Roma are not one of Serie A's traditional powerhouses. The league's base of operations is, both literally and figuratively, up north, where the big three of Juventus, AC MIlan and Inter play. It is, or at least was, where all the money is, where players and managers went when they wanted to make that step up to the big time. Despite having the fanbase, the money, one of the game's iconic No. 10s in Francesco Totti and one of the world's most famous capital cities as home, Roma have spent the majority...
LIVERPOOL -- Mario Balotelli's loan move to AC Milan will be good for him and Liverpool, according to Brendan Rodgers.
Balotelli, 25, has returned to the Rossoneri on a season's loan, 12 months after leaving for Merseyside to sign a three-year contract with the Reds.
The Italy international's £16 million move to Anfield has not worked out, as he scored just one Premier League goal last season and frustrated Rodgers with a series of poor performances.
Balotelli suggested on his departure that...
Stevan Jovetic says Manchester City fans were never able to see him at his best due to his lack of opportunities in the Premier League, and now wants to make up for lost time with Inter Milan by guiding them back to the Champions League.
Jovetic, 25, joined Inter on a year-and-a-half loan deal in July, with a permanent transfer agreed that could earn City £14.25 million.
The Montenegrin struggled for form and fitness after leaving Fiorentina for City in 2013, saying last week that he was frustrated...
Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has warned rival clubs keen on snapping up his club's best players that they are not a "discount supermarket."
AC Milan failed in their bid to sign Roberto Soriano for less than the €10 million release clause he has in his contract, while it was reported on Thursday that Inter Milan had made a bid for Italy international Eder.
Both bids have been rejected by Sampdoria, and Ferrero declared via Twitter that his club does not sell on the cheap.
He wrote: "So...
Inter Milan hope to wrap up the signing of Ivan Perisic on Friday after the player was left out of the Wolfsburg squad for the Bundesliga clash with Schalke.
Reports in Italy and Germany suggest Croatia international Perisic is on his way to the Nerazzurri, whose coach Roberto Mancini has made him a key summer target.
The clubs are reported to have moved closer to an agreement, despite Wolfsburg sporting director Klaus Allofs suggesting that Inter would not be able to afford the 26-year-old.