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Wednesday July 24 2019
Bosnia: Dzeko wants Inter move

Bosnia CT Robert Prosinecki has revealed that ‘one of the best strikers in the world’ Edin Dzeko wants to leave Roma for Inter.

Dzeko has been heavily linked with Inter since the end of last season, and Prosinecki urged his No 9 to make the move to San Siro.

“For me, he is certainly, even today, one of the best strikers in the world,” the former Barcelona and Real Madrid midfielder told Passioneinter.com.

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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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Friday June 14 2019
Rankings: Italy move up to 14th

Italy continue their steady rise under Roberto Mancini after climbing to 14th in the FIFA World Ranking.

Wins against Greece and Bosnia-Herzegovina in Euro 2020 qualifying this month make Italy the biggest movers in the top 20 as they go up three places.

Greece, on the other hand, fell the furthest, dropping nine spots to 52nd after defeats to the Azzurri, Turkey and Armenia.

Belgium stay top, with France, Brazil and England below them, while Portugal and Spain have each climbed two positions to fifth and seventh respectively.

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Thursday June 13 2019
'Dzeko said he's leaving Roma'

Bosnia-Herzegovina CT Robert Prosinecki has confessed that Edin Dzeko told him he would ‘probably’ leave Roma for another Italian club.

Dzeko has been heavily linked with a switch to Inter this summer and left the door to a departure from Roma after Bosnia’s 2-1 defeat to Italy on Tuesday.

“I talked to both of them,” Prosinecki told CalcioNapoli24, also referring to Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic.

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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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Wednesday June 12 2019
Pjanic: I love Juventus!

Miralem Pjanic insists he is happy at Juventus and ‘loves’ the club, while Italy have a ‘beautiful’ future ahead of them.

Pjanic has been linked with a possible exit this summer, with Juve expected to make several moves in the transfer market once they appoint a new Coach.

However, he told Tuttomercatoweb: “I’m very calm. I still have four years left on my contract, I love Juventus and they love me.

“I’m happy at this club, they’re a serious club and I can still give them a lot.

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Wednesday June 12 2019
'Italy from demoralised to dominant'

Roberto Mancini is glad Italy proved their mettle against Bosnia-Herzegovina. “The Nazionale was demoralised, but now we play good football with a positive mentality.”

The Azzurri maintained their 100 per cent record in Euro 2020 qualifying thanks to a 2-1 victory, but conceded their first goal when Edin Dzeko opened the scoring.

Lorenzo Insigne scored one and set up another for Marco Verratti to turn the game around in Turin.

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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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