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Serie A To Continue Behind Closed Doors

Italy’s Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora says Serie A will “go ahead” with games played behind closed doors following a meeting held in Rome.

Serie A has been thrown into chaos following a string of postponements due to the ever-growing spread of the Coronavirus in the country.

However only games in certain regions have been cancelled.

This has led to in fighting between many of the clubs, with some stating that either all games go ahead, behind closed doors, or they should all be postponed.

Today a meeting was held between the clubs and Italy’s Minister of Sport, Vincenzo Spadafora, in order to resolve the ever-growing crisis.

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Eriksen: ‘Accepting Inter Milan Offer Was Easy”

Christian Eriksen Inter Milan

Christian Eriksen says it wasn’t a “difficult choice” to accept Inter’s offer as he “wanted to try a new challenge in a new country.”

Eriksen made his debut for Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia win over Fiorentina, and followed it up with his first start in the 2-0 win against Udinese last weekend.

Speaking to the BBC, the 27-year-old said accepting Inter’s offer wasn’t that difficult.

“I wanted a new challenge. To stay in the Premier League would have been an easy solution,” Eriksen told the BBC’s Simon Stone.

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Conte: ‘We Are Not Good Enough To Show Up And Expect To Win’

Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte warned Inter’s 1-1 draw with Lecce is proof that they depend on intensity. “If we go into cruise speed, we can’t bring home the points.”

The Nerazzurri were held to their second consecutive Serie A stalemate, after another 1-1 with Atalanta, and risk falling off the Scudetto pace.

“We are a team who have to go at 100km/h. If someone is below par, or off the pace, we cannot afford that and will end up drawing a game we comfortably should’ve brought home,” Conte told Sky Sport Italia.

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Italian Press Hail Ronaldo And Lukaku’s Scoring Heroics

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku were hailed as ‘lions in winter’ after their goal-scoring exploits at the weekend continued Juventus and Inter Milan’s fierce title challenge.

Juventus are looking to win their ninth consecutive Serie A crown but find themselves locked in a battle with an Inter side that are refusing to give up.

After Ronaldo netted a hat-trick in a 4-0 home win against Cagliari and Lukaku got a brace in a 3-1 win away at Napoli, the duo dominated the front covers of Italian newspapers on Tuesday morning.

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Conte Blasts Capello Over Lack Of ‘Respect’

Antonio Conte took aim at his critics and defended two-goal Romelu Lukaku after Inter Milan beat Napoli 3-1 to move to the top of Seri A.

Lukaku struck twice before Arkadiusz Milik halved the deficit, but Lautaro Martinez’s second-half effort sealed the win – yet that did not stop pundit Fabio Capello labelling Inter a counter-attacking side.

Conte took exception to the analysis and also hit back at critics of Lukaku who already has 14 goals in 18 games for his new club.

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Marotta: ‘No Eriksen contact’

beppe marotta Inter Milan

Inter director Beppe Marotta confirmed they are seeking “a midfielder and winger” in January, dropped Arturo Vidal hints, but denied “any contact” for Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen.

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The Nerazzurri chief was asked before the game against Napoli about Inter’s interest in Barcelona and Chile midfielder Vidal.

“We are having various contacts with agents and clubs to increase the quality level of a squad that is already doing extraordinary things,” Marotta told Sky Sport Italia.

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Mercato: Paul Pogba To Inter Milan

Mercato Transfers Serie A

Manchester United have reportedly told Inter Milan that they are willing to sell them Paul Pogba, but only if they get Lautaro Martinez in return.

It appears that Pogba is keen to reunite with Antonio Conte, since the two worked so well together at Juventus.

The speculation over the World Cup winner’s future at Old Trafford has not died down during his absence from the pitch and the newspaper claims Inter have the makeweight to be in pole position for the former Bianconeri’s signature.

Martinez is valued at around €80million, while United insist Pogba is worth €150m.

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West Ham Want Inter Milan Forward Gabriel Barbosa

Mercato Transfers Serie A

Flamengo’s offer of €16m plus 20 per cent of a future sale for striker Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa is not enough for Inter, and that has allows long term suitors West Ham United back into the fray.

According to multiple Italian sources, including Sky Sport Italia and La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Premier League side are ready to offer €20m plus performance-related bonuses and add-ons for Gabigol.

The 23-year-old is currently on loan at Flamengo and the Brazilian side have claimed a deal was in place to sign him permanently. But Inter insist that is not the case and want to sell ‘Gabigol’ to the highest bidder.

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Deja Vu As Inter Stumble Again In The Champions League

Antonio Conte

Different manager but same result. Twelve months ago, Inter under Luciano Spalletti were knocked out the Champions League after failing to beat PSV in their final group match at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium.

Fast forward twelve months. Two record signings, and a new manager in Antonio Conte, and Inter were in the same situation as a year ago. Win on matchday six and qualify for the Champions League knockout stages.

And once again, Inter failed, losing 2-1 at home to Barcelona reserves, a result that will see Inter play in the Europa League in the new year.

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Barcelona Begin To Tap Up Inter’s Lautaro Martinez

Lautaro Martinez

Barcelona technical director Eric Abidal has admitted the Spanish giants are keeping a close eye on Inter Milan star Lautaro Martinez.

The 22-year-old is catching the eye in Italy after a series of stunning performances for Antonio Conte’s side, and swiftly becoming a wanted man among Europe’s elite sides.

Barcelona, who are known to be looking for a long-term replacement for Luis Suarez, are among those sides interested.

‘Yes, he is a complete player, I think he is performing at a great level,’ admitted Abidal recently to Mundo Deportivo.