Juventus have confirmed that their top summer signing, Sami Khedira, will be out for ‘approximately two months’ with a thigh injury. Khedira is expected to a miss six or seven league matches, including big games against Roma and Napoli, plus a pair of Champions League group stage games.
The German international joined the Serie A champions this summer on a free transfer from Real Madrid, but pulled up with an injury in the friendly with Marseille on Saturday.
“Sami Khedira will be sidelined for approximately two months after medical examinations revealed a second-grade myotendinous tear of the rectus femoris muscle in his right thigh,” the Juventus confirmed in a statement.
AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has signed a pre-sale agreement to sell 48 percent of his one of Europe’s most storied clubs to a group led by Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol(Mr. Bee) by the end of September.
A spokesman for holding company Fininvest said:
‘A deadline of September 30 has been set for transfer of the stake and payment of the 480 million euros by September 30. ‘
The Serie A soccer club is owned by Fininvest, Berlusconi’s family holding company which also controls Italian TV broadcaster Mediaset and publisher Mondadori.
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While Inter are in Istanbul for their preseason friendly with the Turkish giants, the Nerazzurri will be also trying to close a deal for defensive midfielder Felipe Melo.
Melo wants out of Istanbul and wants to move to Inter, but with Inter president Erik Thohir refusing to sanction any more money on transfer fees, the club had had to get creative with its offer.
According to the influential Ntvspor, Galatasaray wanted midfielder Gary Medel in a straight swop, but Inter said no. Instead they countered with Saphir Taider, Juan Jesus, Dodo and Nagatomo and told Gala to pick one.
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Reports in Britain join those in Italy in suggesting Roma have agreed a fee with Manchester City for striker Edin Dzeko. Italian media reported over the weekend that the clubs had agreed on a deal worth a total of €23m.
Sky Sports News says that one outstanding issue is how the deal will be structured. It’s thought City may want the €23m total paid upfront, while, Roma are offering €18m, plus another €5m in bonuses.
Dzeko already agreed personal terms with Roma some time ago, a five-year contract worth €4.5m per season as this has been one of the longest running transfer sagas of the summer.
It was all around a bad night for Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri as he saw his side lose 2-0 to Marseille in a friendly at the Stade Velodrome on Saturday night. The defeat was compounded by the sigh of big summer signing Sami Khedira being stretchered off.
The German international midfielder Khedira joined Juve from Real Madrid in the close season after seeing the latter part of his time at the Santiago Bernabeu marred by injury problems. And the 28-year-old was has now suffered two muscle injuries since arriving in Turin.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said AC Milan should aim for more than just a Champions League place this season. The new Milan coach sat down with La Gazzetta dello Sport for a lengthy interview after the tour of China, and here are some of is comments.
“So far it’s positive because we started from scratch changing players, tactics and our working methods. We are putting the right elements in the right places with regards to style of football and behaviour. We have taken the right path and will be ready when the games that really matter come along.
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny still has a future at Arsenal despite being sent on loan to Serie A side AS Roma on Wednesday, according to Gunners manager Arsene Wenger.
The 25-year-old Polish international — who has signed with the Italian club for a season — looked likely to be frozen out for the upcoming campaign with Arsenal having signed Czech stopper Petr Cech from Chelsea.
The Gunners also have Colombian David Ospina, who replaced Szczesny as first choice in the Premier League matches last season, at their disposal.
Inter have landed Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic on an 18-month loan, the English Premier League club confirmed on Friday.
Jovetic struggled to make an impact at City following his move from Fiorentina in 2013 and the Montenegrin international has been allowed to return to Serie A with a view to a permanent transfer. The 25-year-old passed a medical with Inter earlier in the week and later sent a message to City’s fans on Instagram which read “thank you and farewell”.
La Juventus ha appena completato il quarto titolo consecutivo stagione vincente e sono in semifinale di Champions League. Abbiamo i biglietti per tutte le partite della Juve, in casa e fuori, in Serie A e in Europa.
Le marche di pianificazione hanno istituito un enorme partita con la Roma in settimana due. Altre date importanti del calendario è il Derby della Mole (Derby di Torino) il 1 ° novembre e il 20 marzo Intanto il Derby d’Italia (Derby d’Italia) si terrà il 18 ottobre e il 28 febbraio.
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The 2015-16 Serie A fixture list was drawn up on Monday, starting with Fiorentina v Milan, Verona-Roma and Juventus-Udinese. The ceremony was held at the Expo centre in Milan and the season runs from August 22 2015 to May 15 2016.
It is an unusually early start by Serie A standards, brought forward to help Italy prepare for Euro 2016. There will be midweek rounds on September 23, October 28, January 6, February 3 and April 20.
This season has Carpi and Frosinone, making their absolute debuts in the top flight, along with newly-promoted Bologna.