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Puni Essien’s Como facing financial challenges

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Calcio Como risks going bankrupt after their new owner Akosua Puni Essien, the wife of Michael Essien, didn’t pay the bills. She bought the Lega Pro (third division) club at a bankruptcy auction in March for €237,000 and became President. However, the experience could be very short-lived indeed, as yesterday the deadline passed to register with the FIGC (Federation) because the cheque ...

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Dani Alves announces Juventus departure as Man City move nears

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The Brazilian right-back has agreed a two-year deal with Pep Guardiola’s side and moved a step closer to confirming it after leaving Juventus. The right-back has agreed a two-year deal with the Premier League side but they are yet to make an announcement. But the 34-year-old confirmed his departure from the Serie A champions on Instagram, posting a picture of ...

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Marotta: ‘Dani Alves leaves Juve’

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Juventus director Beppe Marotta confirmed Dani Alves will terminate his contract by mutual consent for Manchester City, while Alex Sandro “received a consistent offer.” Dani Alves only arrived a year ago as a free agent when his Barcelona deal expired, contributing six goals and seven assists in 33 competitive games. “It’s not a breakdown of our rapport, as motivation is ...

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Agyemang Badu will move from Udinese if offer is right

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Black Stars and Udinese midfielder, Emmanuel Agyemang Badu says he will leave Udinese if he gets a good offer from another club. He has been with the club since 2010 after winning the U-20 World Cup in Egypt in 2009 and he is very open to a new challenge. Last season, he was linked with moves to Stoke City and ...

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Gianluigi Donnarumma will not sign new AC Milan deal

Gianluigi Donnarumma will not be signing a new contract with AC Milan

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma will not be signing a new contract, the club confirmed on Thursday. The 18-year-old’s agent Mino Raiola held talks with Milan officials today, but no fresh contract deal has been reached. In a statement, the club CEO Marco Fassone said: “Raiola informed us that Donnarumma has made a definitive decision not to renew the contract ...

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Salah will not come cheap – Roma warn Liverpool

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Roma’s sporting director has warned Liverpool that the Italian club will drive a hard bargain over a price for Egyptian international winger Mohamed Salah. The Reds have already had a bid of £28m rejected for the 24-year-old but they remain in talks with the Serie A club. However, sporting director Monchi says that, while Salah may be sold, Roma will ...

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I want to leave Bologna- Donsah

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Ghana International midfielder Godfred Donsah has expressed his desire to leave the Serie A side after two years with the club. The 21 year old defensive midfielder joined the side in 2015 from fellow Serie A side Cagliari and has featured regularly for the side during his time. Donsah, who was part of the Black Satellites side in the FIFA ...

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Massimiliano Allegri: Juventus boss signs new contract until 2020

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Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has signed a new contract with the champions of Italy until 2020. Allegri, 49, has steered Juve to three successive Serie A titles, two Champions League finals and three Coppa Italia triumphs since replacing Antonio Conte in July 2014. “Side by side, Juventus and Allegri have created history and legend,” said a Juventus statement. “Now is ...

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Totti ends 25-year career in dramatic Roma win

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Francesco Totti was in tears after a presentation to mark the final appearance of his 25-year Roma career. The 40-year-old forward, who has scored 307 goals in 786 games for his only club, came on in the 54th minute in the win over Genoa to a standing ovation. Roma won the game 3-2, with Diego Perotti’s last-minute winner securing a ...

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