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AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini has rejected an offer to be technical director of the Serie A club, he said on Facebook on Tuesday. The 48-year-old said he would have had to share the role with Massimiliano Mirabelli, who has been appointed sporting director, but has yet to take up the role. "Milan has always [...]

The biggest news in Major League Soccer is not the return of Landon Donovan to the LA GAlaxy. It is that the Galaxy and New York City FC have both been linked with a new World Super League that could start playing in 2021. Set to be launched in 2021, the two MLS sides would [...]

After a summer that saw Juventus plunder the best players from two title rivals, Serie A clubs are fighting back by inserting anti-Juventus clauses in new contracts. The just closed summer transfer window saw Juventus take arguably the best players from Roma and Napoli in the form of Miralem Pjanic and Gonzalo Higuain respectively. As [...]

AC Milan have confirmed on their official TV channel that they have rejected a bid "in excess of €25 million" for defender Alessio Romagnoli from Chelsea. Reports in Italy on Monday claimed that Chelsea had turned their attentions to Romagnoli, having been frustrated by Napoli's stance on their lengthy pursuit of Kalidou Koulibaly. Milan subsequently [...]

AC Milan Is Finally Sold

After many twists and turns along the way, Silvio Berlusconi has finally agreed to sell of a majority share in AC Milan to a Chinese consortium. That Berlusconi sold Milan was not a surprise, Milan has been on the market for months now. What is a surprise is that Berlusconi has sold 99.93% of the [...]

Juventus Activate Higuain Release Clause

In a stunning move the champions, Juventus have activated the €94.7 million release clause in Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain's contract and the Serie A's top goalscorer last season is heading to Turin. The transfer fee paid for the 28-year-old striker is a record for a Serie A club, second only to the €101m fee paid [...]

Serie A 2016/17 Fixtures Released

The Serie A fixtures for 2016-17 have finally been released. The new season kicks off on August 20-21 with two headline matchups as Juventus v Fiorentina is an age-old rivalry and Milan v Torino sees Sinisa Mihajlovic face his former club. Dates of the big derbies are: 20 November 2016 and 15 April 2017: Derby [...]

More money does not mean more quality, at least as far as the Premier League is concerned. The Premier League might market itself as the most exciting league in the world, but is not the league where the best players in the world play, despite paying more money on wages than any other league in [...]

Surprises In Top 100 Players List

No surprise to see that CIES Football Observatory has Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo as its three most valuable players in the world. What is surprising is that they have Antoine Griezmann, Harry Kane and Anthony Martial all valued ahead of Luis Suarez. The values of the players are based on several different variables [...]

The AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has often hit the headlines for astonishing comments or behavior and that’s happened once again. The former Italian prime minister was obviously not impressed with Milan’s season as they finished a disappointing seventh place in Serie A - not enough to qualify for a Europa League spot via their [...]