Serie A

I felt I had to leave Chelsea after Diego Costa joined – Torres


Fernando Torres admits he knew his time at Chelsea was up when they signed Diego Costa, and he is excited about his new challenge at AC Milan. Torres switched from Liverpool to Chelsea in a then-British transfer record £50million deal in January 2011. Despite winning a UEFA Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup with the club, he never found ...

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Fiorentina and Italy striker Rossi requires knee surgery


Italy and Fiorentina have suffered a blow with news that striker Giuseppe Rossi will have to undergo further knee surgery. The Italy international hurt his right leg in training last month and tests revealed signs of excessive pressure being put on his right knee. The 27-year-old has already undergone two operations to reconstruct cruciate ligaments in the knee. A statement ...

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AC Milan beat Lazio 3-1; Vidic sent off on Inter debut


Filippo Inzaghi enjoyed a dream Serie A coaching debut by guiding AC Milan to a 3-1 win against Lazio at the San Siro on Sunday afternoon. Keisuke Honda put the hosts ahead in the seventh minute before Sulley Muntari doubled Milan’s lead before the hour mark, with summer signing Jeremy Menez then making it 3-0 when he earned and converted ...

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Balotelli exit best for everyone – Galliani

Mario Balotelli con la maglia del Milan

AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani believes that Mario Balotelli‘s imminent transfer to Liverpool is in everyone’s best interests.The Rossoneri have agreed a €20 million fee with the Reds for the Italy international, who is expected to complete his proposed move to Anfield on Monday or Tuesday.Milan boss Pippo Inzaghi has already stated that while the San Siro side are losing “a great player”, the ...

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Vidal isn’t on the market – Allegri tells Man United


Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has played down speculation that Arturo Vidal could leave the club forManchester United before the close of the summer transfer window.The Chilean has been heavily linked with a transfer to Old Trafford since this summer’s World Cup but his coach believes that rumours of an imminent move away from Turin are merely representative of the fact that the former Bayer Leverkusen man ...

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Chelsea’s Marin joins Fiorentina on season-long loan

Marko Marin: Spent last season on loan at Sevilla

Marko Marin has joined Fiorentina on a season-long loan, Chelsea have confirmed. The Serbian-born German international, 25, has struggled to force his way into the first-team under successive managers at Stamford Bridge. Marin joined the Blues from Werder Bremen on a five-year deal in the summer of 2012 but played only 16 times during a difficult first season under Roberto ...

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Juan Cuadrado will stay at Fiorentina – Coach


Fiorentina head coach Vincenzo Montella is confident sought-after winger Juan Cuadrado will remain with the Serie A club this season. The Colombia international, who is reportedly a target for Manchester United and Barcelona, was left out of Fiorentina’s squad in Sunday’s 2-1 friendly triumph over Real Madrid in Warsaw, increasing speculation about his future. However, Montella believes that, despite the ...

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AC Milan coach Inzaghi ready for new Serie A season


AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi is confident his team will peak in time for the start of the Serie A campaign. The Rossoneri have endured a dismal summer, losing all four of their pre-season games, including Sunday’s 2-1 defeat against Valencia in the Trofeo Naranja. Despite their poor form, which has seen Milan give away 12 goals and find the ...

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AC Milan sign Pablo Armero on loan from Udinese


AC Milan have announced the signing of Colombia international Pablo Armero on loan from Udinese, subject to a medical. The 27-year-old, who can play in midfield or defence, only rejoined Udinese from Napoli in June, but is embarking on another loan move, having spent the second half of last season at West Ham. “I’ll be joining a great team,” Armero ...

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Asamoah ready for any role at Juventus


Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has insisted that he is ready for any role assigned to him by new manager, Maximiliano Allegri, while praising former Bianconeri coach Antonio Conte “for two victorious years.” The 25-year-old versatile midfielder played as a left-wingback in Conte’s 3-5-2 formation and was a mainstay in Juventus’ title-winning teams for the last two seasons But a new ...

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