for his play on the left side of midfield as he …

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WatchESPN: Live Sports, Game Replays, Video Highlights

4:00 PM<p>Coeur D'Alene, ID vs. Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (Little League World Series)<p>6:00 PM<p>Arraijan, Panama vs. British Columbia, Canada (Little League …

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Sunday’s opponents: Spal

It’s nearly time to go again for Semplici’s Spal side, who well aware of last year’s achievement, will once again be seeking to secure Serie A …

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Leicester City Winger Set for Surprise Loan Switch to Serie B Side as Italian Season Kicks Off

Leicester's Polish winger Bartosz Kapustka is set for a medical in Italy on Friday ahead of a loan move to Benevento.<p>According to Sky Sport Italia …

Sports

5 Serie A prospects ready for a breakout 2018-19 season

Every Serie A season gives us a few new names to learn.<p>With the new season almost upon us I thought it might be time to start looking at who those …

Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo news: Allegri promises Serie A debut against Chievo but warns victory is no guarantee

The Portuguese star will make his first appearance in Serie A when the reigning champions begin their campaign at Verona on Saturday<p>Massimiliano …

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Sampdoria have found their new striker: Simone Zaza will be Marco Giampaolo's reinforcement. The forward returns to Serie A after two years spent in England and in Spain. Valencia ...

Sampdoria have found their new striker: Simone Zaza will be Marco Giampaolo's reinforcement. The forward returns to Serie A after two years spent in …

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Serie A transfer deadline day: David Ospina leaves Arsenal on Napoli loan ahead of €5 million transfer

The Colombia international goalkeeper has completed a move to Italy on Serie A deadline day after slipping down the pecking order at Emirates …

Soccer

Chris Ikonomidis nearing A-League return

Goal's resident spy reveals the talented Aussie is close to sealing a return to the A-League<p>After starring for Western Sydney Wanderers on loan last season, Chris Ikonomidis is inching towards a move back to the A-League.<p><b>The Covert Agent</b> can reveal the 23-year-old is close to sealing a release from …

Soccer

OFFICIAL: Barcelona agree Marlon deal with Sassuolo

The defender is the latest player to departBarcelona confirmed on Thursday they have agreed a €6 million deal with Italian side Sassuolo for defender …

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Report Claims Leicester Defender's Move to Italy is Imminent With Player 'Ready to Leave'

centre-back Yohan Benalouane is reported as being "one step away" from signing for Italian outfit Parma.<p>According to Tuttosport (H/T Sport Witness), …

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Eps 3: Benvenuto Serie A & Emery Jelmaan Wenger

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Inter Milan Reportedly Will Not Chase Rafinha Even If Luka Modric Pursuit Fails

Inter Milan reportedly have no interest in signing Barcelona midfielder Rafinha Alcantara as an alternative to Real Madrid's Luka Modric, who is said to be the Nerazzurri's sole focus for a late midfield signing.<p>Luciano Spalletti's side are in a race against the clock to seal Modric's signature …

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Inter Manager Spalletti The 3rd Best Paid Coach In Serie A

Following his contract extension to the end of the 2020/21 season, which was signed yesterday, Inter manager Luciano Spalletti is the third best paid …

Why Serie A Is the League No One Wants to Miss This Season

While the rest of us were absorbed in the thrill of France's FIFA World Cup final win over Croatia, Cristiano Ronaldo touched down at a Turin airport in his private jet.<p>He stepped down to the tarmac, dressed casually in a Nike T-shirt and denim jeans with a holdall over his shoulder and his family …

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Cagliari loan North Korean striker Han to Serie B side Perugia

North Korean striker Kwang-Son Han has been loaned back by Serie A side Cagliari to Serie B club Perugia, both teams confirmed on Wednesday.<p>The 19-year-old, the first North Korean to play in Serie A for Cagliari in 2017, spent half of last season on loan with Perugia, scoring a hat-trick on his …

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores again as Juventus warm up for new Serie A season with thumping 8-0 win against Under 23s in training

Cristiano Ronaldo has continued to hit the ground running at Juventus and got himself on the score-sheet against in an 8-0 drubbing of the Under-23 …

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How ESPN landed Serie A — and Ronaldo

ESPN and IMG had already concluded much of their Serie A media rights negotiations when a news item of interest popped up last month in sports news …

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Joel Campbell 'to join Serie A club' after failing to make the grade at Arsenal

Joel Campbell will bring to an end a frustrating seven years at Arsenal when he joins Serie A side Frosinone.<p>The striker joined the Gunners in 2011 …

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FIFA 19 cover shows promising signs for the future of Serie A

The notorious FIFA game has impacted the perception of many soccer teams and leagues, but now it’s Serie A’s time to shine all over again.<p>Cristiano …

Soccer

Criscito: I was on Genoa bridge shortly before collapse

Italy defender Domenico Criscito says he crossed the Ponte Morandi Bridge in Genoa 10 minutes before it collapsed, with dozens of people feared to …

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