Napoli Continue to Play Hard Ball Over Koulibaly Transfer

The word emanating from the Napoli camp this morning are suggesting that Koulibaly will not be sold, with the Serie A side rejecting an £80 million offer from Manchester United earlier in the week and more recently a £90 million bid from Real Madrid. It seems as though Ancelloti is keen to hang on to his star centre back and the latest football betting, suggests that he may get his way. Koulibaly is currently priced at ⅘ to be still playing for Napoli next season, whilst Napoli are as short…

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Juventus near Pochettino deal as they search for illusive Champions League title

It’s another season, and another title victory for Juventus. The Bianconeri secured the record 35th Scudetto, but again failed to reach their real goal of winning the UEFA Champions League. The continuation of the dominance in Serie A, where Juventus has been champion for eight seasons, five of which have Allegri’s merit, was not enough to keep the ex Genoa man in Turin. The Italian won’t be manager of Juventus next season due to their failure in the Champions League where Ajax knocked them out in the quarter-finals, proving the…

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Serie A 2019/20 preview: Juventus fancied to make it nine in a row

Juventus will head into the 2019/20 season aiming to continue their staggering dominance over their Serie A rivals. The Turin-based club have won the title for the past eight years and it’s difficult to imagine any other side challenging their supremacy next term. However, there are numerous clubs who will be desperate to knock Juve off their perch next term, with the likes of Napoli, Inter Milan and Roma amongst the most likely candidates. Read on as we look at who the main challengers for the 2019/20 Serie A title.…

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Will Higuaín stay at Chelsea Next Season?

Gonzalo Higuaín has had a slow start to life in the Premier League, but believes that given time, he will be able to come into his stride. Currently at Chelsea on a loan deal from Juventus, there is unlikely to be a regular starting place for the Argentine at his parent club if he were to return. For this reason, the 31-year-old may be hoping to secure a permanent deal in England’s top flight. There could be some obstacles, though. Higuaín has been one of the most prolific goal scorers…

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How High Can Atalanta Finish this Season?

With Juventus well clear at the top of the Serie A table, it would be easy to dismiss the Italian top flight as boring and uncompetitive. But, as anyone who has been following the league can attest to, this season has produced some great games of football and some intriguing dynamics. Napoli are again proving to be the best of the rest, while the two Milan clubs are desperately trying to claw their way back to relevance. In Rome, Lazio are still in the hunt for a top-four finish –…

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Could Champions League Victory Return Serie A to the Top?

In the eighties and nineties, Serie A was at the forefront of world football. In the 15-year period between 1983 and 1998, the European Cup final (which was rebranded to the Champions League during this period) saw Italian sides make up 12 of the 30 total finalists, with Milan and Juventus winning the competition a combined five times during over these years. The last 15 years, though, have seen just five Italian teams reach the final, with Inter the last team to win the competition back in 2010. Of course,…

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The Fall and Rise of Serie A

Back in the day, the Italian first division was always considered to be one of Europe’s top leagues. Those living in the UK were treated to the show Football Italia, broadcast on Channel 4 until 2002 and centred on live coverage of the Serie A Italian football league. The show briefly ran on other channels until 2008 but with less success, which was almost certainly due to the fact that the personable James Richardson was no longer the main host. Both Football Italia, and its sister show, the highlights show…

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What Teams Have the Best Chance of Challenging Juventus For the Italian Serie A Title?

Regarded as one of the best leagues in the world for football, Serie A is also one of the most tactical leagues with teams vying for the coveted Coppa Campioni d’Italia award. The Campionato runs until 26th May, with the key dates to watch out for occurring on 22, 26 and 30th of December. For anyone looking to place their bets and gamble on the winner of the Serie A title with Infogol, these are the top three teams currently making waves in the table and causing a threat to…

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Why Juventus can win the Champions League?

Juventus has been dominating the Italian domestic football for a long time now. So far, the Italian club has won 34 Serie A titles and 13 Coppa Italia titles. They have been winning the Serie A title since the 2011-12 season. However, their domestic successes have not translated well into European victories as well. Juventus reached the Champions League finals twice, but they lost both those finals against Barcelona (2015) and Real Madrid (2017). Their last European Cup title came in the year 1996 when Marcello Lippi was their manager.…

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5 players who should never have left Serie A

For all the success stories of leaving the world of Italian football in search of gold (trophies) and riches, the grass is not always greener outside of Serie A. We have taken a look at 5 players who must look back on their move overseas as a mistake: 1. Paul Pogba The French midfielder is still only 25-years-old, but has 4 Serie A titles (and a World Cup), to his name. However a Premier League winners medal with Manchester United looks far away currently. Following his £89.3m move in 2016,…

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