Serie A

  • I'm not heading to PSG, says ex-Juventus boss Antonio Conte 18 hours 14 minutes ago

    Rome: Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte has dismissed reports that he is set to replace Laurent Blanc as coach of Paris Saint-Germain, saying on Wednesday that the stories are "devoid of any truth". "I learned in a newspaper, while I was on holiday, that there was apparently contact between what was...
  • Juventus new signing Alvaro Morata out for seven weeks 2 days ago

    Striker Alvaro Morata's 20 million euros ($26.97 million) move to Juventus has quickly turned sour after the Spaniard injured his knee in his first training session and was ruled out for seven weeks. The 21-year-old, who completed his move from Real Madrid on Saturday, suffered a second degree injury to the...
  • Patrice Evra joins Juventus from Manchester United 3 days ago

    Turin: France left back Patrice Evra has completed a transfer from Manchester United to Italian champion Juventus. Juventus says they are paying United 1.2 million pounds ($2 million) but that the transfer price will increase to 1.5 million pounds ($2.5 million) if Juventus qualifies for the 2015-16 Champions League. The Turin club...
  • Juventus sign Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid 5 days ago

    Turin: Spanish forward Alvaro Morata has completed a €20 million ($27 million) transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus. Juventus announced details of the deal on Saturday, saying that Morata signed a five-year contract with the club. The deal also includes an option for Madrid to buy Morata back for up to €30...
  • Torino sign striker Fabio Quagliarella from Juventus 6 days ago

    Torino have signed Fabio Quagliarella from Italian champions Juventus, welcoming the striker back to his first club as they look to rebuild their attack following the sale of Ciro Immobile to Borussia Dortmund. "Juventus can today announce that Fabio Quagliarella has completed a permanent switch to Torino after a fee of...
  • Iturbe joins Roma in $30 million deal from Verona 1 week ago

    Rome: Promising Argentine forward Juan Manuel Iturbe is joining Italian runner-up Roma in a €22 million ($30 million) transfer from Hellas Verona. Roma says the 21-year-old Iturbe signed a five-year deal and the transfer price could reach €24.5 million ($33.2 million) with bonuses related to the Giallorossi's success rate. Iturbe impressed with...
  • Allegri takes over as Juventus coach after Conte's shock resignation July 16, 2014

    Rome: Former AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri has been appointed as the new manager of Juventus following Tuesday's shock resignation of Antonio Conte, the Serie A club said on Wednesday. "Allegri is the new manager of Juventus," the Italian champions said on their official Twitter feed. Italian media report that Allegri has...
  • Conte stuns Juventus with shock resignation July 16, 2014

    Turin: Antonio Conte, who coached Juventus to three successive Italian league titles, has stunned Serie A by resigning two months after signing a deal for this season. "I need to announce the decision to mutually terminate my contract with Juventus, which tied us together for this season," Conte told the Juventus...
  • Veteran defender Ashley Cole joins Roma July 7, 2014

    Rome: Roma says veteran English defender Ashley Cole has joined the Italian capital club. The 33-year-old left back was a free agent after his Chelsea contract expired, having been restricted to 17 Premier League appearances last season. Roma said Monday on its website that Cole's two-year contract has the option to extend...
  • Ashley Cole arrives for medical with AS Roma July 7, 2014

    Rome: Former England defender Ashley Cole has arrived in Italy for a medical with AS Roma and is expected to sign a two-year deal with the Serie A club. "Welcome to Rome, Ashley", said the Italian club on its official Twitter feed, publishing a photo of the former Chelsea player on...
  • Inter coach Mazzarri signs one-year contract extension July 2, 2014

    Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at the Serie A club until 2016, president Erick Thohir announced on Wednesday. "We're very happy to have extended our coach's contract. With this extension we have made it clear that Mazzarri is a cornerstone of...
  • Brazil playmaker Kaka quits AC Milan for Orlando City July 2, 2014

    Former Brazil playmaker Kaka will sign for new Major League Soccer team Orlando City after terminating his contract with AC Milan by mutual consent. "I've always said I wanted to play in the USA and now I have reached an agreement to play there," he told Milan's TV channel on Monday. Kaka...
  • Juventus sign Stefano Sturaro from Genoa on five-year deal July 1, 2014

    Serie A champion Juventus have signed midfielder Stefano Sturaro from Genoa on a five-year contract. The 21-year-old Sturaro will be loaned back to Genoa for next season before joining Juventus in 2015. Juventus says on Tuesday the initial transfer fee of 5.5 million euros ($7.5 million), which is payable over three years,...
  • Kaka rescinds contract with AC Milan June 30, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan midfielder Kaka has rescinded his contract with the Serie A club, leaving the former Brazil international free to sign for Orlando City Soccer Club. On Monday Milan says Kaka's contract has been "resolved by mutual consent." Kaka will fly to the United States on Monday night to sign for...
  • Inter Milan to retire Zanetti's No. 4 shirt June 30, 2014

    Milan: Inter Milan will retire the No. 4 jersey as a tribute to legendary former captain Javier Zanetti, who quit football at the end of last season. Zanetti spent 19 seasons at Inter, helping it to five Serie A titles, four Italian Cups and a Champions League trophy. Inter President Erick Thohir...
  • AC Milan vice president says club may sell Balotelli June 23, 2014

