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Monday September 9 2019
Mihajlovic to re-enter clinic

Sinisa Mihajlovic is going back into hospital today to start a second round of chemotherapy, so won’t be on the Bologna bench against Brescia.

The 50-year-old Serbian was diagnosed with leukaemia over the summer and spent all of pre-season training in the specialist clinic in Bologna.

He was given special permission to venture out early and sit on the bench for their opening Serie A game of the season against Hellas Verona.

Miha was then on leave for the second mate, a late 1-0 victory over Spezia.

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Saturday September 7 2019
Okaka: 'Udinese like coming home'

Stefano Okaka “felt like I was coming home” when returning to Udinese from Watford on transfer deadline day.

The forward had already spent the last six months of the previous campaign here on loan and made the move permanent on September 2.

“It was a wonderful sensation, above all setting foot in the Dacia Arena,” Okaka told Udinews TV.

“We had a great ending to the season and it felt like I was coming home, because I felt welcomed with open arms from my very first day here.

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Friday September 6 2019
Argentina held to Chile stalemate

Paulo Dybala, Lautaro Martinez, Rodrigo de Paul and Joaquin Correa all played for Argentina but could not find the breakthrough against Chile.

Lionel Scaloni named a Serie A-heavy XI on Thursday evening, with Dybala, Martinez and Correa lining up in a front three and De Paul playing central midfield.

Despite the array of attacking talent on show, the Albiceleste failed to break down a resilient Chilean side captained by Inter new boy Alexis Sanchez.

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Thursday September 5 2019
Young Azzurri gearing up for 2020

Italy are on the cusp of Euro 2020 qualification, so Vijay Rahaman looks at the young players building towards a spot in the Azzurri squad.

While there are some established stars and those consistently in the squad, what new players could Roberto Mancini look to for the future? A few of them are already in the Nazionale squad facing Armenia this evening and Finland on Sunday, but the 2020 Serie A odds here point to them increasing their Azzurri profile.

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Wednesday September 4 2019
De Paul: 'Happy to stay at Udinese'

Rodrigo De Paul is “happy to remain at Udinese, with a club that wanted me to stay at all costs” despite numerous offers.

The Argentina international was particularly linked with Fiorentina, Napoli and Milan.

“I am more relaxed now that the transfer window has closed,” De Paul told reporters while on international duty.

“Udinese really wanted me to stay, rejecting all the offers that came in. I am happy to remain with a club that wanted me to stay at all costs.

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Tuesday September 3 2019
Serie A fixture changes up to Wk16

The Lega Serie A have released the changes to the fixtures all the way up to Week 16 in December, including new kick-offs for Fiorentina-Juventus, Milan-Inter, Inter-Juve, Juve-Milan and Inter-Roma.

All kick-offs listed below are UK time, add one hour for local time.

Week 3

Sat Sep 14

Fiorentina v Juventus (14.00)

Napoli v Sampdoria (17.00)

Inter v Udinese (19.45)

Sun Sep 15

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Monday September 2 2019
Official: Okaka returns to Udinese

Former Italy striker Stefano Okaka has officially re-joined Udinese from Watford on a three-year deal.

The 30-year-old centre-forward had played for Udinese from January to June this year on loan, scoring six goals in 16 Serie A appearances.

His former clubs include Roma, Brescia, Bari, Fulham, Spezia, Parma and RSC Anderlecht, while Cagliari were also reported to be in for him.

Okaka is an Italy international with four senior caps under his belt, albeit not recently, as his career never quite took off.

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Monday September 2 2019
Fiorentina still in for De Paul

Fiorentina have reportedly returned with a fresh bid of €30m plus bonuses for Udinese star Rodrigo de Paul.

Fiorentina are keen on taking De Paul, but Udinese have made it clear that he will not leave for less than big money.

The Viola appeared to have turned to Stade Reims winger Remi Oudin, but Sport Mediaset insists they are not giving up on the Argentine.

As per the broadcaster, they have tabled an offer of €30m plus bonuses, while pledging 10 percent of a future resale to their Serie A rivals.

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Monday September 2 2019
Transfer Deadline Day LIVE

Football Italia is LIVE on transfer deadline day, bringing you all the breaking deals as they happen in Italy!

Serie A clubs have until 21:00 BST today to wrap up their business for the summer, and there are still several scores to be settled.

Click here if you are on a mobile/tablet device.

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Sunday September 1 2019
Parma comeback surprises Udinese

Parma fought back from a goal down to shock Udinese 3-1 at the Dacia Arena, making the most of Gervinho’s evergreen pace.

Click here for the full match report.

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See how all today's Serie A games unfolded on the LIVEBLOG.

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