Serie A

Gonzalo Higuain nets Juventus winner against Fiorentina


After becoming the most expensive transfer in Italian football history, Gonzalo Higuain quickly showed his value by coming off the bench to score the winner in Juventus’ 2-1 victory over Fiorentina on the opening day of Serie A. Higuain, who signed from Napoli in a €90m deal, scored from a tight angle after a shot from Sami Khedira was deflected ...

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Juventus expect to sign Chelsea’s Cuadrado in ‘next few days’


Juventus are confident of completing a deal to sign Juan Cuadrado from Chelsea “in the next few days”. The Serie A champions have submitted an offer to the London club and are optimistic they will persuade Chelsea to sell. Cuadrado, 28, spent last season on loan at Juve having failed to make an impact at Chelsea since his £26m move from ...

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Inter Milan beaten by Chievo, Napoli battle back for point


Inter Milan suffered a surprise 2-0 defeat to Chievo on the opening weekend of the new Serie A season. A second-half double by Chievo’s Valter Birsa made it a night to forget for Inter’s new boss Frank de Boer, installed by the club’s Chinese owners after they fell out with De Boer’s predecessor Roberto Mancini. Overall, it was a positive ...

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Bacca nets hat-trick as Milan edge Torino in thriller


Striker Carlos Bacca scored a hat-trick as AC Milan opened their Serie A season with a dramatic win over Torino. The 29-year-old, who was linked with a move to West Ham in the summer, gave the hosts the lead before the break only for Andrea Belotti to equalise. Bacca scored with a low strike and completed his treble with a ...

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Juventus prepare Bonucci renewal


Juventus are reportedly preparing a renewal for Leonardo Bonucci, after he rejected Manchester City. The English club were keen to bring the 29-year-old to the Premier League, as manager Pep Guardiola is a long-term admirer of his ball-playing style. However, it emerged over the weekend that the centre-back had rejected the Citizens, who have spent close to €60m on Everton’s ...

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Gonzalo Higuain signs for Juventus


Juventus Football Club can today confirm that it has purchased the registration rights of Gonzalo Higuain for €90 million, payable in two financial years. The player has agreed a five-year contract with the club. In moving for Higuain, the Italian champions have secured the services of one of the most prolific and complete forwards in the world game, boasting a ...

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Zidane refuses to rule out Real Madrid move for Pogba


The Frenchman remained coy on links to the Juventus star, but did insist that “anything can happen” amid speculation Los Blancos are pushing to land the midfielder this summer Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has refused to rule out a move for Paul Pogba, insisting that “anything can happen” this summer. The Spanish giants have been strongly linked with Pogba ...

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Inter Milan sign Ever Banega from Sevilla


Inter Milan have officially signed former Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega on a three-year contract. The 28-year-old Argentina international was a free agent after leaving Sevilla following two seasons, during which he won the Europa League twice, and a move to San Siro had been expected for months. Banega was part of the Argentina Copa America 2016 squad and played in ...

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Bielsa resigns as Lazio boss after two days


The former Chile and Athletic Bilbao coach has sensationally walked away from the Biancoceleste a matter of days after being confirmed for their dugout Marcelo Bielsa has resigned as Lazio’s coach just two days after being appointed by the club, it was announced on Friday. The Biancoceleste confirmed on Wednesday that the ex-Chile coach was due to take up the ...

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AC Milan sold to Chinese consortium


Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says he has sold football club AC Milan to a Chinese consortium. Berlusconi, who owns the Serie A team, made the remarks to local newspapers on Tuesday. He said they will be paying at least €400m (£220m) over the next two years, which may value the club at up to €750m including debt. “Milan ...

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