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Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship byTelecom Italia, is regarded as one of the best football leagues in the world and it is often depicted as the most tactical national league. Serie A is the world’s second strongest national league according to IFFHS[ and has produced the highest number of European Cup finalists: Italian clubs have reached the final of the competition on a record twenty-six different occasions, winning the title twelve times. Serie A is ranked 4th among European leagues according to UEFA’s league coefficient behind La Liga, Premier League and the Bundesliga, which is based on the performance of Italian clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League during the last five years.

Roma Crashes Out Of Champions League

Nine-man AS Roma crashed out of the Champions League with a 3-0 home defeat in a play-off second leg against FC Porto on Wednesday night. Roma only needed a scoreless draw to advance as they drew the first leg in Portugal 1-1 but had Emerson and Daniele De Rossi sent off. Considering that Roma had [...]

The final places for the group stages of the 2016-17 Champions League will be confirmed this evening setting us up nicely for the draw on Thursday. Plenty of Europe's finest clubs have been waiting patiently for the qualification rounds to end and the groups to be decided with … among the clubs awaiting this Champions [...]

Roma coach Luciano Spalletti criticised new signing Thomas Vermaelen for getting sent off on his debut for the club in the 1-1 draw at Porto in the first leg of their Champions League playoff on Wednesday. Vermaelen, 30, joined the Giallorossi from Barcelona last week but only lasted 41 minutes of his first match for [...]

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Frank de Boer will use a 4-3-3 formation when Inter travel to Chievo Verona this weekend in their Serie A opener this weekend. As we have seen glimpses off in preseason, Inter's attacking four of Banega; Perisic; Candreva and Icardi are as good as anyone on Serie. With pace on [...]

The new Serie A season is almost here, and while Juventus's transfer activities havre garnered all the headlines, the strengthening efforts of Italy’s other elite cannot be ignored. Here is a look at the transfer activity this summer of Juventus, Inter, Roma and AC Milan. Juventus Juventus have arguably had the best summer of anyone [...]

Inter have reached an agreement with Sporting CP for Joao Mario. The deal will become official in the next 72 hours once Mario passes his physical. The midfielder will reportedly cost €40m with an additional €5m in bonuses and Mario has agreed to a five year contract that will pay him €3m per year after [...]

According to according to calciomercato.com, Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic will hand in a transfer request if he isn’t offered a new contract. The Croatian is currently earning €1.2 million a year with the Serie A side but wants a deal closer to what his midfield team mates are earning. Both Arsenal and Juventus are [...]

Big Changes At Roma This Summer

It is all change at Roma as they prepare for a busy period in the transfer market which could see midfielders Leandro Paredes and William Vainqueur make way for new signings. Leicester City have offered €22 million for Paredes, who is also being monitored by AC Milan, Zenit St.Petersburg and Schalke. Vanqueur was a bit-part [...]

More Criticism Of Overweight Gonzalo Higuain

Former Real Madrid and Barcelona striker Robert Prosinecki has called Gonzalo Higuain ‘a little pig’ after the Argentine returned from his holidays overweight. The 290year-old Higuain who has been criticised throughout his career about his weight, became Juventus’ most expensive signing after completing his £76 million move from Napoli in July. He made his debut [...]

AC Milan legend Arrigo Sacchi has now encouraged the incoming new ownership to rediscover the club’s sense of pride, whilst also insisting that they should be vigilant when signing players. During his initial spell in charge of the Rossoneri, the revolutionary tactician guided the Milanese outfit to the peak of world football, helping his side [...]