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Sunday January 21 2018
Tare: 'De Vrij clause valid in Italy'

Lazio director Igli Tare confirmed Stefan de Vrij is ready to sign a new contract, but the release clause “would be valid within and outside Italy.”

The defender’s current deal is due to expire in June and he has been heavily linked with the likes of Inter, Juventus, Napoli, Manchester United, Liverpool, Barcelona and Real Madrid.

There are reports the new agreement will include a €25m release clause, but Tare made a crucial distinction.

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Saturday January 20 2018
Real Madrid slam door on Kovacic

Real Madrid have already told Inter to forget signing Mateo Kovacic on loan this month, claim reports in Spain.

There were rumours circulating today that the Croatia international could return to San Siro for six months, seen as an alternative to Jiangsu Suning midfielder Ramires.

However, Defensa Central claim that Real Madrid immediately slammed the door on any such proposal.

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Saturday January 20 2018
Kovacic considers Inter comeback

Inter could ask Real Madrid for the return of Mateo Kovacic on loan if they fail to bring Ramires from Jiangsu Suning.

According to Tuttosport and Mediaset Premium, the negotiations began in a lunch meeting six weeks ago between Inter director Piero Ausilio and Kovacic’s agent.

Ramires remains the first choice, but Jiangsu Suning are unwilling to loan the Brazilian out without having a replacement ready.

Kovacic joined Inter as a very young man in January 2013, arriving from Dinamo Zagreb for €11m.

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Thursday January 18 2018
Inter 15th in Euro attendances

Inter are 15th in European clubs for aggregate home attendances in 2016-17, the only Italian side in the top 20.

The Nerazzurri, who share the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza with Milan, had an average of 46,622 spectators at their home league games.

In total, their matches brought in 885,818 people to San Siro.

While Inter are 15th, the top side was Barcelona, with an average of 78,034 at Camp Nou, followed by Manchester United with 75,290.

Borussia Dortmund followed with 79,653 and Real Madrid with an average of 69,426.

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Tuesday January 16 2018
Madrid push for Icardi

Real Madrid are reportedly still pushing for Mauro Icardi, but the Inter striker notes “you are the master of your own destiny”.

Los Merengues have been heavily linked with the striker, who has a €110m release clause which becomes active in the summer.

While the Nerazzurri are keen to offer a new contract with a higher wage and higher release clause, Corriere dello Sport believes the Spanish giants are very keen to bring him to La Liga.

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Monday January 15 2018
Figo: Inter can’t lose Icardi

Luis Figo has urged Inter not to sell Mauro Icardi to Real Madrid and looked back on his ‘terrific’ spell with the Nerazzurri.

Links between Icardi and Madrid resurfaced on Friday, while Figo spent four seasons at Inter between 2005 and 2009, winning four straight Scudetti.

“Icardi to Madrid? It’s clear that it wouldn’t be good for Inter or Italian football to lose big players,” the former Portugal winger told Corriere della Sera.

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Sunday January 14 2018
Race is on for Goretzka

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirms there’s a race for Schalke 04 defender Leon Goretzka, including Juventus.

The centre-back will be a free agent in June and is considering his options for the future.

“Of course Bayern are interested. It would be crazy not to think about a German international whose contract is running down,” Rummenigge told Sky Sports Deutschland.

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Saturday January 13 2018
Alisson: ‘My future? We’ll see’

Roma goalkeeper Alisson insists he is happy at the club, although he may reconsider his future at the end of the season.

The 25-year-old has established himself as the Giallorossi’s number one following the departure of previous incumbent Wojciech Szczesny.

His performances have seemingly caught the attention of Real Madrid and Liverpool, but the Brazilian has refused to comment on the speculation.

“I am happy in Rome,” Alisson told Sky Sport.

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Saturday January 13 2018
Real Madrid also on Alisson's tail

The queue of clubs eyeing Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker keeps growing, with Real Madrid joining Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain.

He is Brazil’s Number One choice, ahead of Manchester City’s Ederson, and at the age of 25 has 22 senior caps for his country.

It had already been reported that Liverpool and PSG were keeping tabs on Alisson for next season.

Now Sky Sport Italia claim that Real Madrid have also set their sights on the former Internacional hero.

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Friday January 12 2018
Zidane on Juventus wish-list?

Zinedine Zidane, Simone Inzaghi and Roberto Mancini are all candidates for Juventus should Max Allegri move on next season.

There have been multiple reports that Antonio Conte is ready to quit Chelsea and return to Italy in the summer, with Allegri being a prime contender to replace him.

Allegri has also been linked with the roles at Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal and even Real Madrid, so Juve have to consider their own options for the future.

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