Serie A Predictions for 2011-12 Season: Third Place — Juventus
Serie A Predictions for 2011-12 Season: Third Place — Juventus

For most clubs in Italy, finishing seventh in Serie A for two consecutive seasons would be considered a positive result. But for a club like Juventus, it is nothing short of a crisis. Since their banishment to Serie B, Juventus has lacked the consistent top-of-the-table finishes they had become so […]

Serie A Clubs Face Tough Draw in Champions League Group Stage
Serie A Clubs Face Tough Draw in Champions League Group Stage

The draw is set for the upcoming Champions League group stages, so let’s take a look at the groups in which the Italian clubs will be playing. GROUP A: Bayern Munich (Germany) Villarreal (Spain) Manchester City (England) Napoli (Italy) GROUP B: Inter Milan (Italy) CSKA Moscow (Russia) Lille (France) Trabzonspor […]

Serie A Predictions for 2011-12 Season: Fourth Place — Napoli
Serie A Predictions for 2011-12 Season: Fourth Place — Napoli

Picking Napoli to finish fourth, a spot behind last year’s finish, is certainly not a popular prediction. Most fans of Serie A fell madly in love with their attractive attacking style last season, and would be happy to see them win their first major trophy in over two decades. But […]

Serie A Predictions for 2011-12 Season: Fifth Place – S.S. Lazio
Serie A Predictions for 2011-12 Season: Fifth Place – S.S. Lazio

This season’s Serie A campaign looks to be one of the most competitive in recent memory. With the top clubs from the last few seasons getting older, and upstarts gaining more experience, the gap seems to be closing and fans of Italian soccer have much to look forward to. For […]

Is Juventus’s Search for a Left Winger a Symptom of a Bigger Problem?
Is Juventus’s Search for a Left Winger a Symptom of a Bigger Problem?

Juventus has been very busy this summer, something we are all used to by now, but it seems their business is not yet concluded. Earlier this week club director Giuseppe Marotta revealed the Turin giants are looking to sign at least two more players before the transfer window closes next […]

Can Antonio Conte Help Andrea Pirlo Find His Magic Again?
Can Antonio Conte Help Andrea Pirlo Find His Magic Again?

So far this summer, Juventus has spent money all over the pitch, already adding ten players to their books as of this writing. But despite spending somewhere in the range of 70 million euros on new transfer fees and making permanent loan deals from last season, the biggest buzz the […]

Juventus, Fiorentina and Inter Milan Transfer News
Juventus, Fiorentina and Inter Milan Transfer News

Hamburg rejects Juve bid for Dutch winger After signing striker Mirko Vucinic last week, Juventus has turned its attention towards filling the hole the team has on the left wing. Over the last few days the focus of their search centered on Hamburg’s Eljero Elia and a deal was reportedly […]

Inter Milan Transfer Rumors: Maicon, Sneijder and Eto’o
Inter Milan Transfer Rumors: Maicon, Sneijder and Eto’o

Internazionale have spent much of this week in Beijing, China preparing to defend their Italian Supercoppa tomorrow against city rivals AC Milan. But all the talk surrounding the club has been focused on potential transfers including some very big names. The Sneijder Saga Continues… Obviously any conversation about this summer’s […]

Mirko Vucinic Signs With Juventus In £13.1m Deal
Mirko Vucinic Signs With Juventus In £13.1m Deal

Juventus announced today the signing of Montenegro international Mirko Vucinic, ending the clubs long search for an impact striker. The former Roma star will cost the Turin club 15 million euro, a significantly smaller fee than the club had been willing to pay for their previous targets. For Juve supporters, […]

Roma Capture Barcelona’s Bojan Krkic
Roma Capture Barcelona’s Bojan Krkic

Roma have grabbed the transfer spotlight as they have closed a deal to bring in Barcelona’s Bojan Krkic.  The transfer fee is reported to be 12 million euros, but it is a somewhat convoluted deal that includes a 13 million euro buy-back clause after the 2012-13 season that Roma can […]

All Change at Juventus: Arturo Vidal In, Felipe Melo Out
All Change at Juventus: Arturo Vidal In, Felipe Melo Out

The door is certainly revolving at Juventus. Yesterday began with the club announcing the arrival of Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal in Turin for a medical. Vidal is set to join the Bianconeri from Bayer Leverkusen for a fee of 10.5 million euros. And as Vidal enters, Felipe Melo exits. Earlier […]

Serie A Transfer Rumors: Alexis Sanchez Deal Done? And More
Serie A Transfer Rumors: Alexis Sanchez Deal Done? And More

Alexis Sanchez Deal to Barca Finally Done? It appears the dismantling of the best Udinese side in recent memory continues, as star Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez appears to be finally off to Barcelona.  Despite the fact that Udinese earned a Champions League spot this season, it is hard to blame […]

Juventus Transfer Rumours: Rossi, Vidal, Valencia and More
Juventus Transfer Rumours: Rossi, Vidal, Valencia and More

Rossi to sign this week? Juventus have made it clear that among their summer signings they plan to spend big on a marquee striker.  However, without the promise if Champions League football next season that task can prove difficult.  The club have been linked to just about every available striker […]

Napoli and Udinese Heading In 2 Different Directions In Transfer Window
Napoli and Udinese Heading In 2 Different Directions In Transfer Window

Just about every league in Europe has their own privileged clubs, the biggest and most popular teams loaded with money to spend and trophies shining in their cabinets. Italy is no exception. Most Serie A seasons begin with pundits trying to decide which of the big clubs will win the […]

Serie A Transfer News: Alexis Sanchez, Wesley Sneijder and Alexander Doni
Serie A Transfer News: Alexis Sanchez, Wesley Sneijder and Alexander Doni

Napoli Shoot the Moon, Make Offer for Sanchez As we spoke about earlier this week, Udinese’s Alexis Sanchez is one of the most sought after transfer targets by Europe’s top clubs, being linked with high-priced moves to the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Barcelona. But now we find […]

Velez Sarsfield Announce Sale of Ricardo Alvarez to Inter Milan
Velez Sarsfield Announce Sale of Ricardo Alvarez to Inter Milan

Argentinian club Velez Sarsfield have announced the sale of Ricky Alvarez to Inter Milan, for a fee of around 11 million euros. The 23 year old attacking midfielder was a sought after player in the current transfer window and had reportedly attracted the attention of some big clubs, including Arsenal […]