Bonucci links with moves to Man City and Chelsea
Leonardo Bonucci has been linked with moves with Manchester City and Chelsea in the morning papers after being dropped for Juventus's 2-0 first-leg Champions League victory in their Round of 16 tie against Porto. Bonucci had an argument with Massimiliano Allegri towards the end of the Old Lady's 4-1 Serie A win over Palermo on Friday evening. However, all seems well between the pair now. "It's a shame that we had the incident on Friday," he said. "These are things that happen during the season, I'll go as far as thanking him for raising the emotional tension. "But Leo has apologized and everything has been resolved."
Gabigol’s late goal brings 3 points to Inter
Inter were visiting Bologna in the Week 25 match of Serie A. The Milan-based side needed 3 points to continue their pursuit for the Champions League places. However, to take the victory they had to wait until the 81st minute when Gabriel Barbosa scored a late winner.
Serie A duo will battle for Alexis Sanchez
Juventus and Inter Milan will enter the race to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez this summer, according to Corriere dello Sport. The Chile international is yet to sign an extension on his current deal at the Emirates, which expires in 2018, and his future has been the subject of intense speculation. Corriere dello Sport claim the Serie A giants are willing to match the mooted €45m (£38.4m) reportedly required to lure Sanchez to Italy.
Top 10 Player–Rivals in Football
Football mostly builds good relationships, but sometimes it also creates an even greater rivalry between the players: We have identified 10 of the hottest conflicts between the players. Diego Costa- Laurent Koscielny Rivals since 2015 Actually, many players in the APL cannot stand the Spaniard, but he has a special rivalry with Laurent. During games with Arsenal, Costa always incites him by blowing or slapping on the face. The Frenchman was mad about it and said, “Costa’s aim is not playing, but rather making defenders crazy”. Costa’s poor behavior cost Arsenal a few points. After that, Laurent got mad and decided to take revenge. He finally accepted Costa’s rules. Hence, Laurent began hitting the opponent with feet and ignored Costa’s anger. The latter lost control over himself, and that resulted in Chelsea losing points. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrwZa0xp6wI
Liverpool eye Porto fullback
Liverpool are interested in signing Porto fullback Ricardo Pereira, according to the Daily Star. The 23-year-old, also reportedly being chased by Inter Milan, has been on loan at Nice this season. Pereira is out of contract in 2019, and is valued at £22m. The 23-year-old defender has made 22 appearances during this season. Note, that Ricardo began playing youth football with local C.F. Benfica, signing in 2010 with Naval 1º de Maio. He moved to Vitória S.C. after only one year, completing his formation with the Guimarães-based club.
Conte eye Dybala
Antonio Conte was at the Juventus Stadium on Sunday to watch his former side beat Inter Milan, leaving just after reported target Paulo Dybala was substituted. Argentine star Dybala has been linked with the Blues in the British press, and Chelsea boss, and was subbed off with five minutes remaining in the 1-0 victory. Dybala has reportedly attracted attention from across Europe after impressing for the Serie A champions. The 23-year-old forward has made 22 appearances, scoring 8 goals during this season. Note, that after beginning his career in Argentina with Instituto de Córdoba, in 2011, he moved to Italian club Palermo in 2012; his performances in Serie A later earned him a transfer to Juventus in 2015, where he won the league title, the Coppa Italia and the Supercoppa Italiana during his first season with the club.
Banega is happy at Inter
Ever Banega is happy at Inter Milan, according to his agent. The Argentine midfielder moved to the San Siro from from Sevilla last summer but he has already been linked with a move away from the club. However, his representative, Marcelo Simonian, has dismissed such speculation. “Ever is not a starting player in this moment, but he is very happy at Inter,” he told FCInterNews. “This experience has been positive, he is adapting to a [style of] football which is as new and difficult as Italian [football]. “Inter is a big [club] and for an Argentinian it is very nice to wear this shirt. An honour. I repeat, Ever is happy to be playing in his team.”
Inter prepare bid for Aguero
Inter Milan, reportedly, have prepared a bid for Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero. According to Calciomercato, The Italian giants are hoping to land the Argentina international during summer transfer window. The report states that Gabriel Jesus could be in line to start more games as of next season, leaving Aguero fighting for first-team football at the Etihad Stadium. The 28-year-old forward has also been on Real Madrid radar. Aguero has made 164 appearances, scoring 113 for City since joining the club from Atletico Madrid 2011.
Biabiany says “NO” to Chelsea
Inter Milan winger Jonathan Biabiany has turned down a loan offer from Chelsea, according to Sky in Italy. The 28-year-old France international has not been part of Inter's first team this season, making only three appearances in all competitions. But the former Parma winger has rejected a move to the Premier League after deciding he wants to remain with the Nerazzurri.
Serie A trio eye Fabregas
Juventus, AC Milan and Inter Milan have entered the race to sign Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas, according to reports. The 29-year-old Spaniard has played a peripheral role in Antonio Conte’s debut season at Stamford Bridge – making just 16 appearances in all competitions for the Premier League leaders. As a result, Fabregas is expected to call time on his career with Chelsea this summer, with Spanish publication Fichajes claiming he will be at the centre of a three-way tussle from the Serie A trio.