Lautaro Martinez probably won’t pen his new Inter contract before Christmas, but it could happen shortly thereafter, by January 6th.

Inter Stalwart Lautaro Martinez Dismisses Real Madrid Links

Lautaro Martinez has dismissed any notion of an exit from Inter, with Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid being heavily linked with the Nerazzurri striker. The 2022 World Cup winner was one of the attendees at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris for the 2023 Ballon d’Or ceremony, in which he finished in 20th position.
The MLS Players’ Association has released its salary guide, with Messi the top earner in the North American league. The top five includes two Italians.

Messi Highest MLS Earner, Two Italians in Top Five

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.
Lazio winger Pedro has admitted that he’d like to finish his career at Barcelona, where he previously spent seven years and won every trophy.

Pedro Would Have Liked Barcelona Reunion, Talks Messi

Pedro discussed the upcoming Champions League clash against Atletico Madrid and took stock of the Barcelona season in an interview: “I’m happy to face a Spanish team like Atletico Madrid. However, I would have preferred to take on the Blaugrana. It would have been very nice."
There is no player in this Milan squad who can assume responsibility and lead from the front. With this 'I' aspect, missing Milan are in a ‘Mess’

How the Lack of an ‘I’ Factor Has Put Milan in Such a Mess

As things stand, the Rossoneri lack owners who can run the club putting passion ahead of profit, players who can feel the real pride in wearing a Milan shirt and a leader that can take up responsibility and single-handedly inspire the team. Till these issues are addressed, Milan will continue to be in a mess, irrespective of one good performance or two.
We take you through the best Serie A XI from the 2022 World Cup, including Angel Di Maria, Marcelo Brozovic and Olivier Giroud

2022 World Cup Serie A Best XI: Di Maria, Brozovic, Giroud

The dust has settled after a glorious month of action-packed drama in the Middle East as Argentina secured their third World Cup triumph. However, we are all already looking forward to the return of Serie A which will restart on January 4, including a mouth-watering clash between Inter and Napoli to kick things off in the new year. Nonetheless, that is still some time away so for now, we take you through the best Serie A XI from the 2022 World Cup, including Angel Di Maria, Marcelo Brozovic and Olivier Giroud. 
Inter vice-president Javier Zanetti updated his take on the comparison between Lionel Messi and Diego Armando Maradona after the World Cup victory.

Zanetti Shrugs Off Messi-Maradona Debate: “We Must Be Thankful”

Inter vice-president Javier Zanetti had already spoken out before the World Cup final, declaring that his opinion of Lionel Messi wouldn’t change irrespective of the outcome of the showdown clash against France. Having been crowned world champions, Argentina lifted their third world title – a first since the days of Diego Maradona in 1986.