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Conte given protection after threats | Football Italia – Football Italia

Inter coach Antonio Conte is reportedly receiving police protection after he was sent a bullet along with a threatening letter. According to the Corriere della Sera newspaper and the Gazzetta dello Sport, Conte received an envelope containing a series of anonymous threats and a bullet. This is a well-known act of intimidation, with bullets recently…

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Lucescu: ‘Costa has Mbappe quality’ | Football Italia – Football Italia

Juventus winger Douglas Costa “has no reason to envy Kylian Mbappe”, according to former Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu. Costa scored a stoppage-time winner for Juve against Lokomotiv Moscow in style midweek, dribbling past three defenders, completing a give-and-go and beating another two men before nutmegging the goalkeeper. After watching that goal, Lucescu likened the…

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Ancelotti and squad rebel at Napoli? | Football Italia – Football Italia

Carlo Ancelotti refused to speak to the media and abandoned his contractually-obligated press conference after Napoli drew 1-1 with RB Salzburg, amid reports the squad rebelled against a training retreat.  A win would’ve secured their place in the Round of 16 this evening, with two games to spare, but Hirving Lozano cancelled out an Erling…

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Balotelli: ‘No longer about football’ | Football Italia – Football Italia

Brescia striker Mario Balotelli hit back at Verona ultras, calling them “ignorant, small-minded people” and warning “this is not about football anymore.” Verona ultras chief Luca Castellini controversially told Radio Cafe earlier how the racial abuse suffered by Balotelli during Brescia’s 2-1 defeat at the Bentegodi was “folklore” and part of their fan “culture”. That…

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Bologna vs Inter | Football Italia – Football Italia

Romelu Lukaku scored twice, including a stoppage-time penalty, allowing Inter to overturn Bologna for a 2-1 victory at the Dall’Ara. Valentino Lazaro got his first start in a Nerazzurri jersey after his €22.5m transfer, having previously been given only two substitute appearances, but Kwadwo Asamoah, Alexis Sanchez and Danilo D’Ambrosio were injured, with Stefano Sensi…

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Roma rolling despite injury crisis | Football Italia – Football Italia

When you look at Roma’s current squad, there seems to be renewed depth in multiple positions – especially in midfield. It’s fair to say some of this depth has come from decent activity in recent transfer windows. But with the latest wave of injuries hitting the Giallorossi team, a considerable portion of the midfield -…

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EL: Roma robbed by ref howler | Football Italia – Football Italia

Nicolò Zaniolo’s first half header should’ve given Roma victory, but a stoppage-time penalty for non-existent handball gifted Borussia Monchengladbach a point. Follow all the action as it happens and give your views on the LIVEBLOG. Both teams were struggling with an injury crisis, so had to revamp their line-ups. Gianluca Mancini was moved into a…

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Juve raise to €75m for De Ligt? – Football Italia

Juventus could be about to match Ajax’s reported asking price of €75m for defender Matthijs de Ligt According to Gazzetta dello Sport’s Nicolo Schira, Juve have offered €67m for De Ligt but Ajax are not budging on their demands of €75m up front. However, Schira expects the Bianconeri to increase their bid ‘in the next…

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Sky Italia: Man Utd open talks to sign 25-year-old international star – Football-Talk
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Sky Italia: Man Utd open talks to sign 25-year-old international star – Football-Talk

By Fraser Crawford on June 19, 2019 Managers are working hard trying to strengthen their squads during the summer transfer window so we’ll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. Today, Man Utd are linked with Elseid Hysaj…. Manchester United have opened talks with Napoli over a potential deal for Elseid…

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Team Sky to become Team Ineos before Giro d’Italia and Tour de France after Britain’s richest man steps in – The Independent
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Team Sky to become Team Ineos before Giro d’Italia and Tour de France after Britain’s richest man steps in – The Independent

Team Sky will become Team Ineos before the Tour of Yorkshire and Giro d’Italia in May, and ahead of Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France defence, after a new sponsorship deal was announced with the petrochemical giant to keep the team alive.  Ineos is owned by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Britain’s richest man worth an estimated £21bn, who won the race to become…

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ADL: ‘Why win with €200m debt?’ – Football Italia

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis “fears nobody” in the Europa League, doubts Maurizio Sarri will last at Chelsea and insists Juventus success is pointless with “€200m debts.” The fiery patron spoke to Sky Sport Italia after the draw pitted them against RB Salzburg in the Round of 16. “Napoli fear nobody in the Europa League,…

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Ajax: Juve want De Ligt – Football Italia

Ajax have confirmed that Juventus are interested in signing teenage defender Matthijs de Ligt. De Ligt has been heavily linked with Juve for some time and Edwin van der Sar, a former Bianconeri goalkeeper who now works as Ajax’s general manager, confessed his old club were after the 19-year-old. “Will De Ligt go to Juventus?…

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Coppa Italia Internazionale Lazio free live stream, watch online – Metro US
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Coppa Italia Internazionale Lazio free live stream, watch online – Metro US

Inter Milan hosts Lazio in the Coppa Italia quarterfinals this afternoon at 2:55 p.m. ET at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. The last time these clubs played was back on Oct. 29 where Inter won 3-0. The Nerrazzuri is third in the Serie A standings with a 12-4-5 record and 40 points. They trail Napoli by…

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Coppa Italia: Atalanta dump Juventus out – Daily Post Nigeria
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Coppa Italia: Atalanta dump Juventus out – Daily Post Nigeria

Atalanta eliminated Juventus from the Coppa Italia on Wednesday night, thanks to a 3-0 win in their quarter-final clash. The holders had been bidding for a fifth consecutive league and Cup double this season. But Duvan Zapata netted a brace, after Timothy Castagne’s opener, to put the side from Bergamo through to the semi-final. Atalanta…

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Coppa Italia Game Time Thread: Juventus vs. Atalanta – Black & White & Read All Over
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Coppa Italia Game Time Thread: Juventus vs. Atalanta – Black & White & Read All Over

Tonight, Juventus will face Atalanta at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri D’Italia in the quarterfinals of the Coppa Italia. Just one year ago, on this very day, Juventus faced Atalanta at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri D’Italia in the quarterfinals of the Coppa Italia. The more things change, the more they stay the same, right? At least…

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