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After revisiting the history of Sassuolo, Francesco Magnanelli revealed he discussed the future of Manuel Locatelli and Domenico Berardi and insisted Roberto De Zerbi is ‘one of the best coaches in Europe,’ in an exclusive interview with Football Italia.
Napoli played their first game after the death of Diego Armando Maradona on Thursday, Lorenzo Bettoni was outside the Stadio San Paolo, soon to be the Stadio Maradona, to describe the atmosphere. 
Francesco Magnanelli revisits the history of Sassuolo, the club he joined in Italy’s Serie C 15 years ago: ‘We haven’t forgot our roots, that’s our secret,’ he exclusively tells Football Italia.
Diego Armando Maradona died in Tigre, Argentina, but being in Naples today one would have the feeling it all happened here, writes Lorenzo Bettoni.
Diego Maradona changed the history of Napoli and Italian football. He wasn't perfect, but his gift for the game will live forever, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
July 5, 1984 is a day no Napoli supporter can forget, the day Diego Maradona was presented at the San Paolo. Our late Dave Taylor was there. Article originally published in 2014.
Juventus struggled more than necessary to beat Ferencvaros 2-1 in Champions League and Lorenzo Bettoni explains why the Old Lady can’t be happy.
Inter’s defensive struggles remain Antonio Conte’s main concern and Richard Hall believes the January window now looks as important as the Real Madrid clash seems dangerous.
Rising to the occasion yet again with a dazzling two-goal performance on Sunday against Napoli, Zlatan Ibrahimović continues to age like fine wine but his injury is a matter of concern, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pedro were both picked up off the Premier League scrapheap, but Owen Diana believes that they can lead Roma into the top four.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s brace against Cagliari doesn’t mean Juventus only depend on the Portuguese star as many other players start to shine for the Old Lady, writes Lorenzo Bettoni from the Allianz Stadium.
Serie A resumes this weekend with Milan on top of the table but Giancarlo Rinaldi argues the league has not found a master yet.
Gennaro Gattuso and Daniele Bonera reunite for Napoli-Milan, but Vijay Rahaman believes there will be no time for sentiment at the San Paolo on Sunday.
After another majestic display against Bosnia-Herzegovina, Richard Hall argues Italy have found its star player in Lorenzo Insigne.
As both Paolo Maldini and Ivan Gazidis have confirmed Milan have a budget to sign new players in January, Kaustubh Pandey takes a look at five potential winter purchases of the Rossoneri.
It seems a lifetime since Italy were eliminated by Sweden three years ago and Richard Hall points out the Azzurri’s transformation is also helping those players who are underperforming with their clubs.
Roma have had a hot start to the season, but Owen Diana thinks it’s still early to understand the Giallorossi’s ambition in 2020-21.
Juventus have shown signs of improvement but there are growing questions over Andrea Pirlo’s substitutions and the team's lack of options, writes Elio Salerno.

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