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Most Valuable Players In World Football

The Football Observatory has updated their list of the most valuable players in the world and it has a very English flavor to it, with seven of the top 10 players either being English or they play in the Premier League.

That is a huge turnaround from even three years ago, when the list was dominated by La Liga stars.

The three most valuable players are all forwards: Kylian Mbappé (€252M), Mohammed Salah (€219M) and Raheem Sterling (€208M).

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Juventus Introduce Aaron Ramsey

Aaron Ramsey has revealed he sought the advice of a Juventus legend before he accepted the iconic No 8 shirt after joining the club this summer.

The Welshman was officially unveiled by the Italian champions on Monday afternoon in Turin and he was quizzed on the responsibilities that come with wearing the No 8 shirt worn by Claudio Marchisio, Antonio Conte and Didier Deschamps.

Ramsey wore the shirt number while at Arsenal and was keen to retain it in Italy after a meeting with Marchisio at the club’s medical base.

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Mauro Icardi Kicked Out Of Inter Milan camp

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Striker Mauro Icardi has left Inter Milan’s pre-season camp by mutual consent and will play no part in the pre-season tour of Asia, ahead of a likely messy departure from the San Siro.

Former club captain Icardi has fallen out with chiefs at the club and is understood to have been told by new manager Antonio Conte that he does not feature in plans and is up for sale.

The player’s wife-and-agent Wanda Nara has been hawking her husband around top European clubs and has held talks with Juventus this summer.

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Pep Guardiola To Juventus Rumors Will Not Go Away

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The story was broken by Italian journalist Federico Gennarelli of Radio Sportiva over the weekend. That Pep Guardiola has agreed a deal to leave Manchester City and take up the vacant managerial role at Juventus.

While Manchester City have continued to deny that there is any truth to the story, former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri seemed to indicate that it was true when local newspaper Sport Legnano reported that Allegri was asked by a Juventus fan who his successor would be. He replied: “A manager of Manchester is coming.”

Well we know its not Ole Gunnar Solskjær that is heading to Turin!

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Juventus Plan Stunning Summer Transfer Spending Spree

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri is set to sit down with Juventus chiefs to discuss major signings this summer as Allegri wants to overhaul the team in order to win the Champions League.

Despite dominating Italian football this decade, Juventus have bene unable to land the biggest prize in club football – the Champions League. This season Juve were knocked out of the Champions League in the quarter-finals by Ajax.

Allegri and Juve sporting director, Fabio Paratici have drawn up a wishlist that contains Manchester United star Paul Pogba, PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot, Ajax defender Matthijs De Ligt, Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, Isco and James Rodriguez.

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Juventus Boss: ‘We Have To Improve The Quality Of Our Football’

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has targeted further progress after guiding the club to an eighth straight Serie A title.

Alex Sandro strike and a German Pezzella own-goal cancelled out Nikola Milenkovic’s early goal wrapped up the Scudetto with five games to play.

However, despite becoming Serie A’s second-most successful coach behind Giovanni Trapattoni, Allegri is determined to see the club improve.

He said: ‘Next season the main objective is again the Scudetto. We’ll be up against the Milan clubs, who are improving, while Napoli are also growing. Roma and Lazio could strengthen over the summer.

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Juventus Claim Eighth Straight Serie A Title

Juventus put the disappointment of a Champions League exit behind them as Massimiliano Allegri’s side beat Fiorentina 2-1 to secure an eighth consecutive Serie A title.

Playing in front of an expectant home crowd, Allegri’s players needed just a point to secure the title but went one better after Alex Sandro’s strike was doubled thanks to an own goal by German Pezzella in the second half.

Having lost to minnows SPAL last time out, missing the chance to secure their latest league title, nerves kicked in early in Turin when Nikola Milenkovic scored the opening goal after six minutes.

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Ronaldo: This Is Why Juventus Bought Me

Fresh from scoring the hat-trick that sent Juventus into the quarter-finals of the Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo declared: ‘This is why Juve bought me’.

On a frenzied night in Turin Ronaldo scored three times to overturn a 2-0 deficit against Atletico Madrid and keep the Italian champions’ dream alive.

Ronaldo scored two headers either side of half-time before keeping his cool and smashing home from the penalty spot four minutes from time to spark delirious celebrations.

He is now on course for a fourth European title in a row, with former club Real Madrid humiliated by Ajax in the Bernabeu last week.

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Allegri Admits Juventus Contract Talks Are On Hold

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri says that talks over his future have been put on hold until the end of the season.

Allegri has guided the Bianconeri to four consecutive Serie A titles and his current deal runs through to 2020.

Even though they suffered a shock Coppa Italia defeat by Atalanta, ending the holders’ long unbeaten run in the knockout competition, the Turin club maintain a position of domestic dominance.

Juventus can further extend their 16-point lead over Napoli when they host Udinese on Friday night.

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Juventus Looking To Sign Former Inter Captain

Mauro Icardi

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has revealed the Serie A leaders are interested in Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi.

The Argentine was replaced by goalkeeper Samir Handanovic as captain last week amid contract talks and refused to travel for their Europa League victory at Rapid Vienna a day later.

The club subsequently announced Icardi would miss the visit of Sampdoria on Sunday through injury and the 25-year-old watched his team-mates secure a 2-1 win from the stands.

Icardi’s current deal at the San Siro runs out in the summer of 2021 and Serie A rivals Juventus have made an initial enquiry.