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The Giallorossi will face off against the 10-time Champions League winners in what could represent a very tough test for the Scudetto runners-up.
Although they seemed to dominate proceedings during the earlier part of the first half, Roma quickly found themselves 3-0 down heading into the tunnels at the half-time break.
The reason? One man. Wayne Rooney, seemingly out of nowhere, curled a beautiful long-range strike against the run of play to make it 1-0, set up Juan Mata with a fantastic long ball to double the lead for the Red Devils... Read the rest of the article »
According to Italian publications, the star midfielder will be soon putting pen to paper on a contract extension with the Bianconeri.
If this rumor is to be believed, then Juventus will be definitely hanging on to at least one of their prized assets this summer.
With Arturo Vidal's future still up in doubt, not surprisingly, the Italian press has been searching for a way to at least report some good news regarding the reigning Scudetto champions as not to worry their legions of supporters.
Not surprisingly, Tuttosport... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City kick off their International Champions Cup tournament against Milan, who were defeated in their own opening match earlier this week.
One side will be coming into this match full of confidence whereas the other will proabably be feeling a bit bruised and battered. For Manchester City, who have won their last two friendlies by score-lines of 2-1 and a more comfortable 4-1 result against MLS side Sporting Kansas City, the Premier League champions will be hoping to keep up this good run of form in their first match during this year's... Read the rest of the article »
Italian publication Tuttosport claims that Milan and Arsenal could enter into a cash + player swap arrangement for their two attackers
It definitely seems that the Italian press are very keen to keep Mario Balotelli's name in the papers, especially considering his future at Milan.
As recently as earlier this week, Tuttosport had conjured up a story with the enigmatic attacker being keen on a move to Juventus, which, although it is the silly season, seems as credible as the often-used, trite expression, "when pigs fly".... Read the rest of the article »
Arturo Vidal's latest comments put Manchester United's hopes of the Chilean ace wearing a Red Devils jersey next season in doubt
Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal appears to have put the Red Devils' hopes of signing the Chilean to an end after he came out and said he will not be moving to Manchester.
The 27-year-old ace has dazzled at the middle of the field for his team in Serie A ever since moving to Turin from Bayer Leverkusen back in 2011.
This has led to a host of clubs to chase after Vidal, with Louis van... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United and Roma kick off the second match-up of this year's International Champions Cup.
Both Manchester United and Roma had quite surprising domestic campaigns last season, albeit for entirely different reasons. For the Red Devils, a team that consistently has been in the top four in the Premier League, it was nothing short of an nightmare of a season that saw them break records all for the wrong reasons and as a result will not be playing in Europe this season.
For the Giallorossi... Read the rest of the article »
The Rossoneri start their US pre-season tour under new boss Pippo Inzaghi by taking on Greek side Olympiakos
Milan fans will be hoping that last season will soon become a distant memory as the Rossoneri look to get back on track under new coach Pippo Inzaghi.
They barely scraped into a top half finish, meaning that they won't be featuring in European competiton next season, but if teams like Roma and Liverpool are any example, this does not necessarily mean that they won't be able to redeem themselves... Read the rest of the article »
The Costa Rican, who is officially an Arsenal player yet has yet to feature, is reportedly on the radar of the Serie A side.
Although he has yet to feature for his parent club, Costa Rican attacker Joel Campbell is still hopeful that he will get his chance this season.
The 22-year-old had a largely impressive campaign with his national side, scoring his team's first goal to equalize against Uruguay in their 3-1 group stage win and converting his spot-kick to finally see off Greece in the round of 16.
However... Read the rest of the article »
The Swiss midfielder admits that he's pleased by reports of interest from other sides including Liverpool and Juventus.
Despite having now spent two seasons at Bayern Munich, Xherdan Shaqiri has found it hard to secure a concrete spot in the starting XI under the two managers he's had so far.
The Swiss international notably netted a hat-trick at this year's World Cup as his team cruised to victory over Honduras and although he has yet to join up with his die Roten teammates, speculation is rife that his future... Read the rest of the article »
American fans have the chance to see Premier League giants Liverpool take on a recently resurgent Roma side in a friendly clash in Boston.
Last time Liverpool faced off against Roma in the United States, the match ended 2-1 in favor of the Giallorossi, with goals from Michael Bradley and Alessandro Florenzi giving the captial club a two goal advantage before Charlie Adam's late strike. Interestingly, two out of the three goalscorers on that night--Bradley and Adam--now are no longer with their respective clubs and now ply their trades... Read the rest of the article »
Spanish publication Sport claim that the Premier League giants could battle it out with Barcelona for the Viola star.
