Can Inter finally topple Juventus this season?

21 points separated Serie A champions Juventus from 4th-placed Internazionale at the end of the 2018/19 campaign. Now, at the halfway stage the current season, Inter are just two behind the Turin giants. Juventus are looking for their ninth consecutive Italian title and the 36th in the club’s history. However, they are also going through transition with Maurizio Sarri having taken the reins from the outgoing Max Allegri last summer. Ironically, it was Sarri who was the one who came closest to crushing I bianconeri’s monopoly with Napoli in 2017/18.…

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Three Youngsters to Watch in the 2019/20 Serie A Season

Throughout the years, Serie A has been the home to some of the world’s greatest players. From Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane, fans of Italian football have long been able to witness incredible talents on a regular basis. As a result, we’re going to look at some of the league’s best talents that you should keep an eye on during the 2019/20 campaign. Lautaro Martinez After attracting interest at youth level following a string of impressive displays with Liniers, Lautaro Martinez was signed by Argentinian side, Racing…

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Which Italian teams will make the biggest impact in this season’s Champions League?

This season will mark ten years since Inter Milan won the Champions League in 2010, the last Italian team to do so. While Juventus have tried their utmost, finishing as runners-up in 2015 and 2017, the reality is that Italian football as a whole has seen something of a decline in the performances of its clubs in Europe’s premier club competition. With the latest Champions League odds from Paddy Power suggesting that Italy’s top sides are outsiders once again, it seems as though perceptions of Italian football have changed since…

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Juventus Lose Captain Giorgio Chiellini For Six Months

Serie A giants Juventus have been rocked by news of captain Giorgio Chiellini being put down for a six-month recovery term following surgery to his knee on Tuesday. The veteran defender was unfortunate to rupture his anterior cruciate ligament during training last week and had to be withdrawn from the Italian national setup as a result, with Lazio central defender Francesco Ascerbi taking his place in the squad as the Azzurri head into Euro 2020 qualifiers. Chiellini travelled to Austria to have the operation done on his knee and Juve…

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Milan clubs still leading popularity charts in Serie A

There is no doubt Juventus have been the exclusive powerhouse in the Italian football for the last decade or so. Both Milan clubs have struggled to remain relevant as their Turin-based opponent continue to accumulate silverwares. AC Milan’s last Serie A triumph came in 2010-11 and Inter won their last Scudetto the year before. However, Milan clubs can take solace in the fact that despite their recent failures, they remain the among the most watched footballing sides in Italy. According to the numbers released by the Italian Football Observatory, Inter…

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Have the Rossoneri made a mistake by selling Patrick Cutrone?

Serie A side AC Milan have sold forward Patrick Cutrone in an €18m deal to Wolverhampton Wanderers. The Italy international has signed a four-year deal with the Premier League side. Milan’s decision to sell their academy graduate, who was also a fan-favourites, has raised a lot of eyebrows. The 21-year-old, who was once touted as the future of the club, scored 13 goals in 63 Serie A appearances for Rossoneri before his departure. It surely was a sad end to Cutrone’s story at the Milan club, but the transfer was…

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All change for another Juve Champions League push

Despite winning the Serie A title for an eighth season in succession, Juventus had their eyes set on another prize in the last campaign, which sadly passed them by once more. The Champions League is what the club desires, and their investment of around 112 million Euros for Cristiano Ronaldo last summer was evident. Unfortunately they were knocked out in the Quarter Finals by the surprise of the tournament last season in Ajax, despite a fantastic come back against Atletico Madrid in the previous round, which saw superstar Ronaldo bag…

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Can Ronaldo end Juve’s long Euro wait?

At times, it is hard to underestimate the influence of Cristiano Ronaldo, at both club and international level. It is easy to think that because he has played for teams such as Real Madrid, Manchester United and Juventus, his medal collection is bound to be impressive – and it is. In 13 seasons, from 2006/07 through to 2018/19, he has been a member of six successful league winning sides, seven times a Champions League winner, and has even captained an otherwise mediocre Portugal national team to glory at Euro 2016.…

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What Can We Expect From Serie A Season 2019/20

Juventus have won the title in the previous season in even easier fashion in comparison to 2018. The Old Lady have dominated the championship from the start to the end, having won 90 points from 38 games. There are going to be many transfers and changes during the summer, but that doesn’t change the odds and potential winners for the next season. Bianconeri are currently priced at 3/5 odds to win the next edition of Serie A. Can they do it for the ninth time in a row? Inter Milan,…

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Multiple managerial changes add uncertainty to Serie A

This summer is set to bring a lot of changes in Serie A, especially in the managerial department. It is hardly arguable that the Serie A title race has been reduced to a one-horse race in over the past decade with Juventus winning the title year-after-year. Over the course of the last decade, the likes of Napoli, AS Roma and Milan clubs have repeatedly tried to change the status quo in the league, without success. However, the upcoming season could prove to be one of the most exciting in the…

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