CHELSEA CONSIDER HIJACKING JUVENTUS MOVE FOR MEMPHIS DEPAY THIS SUMMER

According to a report by Italian publication Tuttosport, Juventus will have to be wary of facing a hijack from Chelsea in the race to sign Memphis Depay from Barcelona in the ongoing transfer window. The Serie A giants want the Dutch attacker on board at the Allianz Stadium in time for the game against Sampdoria on Monday.

MILAN IN FIVE-STAR SHOWING AGAINST WOLFSBERGER

Italian football giants AC Milan gave a five-star showing as they thumped Austrian side Wolfsberger 5-0 in a pre-season friendly game. The Italian Serie A holders scored five goals without any reply from their opponents.YacineAdli and Rafael Leao starred for the Italian football giants during the game as they gave a good account of themselves. Adli provided a goal and an assist, while Leao scored a splendid lob.

ATALANTA AGREE DEAL FOR EDERSON

Atalanta have agreed a deal to sign attacking midfielder Ederson from fellow Italian football side Salernitanaaccording to the latest reports emanating from the media in Italy. Sky Sports Italia expert Gianluca Di Marzio revealed that Atalanta have agreed a transfer fee worth €15m plus a player as part of the deal.

MARTINEZ ON TARGET AGAINST ITALY

Inter Milan star Lautaro Martinez wrecked havoc on the Italy defence as he helped Argentina win the Finnalisima. Martinez scored one goal and provided an assist as Argentina thrashed Italy 3-0 to win the Finnalisima. The latest Finnalisima was contested by the reigning Copa America champions (Argentina) and the reigning European champions (Italy).

TOTTENHAM TO RIVAL JUVE FOR AS ROMA WINGER THIS SUMMER

In a recent report, Calciomercato stated that Tottenham Hotspur are set to rival Juventus for AS Roma winger Nicolo Zaniolo. It is believed that Spurs are eyeing a move to land the Italian wide player during this summer transfer period. Zaniolo is having a decent campaign at the Stadio Olympico as he has performed at a high level on the right side of Roma’s attack. The 22-year-old has registered seven goals and eight assists in 36 matches for the Italian outfit this season in all competitions.

The Massa-born talent has performed well to average 2.6 shots, 1.0 key passes and 2.2 dribbles per game in Serie A. He has even been careful when interchanging possession with his teammates in the final third, as evidenced by his pass success rate of 77.4% in the top tier of Italian football (stats via whoscored).

JUVENTUS EYEING RASPADORI AS DYBALA REPLACEMENT

Italian football outfit Juventus have made Giacomo Raspadori their priority transfer target ahead of this summer. This is according to the newest reports from the stables of Italian publication La Gazzettadello Sport which revealed that Juventus officials have already initiated talks with his agent. It was revealed that Sassuolo attacker Raspadori has been identified as the replacement from Dybala at Italian football giants Juventus.

UCL: INZAGHI SET TO CHANGE ATTACK

Inter Milan manager Simone Inzaghi is said to be seriously thinking about changing his attacking line-up for the Champions League clash with Premier League outfit Liverpool. The two teams at Anfield on Tuesday for the second leg of their last 16 tie having played each other at the San Sirothree weeks ago in what was the first leg.

OLD LADY WINLESS IN THREE GAMES

Juventus are now without a win in three matches in all competitions after they recorded another 1-1 draw at the end of the first half of their UEFA Champions League (UCL) round of 16 tie with Spanish La Liga outfit Villarreal. The Old Lady started their run of three winless games with the 1-1 draw at the home of Atalanta in the Italian Serie A after they needed a goal from Brazil international Danilo in stoppage time to secure a point against La Dea. The Italian football giants made it two games without a win following the 1-1 home draw with Torino in the Turin Derby played on Friday night as far as the Serie A is concerned.

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