Amir Shams-Ansari

STORIES BY Amir Shams-Ansari

Inter Milan

/ 137 days ago

Federico Dimarco: A boy with Inter in his blood

Federico Dimarco began his Nerazzurri journey 24 years ago. Born in Milan to Italian parents, black and blue has coursed through his veins since birth. Coming through the academy, Dimarco was always set for the biggest stage, but a heartbreaking foot injury during his loan spell at Sion put this destiny in doubt. However, the […]

Inter Milan

/ 139 days ago

Hakan Çalhanoğlu reborn in black and blue of Inter Milan

Hakan Çalhanoğlu came to Inter Milan with little expectations in the summer of 2021. The Turkish international underwhelmed at cross-city rivals AC Milan. Few Nerazzurri supporters felt the midfielder can fill the void of Eriksen’s absence. However, the set-piece specialist proved his doubters wrong immediately. He scored in the season opener for Inter's title defense […]

Transfer News

/ 233 days ago

Underrated summer signings to watch in the 2022/23 season

There are plenty of big names to that are part of the summer signings for 2022/23. The busy transfer window saw billions of dollars exchanged. Therefore, it is easy to lose track of all the switches. It is easy to recall major names and transfers like Haaland, Núñez, and Lewandowski, all which made blockbuster moves. […]

AS Roma

/ 242 days ago

Paulo Dybala arrives as Roma's new diamond up top

Paulo Dybala's free and unceremonious transfer to Roma is a stark contrast of just a couple years prior. Just two years ago, Dybala celebrated his fifth-consecutive Scudetto with Juventus. Fans chanted for 'La Joya' across Turin. Since then, the narrative turned on its head. Following the 2021/22 campaign, the Argentine international sat out of contract […]
Nicolò Campo

Inter Milan

/ 262 days ago

Romelu Lukaku homecoming provides opportunity at Inter Milan

Romelu Lukaku is returning to Inter Milan after a disappointing season at Stamford Bridge with Chelsea. During his previous two-year stint at the San Siro, Lukaku dominated the goal-scoring charts of Serie A. Consequently, he won Serie A Most Valuable Player as Inter won the Scudetto in 2020/21. Following that season, he returned to England […]

Antonio Conte

/ 263 days ago

How Antonio Conte revitalized Spurs into an elite side

Having held on to Harry Kane, anticipation mounted at Tottenham to kick-off the 21/22 season. Summer recruits Emerson Royal and Cristian Romero sparked hope in the hearts of many Spurs fans. Both shored up an otherwise aging defense. This excitement reached its climax on Matchday One. A goal by Heung-min Son saw Spurs shock reigning […]
Michael Regan

Leagues: EPL

/ 279 days ago

Lookback at the 2021/22 Premier League's disappointing signings

Each year, some players earn designation as Premier League's disappointing signings This past season, EPL clubs spent a combined $1.8 billion on transfer fees for incoming players. Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Aston Villa led the way in spending this past year. Not all of these players lived up to the hefty investment. It […]
Nicolò Campo


/ 279 days ago

Lautaro Martínez develops into elite option for club and country

Lautaro Martínez's development takes a back seat to the focus on Argentina surrounding Lionel Messi. However, the Inter Milan star is by no means a passenger to Argentina's recent string of successes. Argentina extended its unbeaten streak in all competitions to a staggering 33 games with a 5-0 thrashing of Estonia. Consequently, Argentina slowly rises […]

AC Milan

/ 291 days ago

Transfer needs for Serie A's top four finishers

After a thrilling campaign, many Serie A teams have transfer needs heading into the 2022/2023 season. Both Milan teams will be hungry to improve their squads as they both look to battle for the much-coveted second star next season. Meanwhile, Juventus is desperate to get some attacking talent after a lackluster season. Club leaders Chiellini […]
Jonathan Moscrop

AC Milan

/ 292 days ago

How the Serie A title came down to the two Milan clubs

The thrilling Serie A campaign came to a slightly anticlimactic close. Milan smashed Sassuolo 3-0 in a do-or-die game. Yet, this season had no shortage of ups and downs for the Rossoneri. A well-earned summit to top Serie A yields a summer-long celebration. Meanwhile, the club's city rivals ponder how the title slipped out of […]