BLOG ITALIA: GIANCARLO RINALDI
Gian Piero Gasperini might be tempted by a bigger club, but Giancarlo Rinaldi warns it’d never be the same as building something truly great with Atalanta.
It’d be reductive to call Atalanta’s run to the Coppa Italia Final a dream, as Giancarlo Rinaldi praises the planning behind the Bergamo project.
A step backwards or a genuine opportunity to recapture the golden days? Giancarlo Rinaldi analyses Vincenzo Montella’s return to Fiorentina.
Napoli and Juventus stumbled out of Europe at the quarter-final stage, as Giancarlo Rinaldi looks back over yet another year of disappointment.
Milan consolidated fourth place by squeezing past Lazio, but Giancarlo Rinaldi isn’t sure fans really want to see this team in the Champions League.
It was heartening to see an Italy goalfest after what felt like years, but Giancarlo Rinaldi won’t get too excited about thrashing 10-man Liechtenstein.
If the Milan Derby has taught us anything over the years, it’s to expect the unexpected, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi, but this had more chaos than quality.
A hugely entertaining Fiorentina 3-3 Inter gave Giancarlo Rinaldi all the elements of a classic Serie A thriller: goals, controversy and chaos.
Roma’s victory over Porto confirmed Nicolò Zaniolo’s status as a new star, but still left Giancarlo Rinaldi frustrated with the result.
It would be wonderfully fitting for Fabio Quagliarella to break Gabriel Batistuta's all-time Serie A record in his beloved Naples, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.