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Friday January 22 2021
Jovic rejected Milan move ‘because of Ibra’

According to German paper BILD, Luka Jovic turned down a move to Milan as he feared he would not get regular game time because of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The 23-year-old joined Eintracht Frankfurt on loan from Real Madrid in the January transfer window, but Milan had also made an attempt to sign him on a temporary deal until the end of the season.

According to the report, West Ham and Wolverhampton had joined the race to sign the Serbia international who eventually returned to Germany.

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Thursday January 21 2021
FIFA issue Super League threat

FIFA have come out against the idea of a European Super League, warning ‘any club or player involved would not be allowed’ into their tournaments.

The plan has regained momentum in recent months after the pandemic hit revenue all over the sector.

Juventus President Andrea Agnelli, who is also head of the European Club Association, held a three-hour meeting with Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez this week in Turin, reportedly to discuss the European Super League idea.

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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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Tuesday January 19 2021
Perez visits Agnelli and Juventus

Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez visited the Juventus training ground and met with President Andrea Agnelli for three hours today.

The lengthy meeting took place the day before Juve face Napoli in the Supercoppa clash.

According to the latest reports, the encounter was to discuss the general politics of global football.

Agnelli is President of the European Club Association (ECA) and Perez has been open in his push for the creation of a European Superleague.

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Tuesday January 19 2021
Owen and the Inter rumours in 1998: 'I studied Italian'

Former England international Michael Owen has revealed he studied Italian in 1998 to be ready for a possible move to Inter.

The former Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United forward, remembers interest from Massimo Moratti’s Inter in the late 1990’s.

“After the World Cup in 1998, when I was at Liverpool, there was interest from Italian clubs,” Owen told Sky Sport Italia.

“My manager at the time was the same as David Platt’s and he had a good relationship with many Presidents.

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Sunday January 17 2021
De Paul sends message to Liverpool and Real

Speaking about his future after Udinese’s 2-1 defeat against Sampdoria, Liverpool and Real Madrid target Rodrigo De Paul said he sets ‘no limits’ for himself.

The Argentinean gave Udinese the lead against Sampdoria in the second half of a Marassi clash on Saturday, but  the Blucerchiati eventually took all three points thanks to goals from Antonio Candreva and Ernesto Torregrossa.

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Saturday January 16 2021
Inter Hakimi payment mystery explained

La Repubblica claim Inter have agreed with Real Madrid to delay the first payment for Achraf Hakimi by three months.

The Nerazzurri signed the wing-back for €40m to be paid in a series of €10m instalments.

The first was expected in December, but reports in Spain pointed out the money had not been handed over on time.

However, La Repubblica newspaper published a copy of an agreement Real Madrid signed with Inter a few weeks ago, which allows them to delay the €10m payment from December 2020 to the end of March 2021.

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Saturday January 16 2021
Ronaldo: ‘Real Madrid wrong to sell Hakimi, Conte...'

Former Inter and Milan striker Ronaldo defends Antonio Conte’s use of substitutions and says Real Madrid were wrong to sell Achraf Hakimi.

The choices of the Inter tactician have been put into question of late.  

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Friday January 15 2021
Fiorentina in Odriozola talks

According to Sky Sport, Fiorentina are in talks to sign Real Madrid defender Alvaro Odriozola on loan until the end of the season.

The 25-year-old returned to the Santiago Bernabeu last summer after a one-year loan spell at Bayern Munich where he won the treble.

Odriozola has only played one game so far this season, but despite his lack of game time he is not willing to leave Real Madrid, reports Sky Sport.

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Wednesday January 13 2021
‘Barcelona rejected chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo’

Joan Laporta confirms he refused an offer from Inter to sign Leo Messi and reveals he rejected the chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo in 2003. ‘But I have no regrets.’

The former Barcelona President, who is now a candidate for the Blaugrana’s presidency, has confirmed he rejected an Inter bid to sign Leo Messi in 2006.

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