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Italy are learning that frenetic football produces more frustration than flow, notes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
Giampiero Ventura's beloved 4-2-4 conceals more than it reveals about the Azzurri's new identity, writes Andrea Tallarita.
Milan's rocket-fuelled start to the summer transfer session is about sending a message to Italy and Europe, writes Adam Summerton.
The answer to Inter’s Financial Fair Play worries is to trust in their youth academy, writes Richard Hall.
Benevento have become Serie A’s latest debutants, in no less than their fourth iteration as a club. Livio Caferoglu looks at the southerners’ incredible journey.
Italy had the balance spot-on in their attacking approach to beat Uruguay, writes Tom Scholes.
Italy’s friendly against Uruguay provides some cross-over for the stunning Under-21 squad, writes Greg Murray.
Real Madrid crushed Juventus’ dream of winning the Champions League for the first team in 21 years, but Vincent Van Genechten insists calcio is strong again.
A new ownership, vision of restoring past glories and a wad of cash, Milan are on the rise once again, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Once again, Juventus came up short in a Champions League Final, as Adam Digby recognises the gap separating them from Real Madrid.
The Champions League Final is when we must all put petty club rivalry aside and cheer on the Italian team, writes Susy Campanale.
Starting Dani Alves in a more advanced role for Juventus in the Champions League Final makes perfect sense, writes Richard Hall.
The Italian Champions are a well-constructed outfit and lack any glaring weaknesses, writes Nick Valerio.
Juventus may be hoping for redemption this Saturday, but as Football Espana’s Livio Caferoglu explains, Real Madrid look as good as they’ve ever been.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco is tipped for the Roma job, so Edo Dalmonte wonders if he can take them to the next level. 
Francesco Totti bids farewell, Edin Dzeko matches 87-year tally, two scorers from the new Millennium, incredible Atalanta, Gabriel Paletta's record red and prolific Serie A in Susy Campanale's final season stats.
Brilliant? Frustrating? Hot-headed? As Zinedine Zidane prepares to face Juventus, Gaby McKay recalls his five seasons in Turin.
Juventus prepare for the last leg of their potentially historic Treble, so Adam Digby examines Leonardo Bonucci, a man who delivers at both ends of the pitch.