Perhaps the most talked about transfer in Italy this summer has been that of Miralem Pjanić who ended his 5 year association with Roma in favour of joining rivals Juventus. It has left fans of the capital club furious but it’s not hard to see why Pjanic came to the conclusion that his future was 

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Antonio Sanabria’s debut with Roma back in 2015 wasn’t quite as impressive as he would have hoped, but the subsequent season on loan at La Liga’s Sporting Gijon would be remembered fondly by him. After all, the 20-year-old has attracted interest from Spanish champions Barcelona as well as Premier League winners Leicester City. Sanabria struggled 

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With Chelsea possibly set to call time on captain John Terry’s Stamford Bridge career this summer whilst coming to terms with a miserable mid-table finish, a summer overhaul seems guaranteed to take place and a top quality central defender is likely to be top of new manager Antonio Conte’s wanted list. One man linked with 

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Leicester have all but wrapped up the Premier League title under the nose of traditional title contenders, and the humbled English juggernauts will likely retaliate by attempting to seduce every other league’s TOTY (team of the year) nominees with the television deal monies. AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas has been heavily linked with Chelsea and 

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This week, Alessandro Florenzi has been linked with a move to the Premier League with Arsenal and Tottenham expressing an interest in the Roman. The North London clubs also face stiff competition from European champions, Barcelona.   Background Born in Rome, the 24 year-old has come through Roma’s youth academy. He is predominantly a right-sided 

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Chelsea’s disastrous start to the Premier League campaign has raised a few eyebrows. The champions are floating just above the relegation zone, Jose Mourinho’s side having already lost an incredible six games from 11 this term. While there is a clear crisis at the West London club, I take a look at how two of their 

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AS Roma have been busy this summer, they have strengthened various departments of their squad and look to be building a competitive side to challenge Juventus for the Serie A title this coming season.   Iago Falque – The 25-year-old joined on an initial loan deal from Genoa but will secure a switch on a 

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Despite being the most-capped Argentine goalkeeper of all time, Sergio Romero has struggled for attention at club level over the past couple of years. Now, a free-agent after being released by Sampdoria, the Argentina number one is being courted by some of the biggest club sides in Europe. The 28-year-old needs a decent transfer and 

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Name: Kostas Manolas Position: Centre-back Age: 24 Country: Greece Club: AS Roma   A rising star of European football, Manolas made his name in Greece with AEK Athens before a controversial move to their city rivals Olympiacos (his uncle Stelios Manolas was an AEK legend). After a series of eye-catching performances with the Greek giants 

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Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon At the age of 37, veteran Gianluigi Buffon has had one of the best seasons to date as Juventus challenge for the treble. The Juve legend has kept 18 clean sheets in Serie A conceding just 20 goals – the best in the league. The nearest challenger is Roma’s Morgan De Sanctis 

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October 5 2014, Juventus beat Roma 3-2. This is what Roma manager Rudi Garcia said after the match; “This game made me realise who will win the Scudetto. We are stronger than Juventus, Because we are stronger, we have to win tomorrow (versus Chievo), because we have to talk about results.” That was a huge 

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In Marti Perarnau’s new book “Pep”, which accounts Pep Guardiola’s first year in charge of Bayern Munich, there is an enlightening extract which highlights just how obsessive the coach is. After a win over Hannover last September, Guardiola hides away from his family for several hours, going over and over videos of the match before 

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Rudi Garcia in no mood to drop any points as he  as he arrives at the Meazza with a perfect record. Walter Mazzarri left Napoli for a greater challenge in the Summer, pitching tent with the Don Massimo Moratti’s Inter who have suffered a slump since Jose Mourinho left in 2010. He has brought his 

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Following the 2-0 victory over Lazio on Sunday, AS Roma were awash with emotion. Manager Rudi Garcia, boasting a 100% record from four games after joining the club in the summer, became at one with the fans. “I feel like one of you. I feel like a Romanista” he said, while his left-back Federico Balzaretti 

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It was with deep regret that Erik Lamela finally competed his long-awaited move from Roma to Tottenham Hotspur, the Argentine winger making way as the Italian club needed to cash in on the £25 million deal to balance the books. The move has been met by widespread disappointment around the capital as Roma have lost 

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