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Juve, Real, Barca slam UEFA ‘threats’ over ESL

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Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, the three clubs still involved in the proposed European Super League, denounced on Saturday the “intolerable” pressure put on them by UEFA to drop the project. UEFA said on Friday that the three clubs will face sanctions and European soccer’s ruling body has started disciplinary......

Inter’s Serie A title, Lukaku’s brilliance and why Juventus fell short: the story of 2020-21 season

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A business-like 2-0 win over Crotone on Saturday, followed by a draw for 10-man Atalanta against 10-man Sassuolo on Sunday, gave Inter Milan the points it needed to claim the Serie A title this past weekend. It was the storied Nerazzurri‘s first Scudetto in 11 years and the first for......

Who are soccer’s 39 best players age 21 or under?

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The world’s best players are getting younger but, as the likes of Dortmund striker Erling Haaland and Man City midfielder Phil Foden make headlines every week, is it finally time to crown successors to the legendary Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo? 2 Related For the third straight year (read 2019......

Roma’s Fonseca talks Man United and how the Super League almost ‘killed’ football

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On Thursday, AS Roma travel to Old Trafford to face Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United in the Europa League semifinals. ESPN’s Gabriele Marcotti caught up with Giallorossi manager Paulo Fonseca, who shared his thoughts about the task ahead, Roma’s campaign and a fundamental tactical change he’s seen in the European......

Would a Super League really be that super? The stats say otherwise

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The proposed European Super League may have flamed out within 48 hours of it being announced this week, but for a brief time we were being promised a new league chock full of footballing superpowers: AC Milan, Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, Internazionale, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Real......

Transfer dominoes: How could one big move impact the window?

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Soccer’s long-simmering tension between tradition and hyper-capitalism came to a head with the announcement that 12 huge clubs would be breaking from UEFA to form a Super League. That the whole thing fell apart within 48 hours was certainly entertaining, but it didn’t really help us to understand what structural......

Atletico, Inter join English clubs in ESL withdrawal

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Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan have followed Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in announcing their withdrawal from the European Super League. On Sunday, 12 leading European sides confirmed the creation of a midweek breakaway tournament, with Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus and AC Milan the other......

‘We are all ruined’ without change: European Super League chairman hits back at criticism

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Florentino Perez, President of Real Madrid pictured on February 18, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. Mateo Villalba | Quality Sport Images | Getty Images LONDON — The chairman of the European Super League has said plans to form a new breakaway......

UEFA chief slams Super League ‘snakes’

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UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has accused the 12 clubs behind a proposed European Super League (ESL) of “spitting in the face of football lovers” and slammed the “snakes” at its centre, as he dismissed the plan to launch a rival to the Champions League as “disgraceful and self-serving.” Ceferin, who......

Man United, Madrid confirm Super League plans

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Twelve of Europe’s top clubs announced on Sunday they were launching a breakaway Super League, headed by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. AC Milan, Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, Barcelona, Internazionale, Juventus, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur have all joined as founding clubs, the statements added.......

Sources: 15 clubs in $6bn Super League talks

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Fifteen of Europe’s biggest clubs are in talks to launch a European Super League, planned to start in time for the 2023-24 season, with a $6 billion (£4.3 billion) fund backing the project, sources have told ESPN. If the initiative is successful, it would threaten the existence of the Champions......

Dortmund Europe’s best club for young players; Spurs, Inter among worst

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Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland, Jadon Sancho and Jude Bellingham are all first-team players. INA FASSBENDER/AFP via Getty Images Borussia Dortmund have emerged as the best club in Europe for young players to earn their stripes, according to the latest study from the CIES Football Observatory. The CIES has formulated its data......

Ibra close to signing new Milan deal – Maldini

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has had a galvanising effect on AC Milan since returning from MLS. Photo by Fabrizio Carabelli/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images AC Milan‘s technical director Paolo Maldini said striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was close to signing a new deal with the club. Italian media reports said the 39-year-old, who is Milan’s......

Inter Milan’s first jersey with new club badge is WILD

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Inter Milan have unveiled the very first jersey to feature their new club crest, and the Serie A giants have really thrown everything at the design in order to draw attention to their rebrand. The so-called “Special Jersey” forms part of the I M Collection, a capsule of limited-edition apparel......

Forget the Serie A title: Juventus must beat Napoli to retain hopes of top-four finish

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It’s not a surprise that maybe the biggest match of Juventus‘ season is taking place on the day of the Champions League quarterfinals. It is, however, a surprise that it’s a league match. With all Serie A teams already eliminated from Europe’s biggest tournament, it’s the perfect open date for......

Mbappe on facing Ronaldo, Messi: I am the best

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Paris Saint-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe has said that he tells himself he is better than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo when he steps on the football pitch. Mbappe upstaged Messi in February when he scored a stunning hat trick in PSG’s emphatic 4-1 victory at Barcelona in the Champions League,......

Juve’s McKennie suspended after illegal party

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Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo said Weston McKennie, Paulo Dybala and Arthur will not be involved in Saturday’s derby against Torino after the trio attended a party at the American’s home which was broken up by police. McKennie held a party on Wednesday with his two Juve teammates with about 20......

Mussolini’s great-grandson signs with Lazio

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The great-grandson of Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini has signed his first professional contract with Serie A team Lazio. Romano Floriani Mussolini, 18, was called up to the Roman club’s under-19 team in February and has featured in four of their past five matches, earning a three-year deal. – Stream......

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