newsfootball2 months ago

To drop Dejan Kulusevski for three games in row has been difficult, confesses Antonio Conte

In light of questions as to why he dropped Dejan Kulusevski, Antonio Conte has divulged that it was a difficult decision to make but added that it was only a tactical decision. The Swedish starlet has played every game for Tottenham this season but has started the last three games on the bench.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Reports | Tottenham considering €45 million deal for AS Roma star Nicolo Zaniolo

According to Tuttosport, Tottenham are looking into a potential move for AS Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo with the North Londoners open to spending around €45 million to sign the Italian. The 23-year-old has spent four years at Roma so far and has made 111 appearances, contributing to 37 goals.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Reports | Chelsea to submit bid for Juventus defender Matthijs De Light

According to GOAL, Chelsea are set to open negotiations with Juventus over star centreback Matthijs De Ligt as they look to bolster their defensive options ahead of the 2022-23 campaign after losing Antonio Rudiger’s services. The Dutch defender has a release clause of €120 million.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Reports | Real Madrid and Juventus to battle it out for Paul Pogba

According to reports from Sky Sports, Real Madrid and Juventus are the two major teams that are vying for the signature of Paul Pogba in the summer as both teams look to bolster their midfield options. The Frenchman has less than six months remaining on his deal and could depart on a free transfer.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Anthony Martial keen on move to Sevilla amidst rumours of Manchester United exit

According to Sky Sports, Anthony Martial has decided to move to Sevilla if he is to leave Manchester United next month despite interest from both Barcelona and Juventus. The forward has struggled for game-time this season with just ten appearances across all competitions, scoring one goal.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Pedri and Robert Sanchez earn maiden Spain call-up for 2022 World Cup qualifiers

In light of their recent performances, Brighton and Hove Albion’s Robert Sanchez and Barcelona starlet Pedri have earned their first Spain call-up for Luis Enrique’s 24 man World Cup qualifiers squad. The duo are joined Eibar’s Bryan Gil and Sporting's Pedro Porro who also earn their first call ups.
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newsfootball2 years ago

We’re convinced it is right tactical approach with Andrea Pirlo, admits Fabio Paratici

Juventus’ Chief Football Officer Fabio Paratici has revealed that the club believe in the way they are going with Andrea Pirlo and added that they will continue in that direction. The Old Lady have struggled to put their best foot forward this season but have lost only three league games.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Barcelona come to terms on wage deferral that could save club upto €172 million

According to a statement released by Barcelona, the club have revealed that they have come to an agreement over a wage deferral that could save the club up to €172 million. The La Liga giants have been hit harder than most sides with them announcing losses of €97 million for the 2019/20 season.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Still convinced that Paulo Dybala is the new Lionel Messi, gushes Maurizio Zamparini

Former Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has admitted that despite Paulo Dybala’s struggles at Juventus, he is still convinced that the Argentine is the new Lionel Messi. The forward has been linked with a move away from Turin in recent years with England and Spain amongst his top destinations.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Manchester United announce that they’ve lost £70m in annual revenue over COVID-19

Premier League giants Manchester United have announced a loss of £70m in their annual revenue with it shrinking by almost 20 percent by the end of the financial year as compared to previous values. This follows the trend across Europe with both Juventus and Barcelona also announcing losses.
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