Mario Balotelli and Brescia seem to have reached breaking point after he was reportedly turned away from a meeting with President Massimo Cellino.
Piero Ausilio confirms Sandro Tonali ‘has the quality to play for Inter’, he is ‘working’ to sign Georgios Vagiannidis and that Radja Nainggolan could yet stay.
Italy’s Minister of Sport Vincenzo Spadafora claims the resumption of football represents ‘an important signal’ for the country.
Brescia patron Massimo Cellino has claimed he ‘made a mistake’ when he brought Mario Balotelli back to Italy.
Serie A will resume from June 20, but the precise dates will be decided tomorrow, probably starting with outstanding Week 25 games, with an aim to conclude by August 2.
FIGC President Gabriele Gravina said ‘the return of Calcio is a message of hope for the entire country,’ as the Coppa Italia is set for June 13, Serie A and B from June 20.
It’s now official, the Coppa Italia semi-finals will be played on June 13 and Serie A can resume from the weekend of June 20, confirmed Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora.
According to Sky Sport Italia, the medical protocol agreed for Serie A matches will quarantine the whole squad for 14 days with a positive test, but is open to changes if the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy eases.
Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora has given the all-clear for Serie A fixtures to resume, but will ask Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte for permission to make it June 13 rather than 20.
According to news agency ANSA, the technical scientific committee (CTS) has approved the medical protocol to restart Serie A games, including mass quarantine for one positive case.
FIGC President Gabriele Gravina claims ‘some clubs were trying to stop the season, perhaps convinced it would allow them to avoid paying salaries.’
Brescia President Massimo Cellino admits Mario Balotelli ‘no longer has his mind with us’ and is destined to leave. ‘We’re disappointed in him.’
Mario Balotelli’s brother has claimed that talk of the striker possibly leaving Brescia is ‘all nonsense. He trains like a professional every day’.
Mario Balotelli held talks with Brescia officials today after his training no-show, amidst reports a contract termination is close.
Mario Balotelli returns to training today, but Brescia reportedly contemplate terminating his contract in Lombardy.
The CTS has made it known that there are no intentions of lowering the two-week quarantine period for players affected by coronavirus.
There are growing reports of a total breakdown in communication between Mario Balotelli and Brescia after he skipped training. ‘No comment.’
The Lega Serie A released a statement confirming the plan of starting games from June 13 and demanding pay-per-view television companies stick to the contracts.
The Italian Government’s technical scientific committee warns people who recovered from COVID-19 ‘could have respiratory problems for months’ afterwards.
The Lega Serie A is meeting today to discuss how to resume the season and it’s very likely they’ll play the remaining Week 25 fixtures on June 13-14.