As many as four players could be missing for Napoli manager GennaroGattuso ahead of their league meeting with league leaders AC Milan this weekend. Gattuso has been able to mastermind a decent start for Napoli in the Italian top flight this season and the upcoming test will be determine their status as far as the league title is concerned.
Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has had a disrupted season till date following the injury he picked up during the Italian Serie A clash with Lazio at the weekend.
The Portuguese international has been restricted to just five appearances in all competitions this season, with four of those games coming in the Italian topflight
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has emphasised his desire to win silverware with AC Milan after signing a contract extension with the club. The 38-year-old joined the Rossoneri on a short-term deal in January and he contributed 10 goals and five assists from 18 appearances as the club qualified for the Europa League.
He has now put pen-to-paper on a new contract until June 2021 and has expressed his desire to win some kind of silverware with the San Siro outfit, he told the club’s official website: “The choice to return to Milan? I’ve come here to bring Milan back to where it should be and I’ll do everything to achieve our objectives. We need to work hard and make sacrifices but I think in the last six months of last season everyone understood what is needed to achieve our objectives. But we must not forget, we haven’t won anything, yet. In my mind, my objective is always to win something, that’s my objective, I start the season intending to win… To win, simply put.”
The 2020/21 Serie A has commenced, with Juventus looking to win their 10th Scudetto in a row. There are some brilliant strikers in the league who will get all the attention, but we have to remember that keepers play a huge role when it comes to helping their team challenge for silverware.
You can have the best strikers in the world, but your keeper is no good, then you will not be winning many trophies. In this article we take a look at who we think will be competing for the Golden Glove this season.
Inter Milan director Giuseppe Marotta says that the club signing a deal with Lionel Messi is similar to ‘fantasy football’. The player has been linked with a move to Inter in the past years. In the past years, these speculations have been ended with Messi signing an extension with Barca. Inter has now their focus on Manchester United player Alexis Sanchez who has been on loan at the club.
The chances of Messi leaving Barca still stands as the speculations suggest that the player is not happy with the management. His contract with Barca will end next yearand he hasn’t yet agreed upon an extension. With the current circumstances,Inter has a chance of signing the player. But Marotta has denied any such rumours saying that Messi belongs at Barca.
Barcelona remains silent even after Inter Milan has announced their future plans for Lautaro Martinez. As per the reports of Goal Barca is not going to rush and settle the transfer of the Argentinian player. With the transfer window approaching, it is Martinez’s name that remains as the top target in Camp Nou. The Spanish giants had their chance to sign him before the expiration of his €111 exit clause on July 7.
Barca believes that the exit clause for the player has been high and they are expecting that the price will be lowered when the transfer window opens for the next season. They are looking forward to bring out a deal that will satisfy Inter's demand and they also support swapping players.
Juventus is confident of making Paulo Dybala stay at Italy, according to the Chief football officer of the clubFabio Paratici. Dybala has still two years left in his contract and, in aninterview,he said that he is waiting for Juventus is to initialize the extension deal. As per the reports of Goal, he has asked for a fee raise of €12 a year and the Italian club is confident he will be reaching with an agreement the player.
Former Inter Milan player Giuseppe Bergomi said that Inter by sending away Mauro Icardi in a permanent move to Paris Saint Germain has done a good job. With Romelu Lukaku in the team, he has become a great replacement for Icardi. He was playing in loan for PSG in the 2019–2020 season and the French club has confirmed the deal with Inter. The deal was signed for £45 million and £7 million for additional bonuses.
Italian leagueSerie A has been suspended from March due to the coronavirus. Italy is one of the nations which had taken a hard blow from the pandemic losing thousands of people to the virus. The Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte has given permission to restart the training from May 18. Meanwhile, Italian Federation Football President Gabriele Gravina in the reports said that if the season is to be suspended then it will be the death of Italian football. When the season will restart is unclear while the French league has been cancelled for the season.
Christian Vieri, the former Inter Milan player, is greatly impressed by the striker Romelu Lukaku. He has been an exceptional and extraordinary player in the Serie A. He has been playing in the premier league for various clubs. In a span of eight years in the league, he has scored more than a hundred goals. In Premier League, he has played for Chelsea, Everton, West Bromwich, and Manchester United, which led him to being considered as one of the invincible strikers in the Premier League.