Zamparini banned for five years

Former Palermo owner Maurizio Zamparini has been given a five-year ban from football for his role in the club's demotion to the non-League. Zamparini's punishment was confirmed by the FIGC's Federal National Court on Friday. Palermo have been forced to restart in the non-League following their failure to register in time fo

FOCUS: What will Correa bring to Milan?

There has been a mixed reaction amongst the Milan fan base to Angel Correa's move from Atletico Madrid. We asked Football Espana’s Feargal Brennan for a hot take on what they can expect from him... Angel Correa’s move to Milan has evoked a mixed reaction from Atletico Madrid fans as he brings to an end a five-year…

Ekdal makes homosexual plea

Sampdoria midfielder Albin Ekdal has called on the world of football to finally ‘welcome’ gay players. There are no openly-homosexual men’s footballers currently plying their trade in Europe’s top divisions, and Ekdal believes the time has come for the taboo to be laid to rest. “No homosexual men play football, they say. How did we let…

Ferrero: ‘I won’t bid for Palermo’

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero has announced he is not making a bid to reboot Palermo after bankruptcy. “It’s more about local politics than football.” Bankruptcy procedures are already in full swing after the squad went unpaid for months and they failed to register for the 2019-20 Serie B season. New groups wil

Sky: De Rossi to retire

Sky Sport Italia is reporting former Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has decided to retire from professional football. De Rossi ended his caree

Oscar: ‘I spoke to Inter and Milan’

Shanghai SIPG midfielder Oscar confirmed he “spoke to two clubs from Milan in recent weeks. I want to play in Italy!” The former Chelsea star wa

Marotta: ‘End transfer fees after 25!’

Inter director Beppe Marotta proposed radical changes to the way transfers are conducted, effectively making players free agents after the age of 25. Marotta sat down with La Gazzetta dello Sport magazine SportWeek and explained just how much the football world has changed since he started in 1977. “In 1978, the transfer headquarters were raided…

Atalanta to play at San Siro?

There are reports Atalanta asked to play their Champions League home games at San Siro, much to the irritation of Milan fans. The Orobici have qualified for the biggest tournament in European football for the first time in their history after a third-place finish in Serie A.

Milan Lab founder set for Juve role

Andrea Barzagli will not join Maurizio Sarri’s Juventus staff yet, but the Bianconeri have hired Milan Lab founder Daniele Tognaccini. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Barzagli has decided to take a little time off after his

Official: Verona sign Badu

Hellas Verona have officially signed Emmanuel Agyemang Badu on loan with obligation to buy from Udinese. The 28-year-old Ghana international

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Deadline day signings take Premier League spending to £1.41bn

Kieran Tierney, Alex Iwobi, Ryan Sessegnon and Ismaila Sarr were the four £25m+ Premier League signings on deadline dayA late flurry of deadline-day signings took Premier League spending for the summer up to £1.41bn, just short of the £1.43bn record set in 2017.Deadline day spending alone by English top-flight clubs was £170m - but on…