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Despite growing tension at Milan, it would be in Gianluigi Donnarumma’s best interest to stay to grow as a footballer, argues Matthew Santangelo.
Lazio and Inter provided a dramatic finale to this remarkable Serie A season that screenwriters must envy, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.
La Dea continues to marshal young players through one of the Peninsula’s top footballing academies and mould them into impactful first teamers, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Inter would have plenty to offer the Champions League should they beat Lazio, writes Richard Thomas.
Ahead of the showdown with Inter for fourth place, Daryl Hammond argues Lazio have done more than enough to earn their Champions League ticket.
After 16 years, Lazio and Inter once again go head-to-head in a decisive final showdown and Richard Hall will be at the Stadio Olimpico.
Going into the final round of the season, there are still five teams who could be relegated to Serie B, so Ramez Nathan analyses the situation.
The Azzurri have taken an important step by appointing Roberto Mancini, a rather unspectacular, but solid choice, writes Vilizar Yakimov.
After a seventh straight title and fourth domestic double, Emmet Gates wonders when and if the Juventus dominance of calcio will end.
After a season of the new technology in Serie A, controversy might not have been reduced, but errors and doubters certainly have, writes Daryl Hammond.
Napoli must figure out Maurizio Sarri’s situation before evaluating who is irreplaceable in the squad and who isn’t, writes Matthew Santangelo.
Is it just a one season wonder or can Roma keep in pace with Europe most elite clubs, asks Ramez Nathan, identifying three men who can lead them to the top.
Juventus proved once again that their golden domestic era isn't going to end yet, while Giancarlo Rinaldi notes Milan still have much to learn.
Juventus owe Gigi Buffon a victory in what might be the last big game of his glorious career, the Coppa Italia Final against Milan, writes Vilizar Yakimov.
The Coppa Italia Final gives Milan the opportunity to win a trophy, secure their European status and start the Gennaro Gattuso era, writes Richard Hall.
With Napoli's Scudetto push destined to end in failure, Emmet Gates expects Maurizio Sarri to leave this summer but disagrees Chelsea are best suited to his profile...
With no amount of spending able to revive the Milan sides, Ramez Nathan argues the city of Rome is more deserving of Champions League football
There is plenty of intrigue in the four-team battle for Italy’s (possibly) final Europa League spot, writes Matthew Santangelo.

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