In 2015, according to La Stampa, the FIGC were looking to initiate around 70 federal football centres as well as 200 development centres in Italy each levying near to 4 million euros in investment. Reports such as this surfaced prominently in 2015 and essentially the targets of growing initiatives were 12-14 year olds. It should 

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Memory lane History is important to understanding both the present and the future. In the 1960’s, most notably between 1963 and ’67, I Nerazzurri swashbuckling (of sorts) use of the catenaccio system under the stewardship of Helenio Herrera brought the kind of success its supporters have come to see as a standard bearer. A guidance 

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Last time out Recording a 6th consecutive and 33rd league title overall, the Old Lady’s dominance is looking hard to prevent. With Miralem Pjanic providing nine assists, not to mention his contribution to countless magnificent slick moves, and Gonzalo Higuain registering twenty-four goals, Juventus won the league by four points. Roma who gave the eventual 

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In the summer 2017 Luciano Spalletti took over as the new manager of Internazionale, a surprising move considering his Roma side finished 2nd in Serie A with their highest points total ever.   Much-needed stability For Inter, Spalletti’s arrival will be an effort to bring some stability to the club. The Nerazzurri have gone through 

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Last year Domestically both Internazionale and Milan fell well short of the standard set by the likes of Juventus and Roma, during last season’s campaign. An astonishingly low scoring Milan nestled in 6th, a place above their fierce rivals, who slumped towards a disappointing 7th. Juve’s campaign was born out of the quality and consistency 

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It has been a crazy, inflated transfer window for clubs around Europe. With the new season approaching, money has been splashed around, with 30 million pounds seen as a normal fee for players. This has been the same for Chelsea Football Club, who have spent over  100 million pounds on players this summer, with 58 

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If you were a Juventus fan, you’d be forgiven for feeling a little glum in recent weeks with the exit of central defender Leonardo Bonucci to A.C. Milan. A genuine Italian world-class star, leaving for an archrival is always going to be a bitter pill to swallow. But the blow has been softened somewhat with 

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There are numerous clubs around Europe who have already had a great transfer window. Everton have had a great window, so have Bayern Munich and Manchester United. However, there is one club that have surpassed them all: AC Milan. But why?   Keeping Donnarumma Keeping Gianluigi Donnarumma is by far the best bit of business 

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Think of the most famous Italian footballers and some familiar names come to mind – Roberto Baggio, Paulo Maldini, Francesco Totti, Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Pirlo, Alessandro Del Piero. With the exception of Del Piero and Andrea Pirlo; all of these players plied their trade in Italy for their entire careers. Granted Serie A , was 

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Speculation over the future of Nemanja Matic has increasingly yet repressively run rife, but the arrival of Tiemoue Bakayoko from AS Monaco may very well mark the epilogue of his chapter at Stamford Bridge. Younger, physically imposing and with a deft touch, Bakayoko has seemingly- if not assuredly- brought an end to Matic’s second spell 

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Juventus have been arguably the outstanding team in this year’s UEFA Champions League. Having come through their Champions League group stage finishing on top and undefeated, they eliminated Porto in the last sixteen, Barcelona in the quarterfinals, and Monaco in the semi finals and only conceded one goal in the process.   Excelling at the 

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Monaco has stunned Manchester United by demanding a £100 million fee for starlet Kylian Mbappe. The Guardian understand that the Red Devils had a transfer of £72 million rejected last week, rebuffing the offer and stating they wouldn’t part with their prodigy for less than a world-record fee. It also comes as a surprise for 

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According to Corriere dello Sport, Cesc Fabregas has reached a verbal agreement with Italian giants AC Milan. The Chelsea playmaker has predominately been used from the bench, despite his decent stats of four goals and seven assists this season.       Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

According to TalkSport, Real Madrid have begun the process of bringing AC Milan wonder kid Gianluigi Donnarumma to the Spanish capital. The 18 year-old is a target of the world elite, including the likes of Juventus and Manchester United. He has emerged as one of the brightest talents in world football, making himself AC Milan’s 

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