Thiago Motta is reportedly nearing a contract extension with the Rossoblù, and the announcement is expected to become official during the upcoming international break. Lawyer and agent Alessandro Canovi is perfectly sure of the coach’s regard for Bologna’s next game against Hellas Verona.
Gian Piero Gasperini praised De Ketelaere for his impressive display and compared him to former forward Josip Iličić, as the 22-year-old took his tally to two goals from five games for Atalanta. The striker himself expressed confidence in his displays in his post-match interview.
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali has revealed that a move could very well materialize in January, given the Bianconeri put a proper offer on the table. He gave some context as to how the saga panned between the two clubs: ""I admit that there was a contact after Berardi asked to go."
Only three teams have had the honors of going unbeaten so far after four games in Serie A, and Lecce are one of them. As the Salentini await to host Genoa, in what is touted to be high-tempo clash at the Stadio Comunale Via del Mare, visiting coach Alberto Gilardino feels his side have to proceed with caution.
Only three teams have made unbeaten starts to the 2023/24 Serie A - Juventus, Inter and Lecce - as the table gradually starts taking shape. The Nerazzurri, of all, remain as favorites to dethrone Napoli and lift the Scudetto for the first time in three seasons.
Ivan Provedel has earned plaudits from far and wide following his historic 94th minute equalizer against Atletico Madrid, with a decent premium in store for the Lazio shotstopper. Maurizio Sarri’s men were rescued at the death by the Italian, as he rose beyond the Rojiblancos' defense to make it 1-1.
Edin Dzeko believes the Nerazzurri diverted all their attention to the UEFA Champions League last season instead of Serie A. While Inzaghi’s Inter were left undone by Manchester City in the final, Napoli bulldozed their way enroute a historic Scudetto title after 33 years, leaving no chance for other sides.
Although Pavard didn’t get to the best of starts, he eventually grew into the match and ultimately retrieved the ball that culminated in Lautaro Martinez’s 87th minute equaliser. He expressed his satisfaction at making his maiden Nerazzurri start, having been being left on the bench for four straight Serie A games.
Jose Mourinho is anticipating a tough encounter in Tiraspol, in what will be a first ever competitive meeting with Sheriff, having never faced a Moldovan side in any European tournament: ""We have respect for all our opponents. We lost 6-1 a match that should have been won two years ago."
Atalanta face Raków Częstochowa in their UEFA Europa League opener after a year’s absence from Europe, but will have to make do without their star striker. Gasperini gave his thoughts ahead of the clash against Raków in his pre-match press conference, commenting on Scamacca's injury.
Although Calabria has endured a shaky recent week despite a pleasant start to the season, he finds himself on the transfer radar with a Rossoneri contract expiring in the summer of 2025. Real Madrid are strong favorites to seal his signature come next summer.
Cherished once as a Lazio player, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone made an emotional return to the Stadio Olimpico, where he spent four years – winning one Serie A, Coppa Italia, Supercoppa Italiana and UEFA Super Cup each – at the turn of the century.