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Mario Balotelli returns to Serie A with his home-town club Brescia and Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall wonders if he'll finally find stability.
La Dea might’ve kept almost all their best players, but Vilizar Yakimov thinks Atalanta are unprepared for the challenges that lie ahead.
Maurizio Sarri’s arrival can finally free Douglas Costa to show just what he can do at Juventus, argues Kaustubh Pandey.
Suso’s strengths and weaknesses as a winger could be just as crucial in a trequartista role for Milan, writes Elio Salerno.
Top flight debutants to UEFA Cup winners and plummeting back down to Serie D, Parma are climbing the Calcio ladder again, writes Vijay Rahaman.
Juventus need to think twice before letting a talent like Paulo Dybala leave, as Anthony Barbagallo insists La Joya can shine for Maurizio Sarri.
Antonio Conte has wanted the Belgian for years, so Sam Wilson analyses how Romelu Lukaku will fit in to this Inter side.
Milan Badelj is returning to Fiorentina just a year after his free transfer to Lazio, but Steven Moore believes it’s best for all concerned.
With Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano seemingly close to Napoli, Massimo Nuzzo considers what the Mexican winger can bring to the Partenopei.
Mario Mandzukic doesn’t appear to be part of Maurizio Sarri’s plans, but Vilizar Yakimov thinks Juventus would be wrong to lose the big Croat so easily.
Fiorentina were the home of Gabriel Batistuta and Luca Toni, so Giancarlo Rinaldi finds their current crop of forwards a painful sight.
Brescia are back in Serie A and Alfredo Donnarumma is a name you’ll be hearing a lot this season, explains Kaustubh Pandey.
Daniele Rugani takes one step forward and two back at Juventus, as Wayne Girard warns it’s time to move on.
Inter have already made their best buy of the season and Football Italia’s Chief Correspondent Richard Hall assures it’s Stefano Sensi.
Selling Joao Cancelo to Manchester City and receiving an inconsistent Danilo in the deal makes no sense for Juventus, writes Anthony Barbagallo.
Genoa and Sampdoria are revamping this season with raised ambitions, explains Vijay Rahaman, but uncertainty in the boardroom.
With opening Serie A fixtures against Fiorentina and Juventus, Massimo Nuzzo explains why the tough start to the season is an advantage for Napoli.
Paulo Dybala arrived in a blaze of glory and certainly had some highlights, but Elio Salerno feels La Joya never quite delivered on his Juventus promise.

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