    Milan: AC Milan vice president Barbara Berlusconi has not ruled out selling Italy striker Mario Balotelli. On Monday, Berlusconi says "Balotelli is a great player but in my mind I don't believe that someone can be irreplaceable, we will see what happens." Balotelli, who has four years left on his contract at...
  • Andrea Pirlo signs new two-year deal to stay at Juventus June 11, 2014

    Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo has signed a new two-year deal with Juventus which will keep him at the Serie A champions until 2016, the club said on Wednesday. Since leaving AC Milan in 2011, the 35-year-old midfielder has inspired Juventus to three successive Serie A titles and his performance has been...
  • AC Milan sack manager Clarence Seedorf June 9, 2014

    AC Milan dismissed manager Clarence Seedorf on Monday and replaced him with another club great, Filippo Inzaghi. In a brief statement, Milan said it has handed youth-team coach Inzaghi a two-year contract until June 30, 2016. Seedorf, who was only four months into a two-and-a-half year contract, replaced the fired Massimiliano Allegri...
  • AC Milan to sack Seedorf, hire Inzaghi as coach: reports May 27, 2014

    AC Milan are set to fire coach Clarence Seedorf and replace him with youth team coach Filippo Inzaghi, Italian media said on Tuesday. Seedorf is only four months into a two-and-a-half year contract and has overseen a considerable improvement in results, but rumours about the Dutchman's future have been rife for...
  • Italian football chief slams racist abuse of Mario Balotelli May 21, 2014

    Racist abuse directed at Mario Balotelli by a young fan outside Italy's training camp was "unacceptable", Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Giancarlo Abete said on Wednesday. The AC Milan striker was subjected to the abuse outside Italy's Coverciano training camp as the squad were put through their paces with manager Cesare...
  • I'm staying at Inter Milan, says coach Walter Mazzarri May 21, 2014

    Inter Milan's under-fire coach Walter Mazzarri has committed his future to the Serie A club following president Erick Thohir's vote of confidence earlier this month. "I'm definitely staying because I have a contract," Mazzarri told a news conference on Wednesday. "I've already spoken about my contract with (technical director Piero) Ausilio,...
  • Antonio Conte to stay as coach of Juventus May 20, 2014

    Turin: Antonio Conte will remain as coach of Juventus for another season, the Serie A champions said on Monday. "Season 2014-15; coach Antonio Conte," the club said on their official Twitter account. Conte has won three successive Serie A titles with Juventus. Conte has won three Serie A titles in as...
  • Juventus finish with win; Osasuna relegated May 19, 2014

    The football leagues in Spain and Italy both wrapped up their seasons on Sunday, with some relegation places and spots in European competitions still to be decided. Juventus made sure to finish their title-winning campaign with a perfect home record, while a railing collapse during Osasuna's game in the Spanish league...
  • Juventus break 100-points barrier with Cagliari win May 18, 2014

    Champions Juventus became the first team to break the 100-points barrier in Serie A when they beat Cagliari 3-0 in their final league game of the season on Sunday. Juventus, who won all 19 of their home matches, completed their campaign with 102 points after winning 33, drawing three and losing...
  • Antonio Conte signs new deal with Juventus May 18, 2014

    Rome: Antonio Conte has extended his contract with Italian Serie A champions Juventus which will keep him with the football club till 2018. According to local media, after several days' negotiation, Conte on Saturday reached an agreement with Juventus club president Andrea Agnelli, reports Xinhua. Conte had publicly claimed that he would...
  • Antonio Di Natale ends football career with a hat trick May 18, 2014

    Antonio Di Natale scored a hat trick to help Udinese draw 3-3 against Sampdoria in Serie A match on Saturday, then announced he was going back on his decision to retire this year. The 36-year-old said a few months ago he would hang up his boots at the end of the...
  • Thiago Silva hopes to return to AC Milan May 17, 2014

    Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva says he wants to follow compatriot Kaka and return to AC Milan later on in his career. "I hope to follow Kaka's footsteps by one day coming back to Milan," he said in an interview with Sky Sport Italia. The Brazil international spent four years at...
  • Clarence Seedorf could stay on as AC Milan coach: Silvio Berlusconi May 16, 2014

    Clarence Seedorf could stay on as AC Milan manager next season despite reports that the Dutchman will be replaced in the summer, club president Silvio Berlusconi has said. Milan are currently languishing at eighth place and head into the final weekend of the Serie A season looking to grab a place...
  • Atalanta fined 40,000 euros over banana incident May 13, 2014

    Serie A club Atalanta were fined 40,000 euros ($55,000) on Monday after a banana was thrown onto the pitch during Sunday's 2-1 win at home to AC Milan. Serie A's disciplinary tribunal also ordered that their Curva Nord stand be closed for one game but suspended the sanction for one year....
  • Chievo survive as Catania, Bologna, Livorno relegated May 12, 2014

    Milan: Chievo made sure of their survival in the Italian Serie A with a crucial 1-0 win against Cagliari while Catania, Bologna and Livorno were condemned to relegation. Dario Dainelli scored in the 72nd minute to earn Chievo the win over Cagliari on Sunday and ensured Eugenio Corini's men of their...