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Sunday February 2 2020
Gattuso: 'I fear a Ranieri-led side'

Napoli boss Rino Gattuso says Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri "worries him," and remembered former Perugia President Luciano Gaucci.

The Partenopei travel to Genoa to face struggling Sampdoria tomorrow in the Monday night game, with kick off at 19:45 GMT, but Gattuso says they’ve improved under boss Claudio Ranieri.

“Since Ranieri arrived at Sampdoria they are first in the league for conceding the fewest amount of goals,“ said Gattuso in his press conference.

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Sunday February 2 2020
Understanding Josip Ilicic

Josip Ilicic has the world’s best highlights reel, but Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall knows the Atalanta star's full story.

It seems to be either excellence or infuriation with Josip Ilicic. His career as a whole has been one of chance, good luck, frustration but backing it all up is an incredible talent. At 32 years of age, he is enjoying arguably the best season of his career and is certainly being talked about around Europe as a standout talent. Why has this player not been able to replicate this form, this consistency and this goal scoring record for seasons past?

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Sunday February 2 2020
Nicola: 'Happy with Genoa transfer window'

Genoa boss Davide Nicola says he fully understands the difficulty of their game against Atalanta, and that “the club have raised the level of the squad” in the transfer window.

The Rossoblu take on high-flying Atalanta, with kick off at 14:00 GMT. You can read the match preview here.

La Dea put seven past Torino in their last outing, and Nicola expects a difficult game.

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Wednesday January 29 2020
Parigini at Genoa for medical

Genoa are closing in on Torino winger Vittorio Parigini, who will reportedly have his medical today.

The 23-year-old has yet to play in Serie A this term and his contract expires next June. The two clubs have, according to Gianluca Di Marzio, come to an agreement this week and the player is already in Liguria.

He will carry out a medical at the club, but the Sky Sport Italia journalist reveals that a deal might have to wait until the summer.

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Wednesday January 29 2020
Perez set for medical

Barcelona winger Carles Perez has reportedly landed in Rome and will be heading for his medical at Villa Stuart today.

Gianluca Petrachi has allegedly closed the deal with the Catalan giants at an obligation to buy the player for €13.5m, after an initial period on loan with the Giallorossi.

The deal, according to Calciomercato.com, doesn’t include a buy-back clause in favour of the Blaugrana, which they originally wanted.

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Wednesday January 29 2020
Report: Suso all set for Sevilla

Sevilla have reportedly accepted an obligation to buy Suso from Milan after an initial loan deal, and the winger will allegedly move back to Spain this winter.

The 26-year-old has been linked with a move to Sevilla and now Alfredo Pedulla reports that the sporting director Monchi has approved an 18-month loan deal with an obligation to buy the player.

The SportItalia journalist reveals that the Rojiblancos are close to completing a deal worth €20m for the former Liverpool player.

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Wednesday January 29 2020
Dusseldorf in for Berisha

Lazio are reportedly negotiating a possible move for Valon Berisha to Fortuna Düsseldorf.

The 26-year-old Kosovo international could be heading for the exit doors at the Olimpico, as Tuttomercatoweb understands that the Biancocelesti have entered talks with the German side.

The midfielder’s contract with Lazio expires in June 2023 but could send the player on an initial loan deal with an option to buy this summer.

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Wednesday January 29 2020
Juve to extend with Matuidi?

Blaise Matuidi looks set to remain at Juventus and extend his expiring contract until June 2021, according to Tuttosport.

The 32-year-old’s current deal expires this summer and the Old Lady will allegedly be thorough in their study of his data, to consider all aspects before a renewal.

Tuttosport claims that the Bianconeri have already started the contract negotiation with the French midfielder and Fabio Paratici has been in touch with the former Paris Saint-Germain man’s representatives.

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Tuesday January 28 2020
Rodriguez and Petagna to Napoli

Napoli are allegedly preparing to close a deal for both Milan full-back Ricardo Rodriguez and SPAL forward Andrea Petagna on Wednesday.

According to Alfredo Pedulla, the duo could sign with the Partenopei tomorrow, as Rodriguez will leave on a loan deal worth €1m with an option to buy for another €5m or €6m.

Rodriguez wasn’t in the squad as Milan advanced to the semi-finals of the Coppa Italia with a 4-2 win against Torino after extra time.

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Tuesday January 28 2020
Report: Double swoop for Roma

Both Barcelona winger Carles Perez and Elche midfielder Gonzalo Villar could reportedly become Roma players already tomorrow.

Gonzalo Villar will reportedly have his medical at Roma tomorrow, as he prepares to embark on a new adventure moving from Elche to Serie A.

The Spain Under-21 star has played 20 league games and scored one goal for Elche this term and said “it’s a dream, I’m very happy” to GazzettaTV when he arrived at Fiumicino airport.

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