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Thursday January 21 2021
Czech FA: Ronaldo has not broken Bican's record

The Czech football federation claims Josef Bican scored 821 official goals and not 759, meaning Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has not broken his record.

The Portuguese superstar scored his 760th career goal in the 2-0 win over Napoli in the Supercoppa Italiana on Wednesday.

Opta has registered 759 goals for Bican and Ronaldo thus broke his all-time goalscoring record for club and country.

But the Czech football federation published a statement with an updated number and claims Ronaldo must score 62 more goals to overcome their hero.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Surgery for Luiz Felipe, out until March

Lazio defender Luiz Felipe will undergo surgery in Munich tomorrow and should be out until late March.

The Brazilian defender was replaced during the 3-0 win of the Derby della Capitale last Friday and has, according to Calciomercato.com, spent the last days assessing the swollen ankle in Germany.

The defender has decided to undergo surgery and will start the recovery immediately after the operation tomorrow.

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Thursday January 14 2021
Report: Onguene arrives on loan to Genoa

Genoa are on the verge of signing RB Salzburg defender Jerome Onguene on loan with an option to buy.

SportItalia journalist Alfredo Pedulla reports the Grifone have reached an agreement with the Austrian side and Oguene will soon be available to coach Davide Ballardini.

The defender arrives on loan with an option to buy from RB Salzburg.

Genoa decided to make a move for Onguene when they couldn’t come to terms over a deal for Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos.

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Wednesday January 13 2021
Atalanta won't sell Gomez to a direct rival

Atalanta are reportedly not prepared to let Alejandro Gomez move to a direct rival in Serie A, but the Argentine wants to continue to play in Europe.

Sky Sport Italia reports the Orobici have decided to block any moves to a top team in the Italian League, as Gomez seeks a new challenge after a falling out with coach Gian Piero Gasperini.

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Thursday January 7 2021
UCL: The dates for the Round of 16

Juventus travel to Portugal for their first leg in the last 16 of the Champions League against FC Porto on February 17, whilst both Lazio and Atalanta play the following week.

The draw for the last 16 was held on December 14 but the UEFA has established the fixture list for the upcoming round, with games from February 16 until March 17.

Juventus start with a trip to FC Porto in the first week of the return and host the Portuguese giants at the Allianz Stadium on March 9.

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Tuesday January 5 2021
Report: Gomez clears the air with Percassi

Atalanta forward Papu Gomez has cleared the air with President Antonio Percassi, but Sky Sport Italia claims his relationship with coach Gian Piero Gasperini can’t be fixed.

The broadcaster claims Gomez days in Bergamo are over and that he will move on in January, despite making peace with Percassi in recent days.

There had been a heated discussion between the two and even if they have made peace, the Argentine's relationship with Gasperini seems to be definitively broken and not mendable. 

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Monday January 4 2021
Maehle: 'Atalanta are an amazing team'

Atalanta’s new full-back Joakim Maehle hopes to ‘develop as a player and as a person’ in Bergamo. Here are his first words since joining the Bergamaschi.

The Dane, who moved from KRC Genk to the Orobici, looks forward to start playing for his new side and arrives after great success in Belgium.

He expects to join a competitive team both in Serie A and in Europe and said the move to Bergamo was the ‘right step’.

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Thursday December 31 2020
Seedorf trains with Van Dijk

Former Inter and Milan star Clarence Seedorf trained with injured Holland captain Virgil van Dijk and was ‘happy to see the determination’ of the Liverpool defender.

Seedorf posted a picture on Instagram of him and Van Dijk, who suffered a cruciate ligament injury in October, in the gym and said he was impressed by the Netherlands centre-back’s attitude.

Van Dijk suffered a cruciate ligament injury back in October.

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Thursday December 31 2020
Pioli: 'Milan work to return to the Champions League'

Stefano Pioli stressed Milan are aiming for a return to the Champions League and said Simon Kjaer and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘turned things around’.

The Diavolo dominated Italian football in 2020 and finish the year at the top of the standings, one point above rivals Inter.

But even if the Rossoneri are leading the Scudetto battle, Pioli stressed his main target is to bring Milan back to the Champions League.

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Thursday December 31 2020
Khedira works to be 'ready for the Prem'

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has opened the door on the Premier League. ‘I have worked with fitness coaches to get ready for a higher pace and intensity.”

The Bianconeri midfielder arrived from Real Madrid in July 2015 and has since played 145 competitive games for the Italian giants.

But the 33-year-old seems further and further away from the Old Lady and has been left out since Andrea Pirlo replaced Maurizio Sarri as head coach.

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