Serie A

Milan will dominate football in two or three years -Berlusconi


AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has predicted that his club will be world-beaters once again in just two or three years. The Rossoneri have fallen from grace since their title win in 2010-11 and this season is the first time in 14 years that they will not be taking part in any form of European football. However, ahead of their clash ...

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Allegri expects emotional return to AC Milan with Juventus


Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri says he has no hard feelings towards AC Milan ahead of his first return to the San Siro since he was sacked. Allegri, 47, was dismissed by Milan in January after three-and-a-half-years in charge but succeeded Antonio Conte as boss of the Italian champions in July. “I spent three-and-a-half beautiful years at Milan,” said Allegri ahead of Saturday’s game. Fernando ...

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Nigel de Jong to sign new deal at AC Milan


Nigel de Jong admits to feeling flattered by summer interest in his services, but says he is planning to pen a contract extension at AC Milan. With Louis van Gaal having taken over the managerial reins at Manchester United, several of those he worked with as head of the Dutch national side were heavily linked with moves to Old Trafford. ...

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Rafael Benitez set for Napoli contract talks,


Napoli boss Rafael Benitez says he is looking ahead and is set to enter talks over a new contract, despite being linked with Newcastle United. The future of Benitez, who replaced Walter Mazzarri in May last year, had been the subject of much speculation after failing to reach the Champions League group stages this summer. Talk of a rift with ...

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Inter coach wants players to stay grounded after 7-0 win


Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri urged his players not to get carried away after Sunday’s emphatic 7-0 Serie A triumph over Sassuolo. The Nerazzurri demolished the Emilia-Romagna outfit in their first game at the San Siro this season – their first victory of the campaign, having started with a goalless draw at Torino. Inter, who have not won the Scudetto ...

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Milan need a miracle against Juventus – Inzaghi


AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi hailed the character of his side after seeing them edge out Parma in a nine-goal thriller on Sunday – but believes they will need a “miracle” to beat three-time defending champions Juventus next weekend. Milan’s 5-4 win at the Ennio Tardini stadium followed their 3-1 triumph over Lazio and leaves them with a 100 per ...

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Juventus’ Evra insists he is working harder than ever


Juventus full-back Patrice Evra has insisted that he is working harder than ever since joining the Serie A champions. Evra moved to Turin in the summer after spending eight successful seasons at Manchester United, where he picked up five Premier League winners medals. However, despite playing in such an illustrious United side, the 33-year-old revealed that he is working harder ...

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Juventus contract talks underway – Pogba


Paul Pogba has confirmed he is in talks with Juventus about extending his current deal with the Serie A champions. The France international has become a key component of the Juve midfield since joining the club from Manchester United in 2012. Pogba’s impressive performances for the Turin giants reportedly attracted attention from a number of Europe’s top clubs, with Paris Saint-Germain said to be the ...

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Maxi Lopez fires Chievo to victory over Napoli


Napoli’s first home game of the season ended in disappointment as they were beaten 1-0 by Chievo on Sunday. Maxi Lopez was the goalscorer, but it was ‘keeper Francesco Bardi who produced the match-winning display. After an opening day defeat to champions Juventus, Chievo coach Eugenio Corini went for a more defensive formation in an attempt to stifle and frustrate ...

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Tevez and Marchisio seal comfortable Juventus win


A Carlos Tevez-inspired Juventus made it two wins out of two in Serie A as they ran out 2-0 winners over Udinese in Turin on Saturday night. After a runaway title win in 2013-14, Juve are strongly fancied to make it four Scudetti in a row at the end of the campaign, and Saturday’s result at Juventus Stadium means the ...

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