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Tuesday August 13 2019
Pjanic: 'Allegri joker, Roma inexplicable'

Miralem Pjanic discussed his rapport with ex-Juventus Coach Max Allegri and “cannot explain” how Roma treated Daniele De Rossi, Francesco Totti and Radja Nainggolan.

The Bosnia international spoke to Vanity Fair about his life, career and relationships, including with former Juve Coach Allegri.

“I have a great rapport with Allegri and we speak often. He just wants to reflect a little on his next step and once he’s made a decision, he’ll have no problem finding a big club.

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Friday July 19 2019
Bosnia-Italy in Zenica

Italy’s Euro 2020 qualifier with Bosnia-Herzegovina will be played in Zenica on November 15, it has been announced.

The Azzurri are to play at the Bilino Polje Stadium in Zenica, approximately 70km north of the Capital Sarajevo.

Italy won 2-1 when these teams met at the Juventus Stadium in Turin on June 11, with Lorenzo Insigne and Marco Verratti on target after Edin Dzeko’s opener.

The Nazionale will conclude their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign against Armenia on November 18.

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Wednesday June 12 2019
Empoli: 'Milan have €8m Krunic deal'

Milan have beaten Genoa to the signature of Empoli creative midfielder Rade Krunic. “We’ll close the deal for €8m,” said President Fabrizio Corsi.

He'll sign a four-year contract worth €1.2m per season.

“Krunic will play for Milan next season,” Empoli patron Corsi told Calciomercato.com. “We’ll close the deal for €8m.”

Krunic, a Bosnia-Herzegovina international, had been expected to follow Empoli Coach Aurelio Andreazzoli to Genoa and was already linked with the club in January.

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Wednesday June 12 2019
Azzurri adjusted to beat Bosnia

Roberto Mancini is developing a clear Italy identity, but Elio Salerno explains the CT also made key tactical changes to defeat Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Italy maintained their 100% record in Euro 2020 qualification as they secured a 2-1 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina in Group J, but as expected, they were made to work for it.

Following the 3-0 victory in Greece, Azzurri boss Roberto Mancini chose to make three changes to his starting XI for Tuesday night’s game. Gianluca Mancini stepped in at right back while Federico Bernardeschi and Serie A Capocannoniere Fabio Quagliarella were introduced to freshen up the attack.

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Tuesday June 11 2019
Prosinecki: 'Italy were stronger'

Bosnia-Herzegovina Coach Robert Prosinecki admits “Italy were stronger and you can’t afford to play badly against them even for a second.”

Edin Dzeko had given Bosnia the half-time lead in Turin, but Lorenzo Insigne and Marco Verratti turned it around with two well-taken goals.

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Tuesday June 11 2019
Bernardeschi: 'Italy kept plugging away'

Federico Bernardeschi praised Italy’s mentality after fighting back to beat Bosnia-Herzegovina. “We kept plugging away.”

Edin Dzeko had opened the scoring in Turin, but Lorenzo Insigne and Marco Verratti turned it around for a 2-1 victory, maintaining their perfect Euro 2020 qualifying start.

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Tuesday June 11 2019
Chiellini: 'Italy kept playing our football'

Giorgio Chiellini believes the comeback win over Bosnia-Herzegovina is “an important step forward for Italy, because didn’t lose our heads and continued playing our football.”

Edin Dzeko had given Bosnia the half-time lead, but Lorenzo Insigne scored a sensational volley from a corner, then set up Marco Verratti’s winning strike.

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Tuesday June 11 2019
Insigne: 'Italy refuse to give up'

Lorenzo Insigne admits “it wasn’t our best performance, but the refusal to give up is in our DNA” after Italy’s comeback victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina.

The Napoli captain was decisive after an Edin Dzeko opener, scoring a sensational volley and providing the assist for Marco Verratti to maintain their perfect Euro 2020 qualifying record.

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Tuesday June 11 2019
Dzeko: 'Bosnia deserved a draw'

Edin Dzeko maintains Bosnia-Herzegovina “certainly deserved more and a draw would’ve been a fair result” after their 2-1 defeat to Italy.

“I’ve cut my head many times, so it’s nothing new,” goalscorer Dzeko told Rai Sport.

“It’s a pity about the result, because we certainly deserved more and a draw would’ve been a fair result. Italy did play better and were in good physical shape after the break.

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Tuesday June 11 2019
Verratti: 'Azzurri achieved nothing yet'

Marco Verratti “hasn’t forgotten” his partnership with Lorenzo Insigne, but warns Italy have “achieved nothing” after beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1.

The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder completed the turnaround from an Edin Dzeko opener, as Lorenzo Insigne scored a sensational volley and then set him up for the winner.

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