Given that they are keen on totally overhauling their squad after their diasterous campaign last season, it is not surprising that Manchester United has been linked to a whole slew of players during this summer's transfer window.
The Red Devils have already been associated with making a move for Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels following the departures of experienced defenders such as Rio Ferdinand... Read the rest of the article »
Premier League and Serie A fans can catch Liverpool taking on Roma on Wednesday evening, before MLS followers tune into Chicago Fire vs. San Jose Earthquakes later that same day.
NBCSN presents a soccer doubleheader this Wednesday, July 23, beginning with Liverpool v. AS Roma in a “Football at Fenway” friendly at Fenway Park in Boston at 7 p.m. ET, immediately followed by the San Jose Earthquakes hosting the Chicago Fire at 10:30 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the Liverpool-AS Roma match joined... Read the rest of the article »
Despite having already brought in a slew of new faces, Liverpool are reportedly still searching to add a top notch midfielder to their ranks.
They already have secured a quartet of new signings, and that is not including most recently QPR's Loic Remy to add to the acquisitions of Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert, Emre Can, and Lazar Markovic.
And they're not done yet, as Liverpool will add Belgian starlet Divock Origi as well as Croatia's Dejan Lovren for a grand total of nearly £100 million.
However, despite the flurry of... Read the rest of the article »
Italian newspapers, notably Corriere dello Sport, claim that the mercurial attacker will definitely not be featuring in a Rossoneri kit for the upcoming season.
Despite vehement denials from the Milan hierachy, notably Adriano Galliani, the rumor mill is still churning with reports that Mario Balotelli has played his last season in a Rossoneri kit. And it has definitely gone into overdrive over the past few days.
As recently as two days ago, there were some outlandish claims from Italy's Tuttosport that Balotelli even telephoned former Diavolo boss... Read the rest of the article »
The Viola hope to keep Barcelona from snapping up their star winger among reported interest from the La Liga giants.
After their successful World Cup in which they made it to the quarter-finals for the first time in their history, it is no surprise that several of Colombia's stars are on the radar for some of Europe's biggest clubs.
While James Rodriguez has been making most of the headlines after his excellent performance in Brazil due to his imminent move to Real Madrid, Fiorentina's star Juan Cuadrado has... Read the rest of the article »
The Turin giants have added yet another new face to their squad for the upcoming season with the signing of the French international.
Despite the initial turmoil due to some sudden changes on the tactician's bench, Juventus have been nonetheless going ahead with making moves in the summer transfer market.
The Bianconeri already added a new face to their attacking arsenal with the recent acquisition of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid. The Spaniard is believed to have cost them €18 million and his move was apparently in... Read the rest of the article »
The 27-year-old Chilean midfielder has admitted he is aware of Manchester United and Real Madrid's interest in him, but will wait seven to eight days before making a decision
Juventus superstar midfielder Arturo Vidal has revealed he will make a decision regarding his future after seven to eight days upon returning from holiday.
The Chilean ace has been a name on many clubs' wishlist since the transfer window opened, with Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Arsenal all rumored to be after Vidal.
English Premier League side Manchester United appear to be ahead... Read the rest of the article »
The on-loan Chelsea attacker is believed to have grabbed the attention of the Serie A winners as they look to further bolster their attack.
Despite impressing while on loan, Chelsea are still reportedly keen on selling Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku during this summer's transfer market.
The Blues apparently are looking for at least £20 million for the powerful attacker, and the player himself, who had an indifferent campaign with Belgium at this year's World Cup is believed to be looking to leave having failed to make an impact... Read the rest of the article »
The Bianconeri, according to reports from Spain and Italy have finalized a deal for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata.
After a dramatic past week regarding some big chances on the manager's bench, Juventus have finally secured the signature of Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata.
Despite the initial turmoil at the club following Antonio Conte's abrupt resignation, and the lukewarm reception given to new coach Massimiliano Allegri, the Bianconeri have moved full steam ahead to ensure that their transfer market goals... Read the rest of the article »
Real Madrid, who made history by becoming the first club to reach double digits in Champions League wins this past May, have been ranked by Forbes as the most valuable football club in the world.
This past May, Real Madrid finally won their much awaited 10th Champions League trophy after defeating their city rivals Ateltico Madrid.
The capital club have consistently performed well in the continental competition, having made the semi-finals on numerous occasions, and due to the presence of stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo--a one man marketing force in his own right--have been consistently... Read the rest of the article »