≡ Menu

Mercato

Calcio Mercato

As the crisis continues behind the scenes at Napoli, club legend Dries Mertens could be set to join one of the Serie A side’s biggest rivals. A civil war between the players and owner Aurelio De Laurentiis is currently threatening to engulf the team’s season. Now Corriere dello Sport and Gazetta dello Sport are reporting [...]

Mercato: Roma Sign Chris Smalling

Chris Smalling AS Roma

Roma have confirmed the signing of Manchester United defender Chris Smalling on a one-year loan.The Giallorossi have paid a €3million fee as part of the deal, while the former England international will wear the No 6 shirt. Smalling told the Roma website: “As soon as I heard the interest was there, the chance to experience [...]

Mercato: Inter Finally Land Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez Inter Milan

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez has finally completed his season-long loan to Inter. The loan deal does not include an obligation to buy and Manchester United will pick up €18m of Sanchez’s €23m wages. Its a deal that has little downside for Inter. The Chile international was not first choice, Conte wanted Dzeko, but Roma [...]

Juventus director Fabio Paratici insists they are not chasing Mauro Icardi, are “happy Paulo Dybala is with us” and explains Joao Cancelo’s move to Manchester City. Giorgio Chiellini’s flick from close range proved enough for Juventus to start the season with victory in Parma, as Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal was disallowed. Curiously, Dybala started on the [...]

Calcio Mercato

Napoli have signed winger Hirving Lozano from PSV Eindhoven in a club record €40 million deal. The 24-year-old has signed a five-year contract after completing a medical on Wednesday at the Villa Stuart clinic in Rome. Lozano had been on Napoli’s radar since January, with negotiations dragging on all summer, but were finally resolved after [...]

Franck Ribery Fiorentina

Franck Ribery was given a spectacular presentation at the Stadio Artemio Franchi. “I knew three weeks ago I’d be coming to Fiorentina.” About 12,000 fans welcomed new signing Ribery, who walked onto the field to the ‘Rocky’ theme tune, and did a few ball tricks in the center circle, before speaking to the fans. The [...]

Juventus Tell Emre Can He Is Not Needed

Calcio Mercato

Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich could reportedly make a late swoop for Emre Can after Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri told the midfielder he is not needed. Following the summer arrivals of both Aaron Ramsey and Adrien Rabiot, Juventus now have seven senior midfielders, and it is widely expected that at least one will be sold [...]

Calcio Mercato

Inter, Napoli and Roma have reportedly formed an anti-Juventus alliance to stop the Old Lady from signing Mauro Icardi. According to Corriere dello Sport, the three sides have put on ‘a united front’ to strengthen their respective attacks and ensure Juve miss out on Icardi. The newspaper talks up a three-way striker deal, which would [...]

Is Alexis Sanchez Heading To Serie A?

Alexis Sanchez wants a Manchester United escape over the next fortnight in pursuit of first-team football. The Chilean, who trained with the United squad on Wednesday, has made just four Premier League starts since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took over last December. Solskjaer insisted last week that he expects Sanchez to stay at Old Trafford but [...]

Calcio Mercato

The transfer window may have shut in the UK, but across the rest of Europe, teams are jostling to get their last-minute deals done. With the transfer window not closing in Italy until 31 August, there is still plenty of time for some big names to move on. This summer has not been short of [...]