Lazio are plotting to add a new winger in January, as the production of their present ones has been lacking until this point. Moreover, most of them are in treacherous contractual situations. Pedro and Felipe Anderson are tied to them only until the end of the campaign, while Mattia Zaccagni till 2025.
Former Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini is on the brink of winning another MLS Cup trophy upon his arrival at LAFC in the summer of 2022. The 39-year-old played a crucial role as Steve Cherundolo's side outplayed Houston Dynamo in the Western Conference final on Saturday night.
Fiorentina spent a lot to overhaul their attack last summer, but they haven’t gotten great returns on their investments. M’Bala Nzola and Lucas Beltran have combined for just four goals. The Argentine has yet to score in Serie A. Despite that, they might not seek a new striker in January.
Federico Bernardeschi reignited the chatter concerning his return to Juventus, which had quieted down in the last couple of weeks: “I became a man and a top-level player with them and left a piece of my heart there. I’ll always be available if they call."
Claudio Lotito sternly addressed the recent chatter about Lorenzo Insigne joining Lazio, as the winger is attempting to leave Toronto FC: “As far as I know, there’s nothing true. At least not that I’m aware of, if I have to be honest. What do you want me to say? That’s that.”
Lazio wish to add a winger in January and are assessing how much it would take to onboard Lorenzo Insigne. The addition isn’t necessarily tied to a departure. They had tried to onboard Mason Greenwood with a late flash deal in the summer but weren't successful.
Alexis Sanchez returned to Inter in the recent summer window, signing a one-year contract, but it’s unlikely to be the final stop of his career. The attacker revealed his plans for the future in an interview with Ivan Zamorano: “I’d like to play in Mexico one day."
Douglas Costa is a free agent after finishing up his contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy and offered his services to Juventus. The Bianconeri had a lukewarm response, even though he would join gratis. He’d like to return to Turin, as Federico Bernardeschi is trying to do.
Victor Osimhen was invited by his colleagues Mario Balotelli and Emiliano Viviano to chat and addressed a few topics, including his future, and had kind words toward his own team: “I’m very comfortable at Napoli for now. Scoring is always a big emotion, but doing so at the Maradona stadium is special."
The MLS has set sights on Olivier Giroud ahead of a possible transfer next summer, even though Milan wish he’d re-up his expiring contract. The Frenchman isn’t in a rush to decide his future. His main goal is doing the best he can this season to get to Euro 2024 in good shape.
Frosinone director Guido Angelozzi recently stated to be open to collaborating with Juventus if they wanted to recall Matias Soulé or Enzo Barrenechea from their loan spells early. However, it doesn’t look like the attacker will head back to Turin in January due to a few factors.
The Major League Soccer Players’ Association (MLSPA) has released its 2023 salary guide, with Inter Miami's Lionel Messi undoubtedly the top earner in the North American league, following his move from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer. While the 2022 World Cup winner takes the top spot, the top five also includes two Italians.