Agnelli open to foreign expansion
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Agnelli open to foreign expansion

Juventus President Andrea Agnelli says he is open to Serie A games being played abroad and the creation of a so-called European Super League. Agnelli had already confirmed at the World Football Summit that a third UEFA completion was being worked on, and the European Club Association chief gave the green light to two more…

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EDF demands more from Roma
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EDF demands more from Roma

Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco reportedly told his players in no uncertain terms that they must improve, after a poor start to the season. The Lupi lost to Bologna at the weekend, and have now failed to win any of their last five competitive games. Pressure is mounting on the Coach, with owner James Pallotta…

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Spalletti banned for one game
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Spalletti banned for one game

Luciano Spalletti will sit out Inter’s game against Fiorentina on Tuesday after being given a one-match ban for an excessive goal celebration. Spalletti was sent to the stands after Inter’s 94th-minute winner against Sampdoria on Saturday, and an official note read the Coach showed ‘a controversial attitude towards the fourth official’. However, his dismissal was…

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Milan: Cutrone to miss Empoli?
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Milan: Cutrone to miss Empoli?

Patrick Cutrone could miss Milan’s midweek trip to Empoli after missing training on Monday. According to Milan TV, Cutrone did not report for training as he ‘still hasn’t recovered fully’ from the ankle strain he sustained while on Italy Under-21 duty. Consequently, the young striker is being tipped to miss his fourth game in a…

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Sturaro close to Sporting debut
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Sturaro close to Sporting debut

Stefano Sturaro’s agent has confirmed that the Juventus-owned midfielder is close to making his debut for Sporting CP. Sturaro joined Sporting on a season-long loan in August but remains in Turin as Juve agreed to treat the 25-year-old”s Achilles injury. Nonetheless, Carlo Volpi assured O Jogo: “Sturaro is very well physically. “His recovery is going…

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Ballon d’Or unveil new awards
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Ballon d’Or unveil new awards

France Football has announced that the Ballon d’Or will be complemented by two new awards. As well as the most-coveted award in world football being handed out on December 3, it will be joined by a prize for the best female of the past year, as well as the Kopa Trophy for the best Under-21…

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‘No Meret complications, but…’
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‘No Meret complications, but…’

The man who operated on Alex Meret’s arm injury insists ‘there are no complications’ but cannot give a recovery date for the Napoli goalkeeper. It had been speculated that Meret was still a month away from returning, but Domenico Falco assured only ‘bone healing’ stood in the way of the starlet making his Napoli debut.…

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‘Fiorentina will try to outscore Inter’
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‘Fiorentina will try to outscore Inter’

Fiorentina boss Stefano Pioli insists his side will not change their style of ‘trying to outscore our opponents’ against Inter on Tuesday. Fiorentina are Serie A’s second-highest scorers after five matchdays but face an Inter side who recorded last-gasp wins against Tottenham Hotspur and Sampdoria in their last two games. “Every game is a test…

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Osvaldo: Why I left football…
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Osvaldo: Why I left football…

Former Italy striker Dani Osvaldo left football behind because ‘it took my freedom away’ but admits smoking makes him ‘feel like dying’ on the pitch. Osvaldo retired from football two years ago to focus on his career as a rock musician, and the ex-Roma, Inter, Juventus conceded his eccentric nature was not a good fit…

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‘Napoli are Juve’s biggest rivals’
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‘Napoli are Juve’s biggest rivals’

Kevin Malcuit’s agent believes Napoli are ‘where they deserve to be’ in Serie A and will be ‘Juventus’ biggest rivals’ this season. Malcuit has yet to make an official appearance for Napoli since arriving from Lille over the summer, but Bruno Satin assured the right-back was ready to grab his chance. “Will he debut against…

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