Serie A 2018/19: A gastronomical preview

The Italian Serie A season that many have pointed to being the most anticipated in recent memory kicks off this weekend. The annual Ferragosto celebrations across the peninsula are the perfect pre-parties to what should be 38 wonderful matchdays of football. Among the cacophony of fireworks and live music, fans are currently hashing out all…

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Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus: Reincarnazione for Serie A

So, you’ve heard? For years now, Cristiano Ronaldo has been the source of unending, online rumour-mill click bait. Many of us can plead guilty to opening an ad-filled screen freezer thanks to the lure of CR7’s next move. In the 10 or-so separate occasions where PSG all but “landed their star man”, or when “enhanced…

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Jorginho: the final piece of Manchester City’s puzzle?

As Napoli’s Jorginho is linked with a move to Manchester City, we take a look at how the talented midfielder would fit into the side. Select your player… A £50m fee is expected for a player who has only really proven himself over two full seasons in Italy. Is this really worth it? For roughly…

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Is Jorginho the perfect replacement for Fernandinho?

Manchester City are reportedly on the brink of signing of Napoli midfielder Jorginho, a move that would see Fernandinho replaced. Pep Guardiola has never been one to rest on his laurels with regards to strengthening his squad in transfer windows; yet even for the Spaniard, securing this deal this early would be quite the coup.…

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Salah wins PFA Player of the Year

PLUS: Napoli keep Serie A fight alive, Spurs fall once again and Wenger’s successor race lights up. Salah wins PFA Player of the Year award Much has been made in recent weeks of the battle between Mohamed Salah and Kevin De Bruyne for the much-coveted PFA Player of the Year award. Last night, the winner…

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Weekend football fix – 13/04

After an exciting week of Champions League and Europa League action, it’s back to domestic football as the season starts to draw to a close. What to watch AC Milan v Napoli Serie A 14:00 BT Sport ESPN What to read Would a Red Bull-Owned Team, Like RB Leipzig, Work in England? by Graham Ruthven…

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Napoli keep Scudetto fight alive

PLUS: Bayern win the Bundesliga, Japan part with manager with World Cup looming and Rooney v Allardyce continues. Napoli keep scudetto fight alive With just seven games left to play in Serie A this season, there’s just four points separating first place Juventus and second place Napoli. The latter kept hopes of the Scudetto alive on…

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Ronaldo hits 50 career hat-tricks

PLUS: Hughes gets first Soton win, Serie A hots up and Cardiff fume at Derby’s snow show. 50 career hat-tricks for Cristiano Ronaldo The Real Madrid star scored a hat-trick for the 50th time in his career during his side’s 6-3 win over Girona. It’s 19 goals in his last 10 matches for Ronaldo, who…

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If Napoli fail to win the Scudetto, they could get picked apart

If you’ve been living under a footballing rock this season, you may have missed the resurgence of Napoli under Maurizio Sarri. The club from Southern Italy currently lead the Italian Serie A and are playing arguably the best football in Europe. “They are perhaps the best side I’ve faced in my career… I am in…

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