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Serie A

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.

FIFA Approves 48-Team World Cup

The FIFA Council has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup in 2026 to 48 teams, adding 16 nations. This is the first time since the 1998 World Cup that changes have been made to the makeup of the tournament, with the 2026 competition set to feature 16 groups of three. FIFA President Gianni Infantino's [...]

Napoli Star Dries Mertens Agrees To New Contract

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Napoli are on the verge of announcing Dries Mertens has agreed terms to a new five-year deal that will keep him in Naples until 2021. The 29-year-old Mertens has been in sublime form for Napoli in recents weeks and has really stepped up in the absence of Arkadiusz Milik, who [...]

Juventus Sign Genoa Midfielder Tomas Rincon

Serie A leaders Juventus have gotten even stronger with the news that Genoa's Tomas Rincon will undergo a medical on Thursday after the Serie A champions struck up a deal to sign the midfielder. The deal is believed to be an initial six-month loan deal which Juventus will have an option to make permanent at [...]

The Lazio midfielder Senad Lulic has been banned by the Italian FA for 20 days and fined €10,000 for a racist insult towards the Roma defender Antonio Rüdiger following the heated Rome derby this month. As the ban coincides with Serie A’s winter break, Lulic will miss only one game, at home to Crotone on [...]

Roma bounced back from their Serie A defeat to Juventus last weekend by coming from behind to beat Chievo 3-1. The Giallorossi fell behind to Jonathan de Guzman’s header but turned it around either side of half-time through Stephan El Shaarawy and Edin Dzeko goals, with Diego Perotti’s late penalty adding some security. With the [...]

Napoli will play holders Real Madrid and Juventus will take on Porto in the Champions League Round of 16. Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis believes the Champions League draw with Real Madrid 'will be historic.' The 67-year-old also revealed that Coach Maurizio Sarri had predicted that the Partenopei would be drawn against the holders. "It [...]

Higuaín Sends Juventus Seven Points Clear

Gonzalo Higuaín struck again with a trademark goal to give the Serie A leaders Juventus a 1-0 win over Roma in a tense top-of-the-table match which put them seven points clear on Saturday. The Argentinian’s 10th goal of the season and his third in the past two games gave Juve their 25th consecutive home league [...]

A recent study shows that at least 34 players in Serie A earning more than €100,000 per week gross with Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain leading the way, earning an estimated gross wage of €295,000 per week, which puts him in the top 10 in Europe, The 34 players in Serie A making more than €100,000 [...]

The group of Chinese investors who are reportedly buying AC Milan, seem to be buying the club on a layaway plan after coming up with another €100 million towards the purchase of the Serie A club. The seven time European champions were Milan supposed to be sold to Chinese group Sino-Europe Sports Investment Management Changxing [...]

Roma Cut Juventus Lead To Just Four Points

Roma narrowed the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus to four points ahead of their trip to Turin on Saturday. The Rossoneri had an opportunity to forge ahead when Gianluca Lapadula was fouled in the box by Wojciech Szczesny. The goalkeeper, on loan from Arsenal, made up for the rash decision by diving to his [...]