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Saturday May 23 2015
Season over for Maxi Lopez?

There are fears Maxi Lopez has already terminated his season after the Torino striker suffered a calf strain.

He looks certain to miss out tomorrow evening against Milan, kicking off at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT). Click here for a match preview.

The forward has been on sparkling form since joining Toro on loan from Chievo in January.

He scored nine goals in 22 competitive matches for the Granata between Serie A, the Europa League and Coppa Italia.

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Sunday May 17 2015
Ventura: 'Maxi Lopez has a choice'

Giampiero Ventura said Maxi Lopez “must decide if he wants to be a protagonist” at Torino after today’s brace.

The striker arrived on loan from Chievo in January and has been on stunning form, scoring a series of Europa League goals and today beating his former club 2-0.

“We created a great deal and 2-0 perhaps doesn’t reflect the extent of our dominance,” the Coach told Rai Sport.

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Monday May 11 2015
Lopez: ‘Torino believe in Europa’

Torino striker Maxi Lopez says the Granata ‘believe until the end’ in their ability to secure a Europa League spot.

Giampiero Ventura’s side can close the gap to sixth-placed Sampdoria to three points if they beat the Blucerchiati’s city rivals Genoa tonight.

“We’re a bit further back than the others,” Lopez admitted in an interview with Sky ahead of the match.

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Sunday April 26 2015
Maxi Lopez: 'Historic Derby della Mole'

Torino's Maxi Lopez claims the opportunity of beating Juventus is “unmissable,” while considering the Azzurri option.

The Derby della Mole kicks off today at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

The Granata, seldom the favourites in their derby, haven't beaten the Old Lady since 1995, but the striker doesn't rule out the possibility of it happening now.

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Thursday March 12 2015
Line-ups: Zenit - Torino

There’s no place for Maxi Lopez in the Torino starting line-up for tonight’s match at Zenit St Petersburg.

The striker, who scored in the historic victory at San Mames in the last round, will start in the bench for the Last 16 tie.

Josef Martinez and Fabio Quagliarella are charged with leading the line for Giampiero Ventura’s men, while Matteo Darmian and Christian Molinaro start on the flanks in a 3-5-2.

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Thursday March 5 2015
Maxi Lopez: ‘Torino are my Barca’

Torino forward Maxi Lopez says he has no regrets over his career, and calls the Granata ‘my Barca’.

The Argentinian played for the Blaugrana between 2005 and 2007, before departing for FC Moscow, and eventually ending up at Torino this January.

“I don’t regret anything because today Torino is my Barca, and the Europa League my Champions League,” Lopez told Todomercadoweb.

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Wednesday February 18 2015
Lopez: ‘Toro can do great things’

Torino forward Maxi Lopez believes the Granata can do ‘great things’ ahead of their Europa League clash with Athletic Club.

Giampiero Ventura’s men will welcome the Spanish side tomorrow, aiming to put themselves in position to qualify for the Last 16.

“This is a prestigious competition,” Lopez told assembled media in a Press conference ahead of the game.

“I am very happy to form a part of this group: I think we can do great things.

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Saturday February 7 2015
Icardi: 'I know nothing about football'

Inter striker Mauro Icardi revealed he “knows nothing about football,” is anything but a party animal and how he reacted to Diego Maradona’s comments.

“Football is a sport I have fun with, but I play it and that’s all,” he told Sportweek. “I never watch games and know nothing about what’s going on in the sport.

“I don’t follow other Serie A results or know who got into the Coppa Italia semi-final. Who is the Chelsea goalkeeper? I know that, I’m not stupid.

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Wednesday February 4 2015
Torino make Europa changes

Torino unveiled their Europa League squad, adding Maxi Lopez, Luca Castellazzi and Alexander Farnerud.

The Granata will face Athletic Bilbao in the Round of 32 on February 19 and February 26.

Midfielder Farnerud, goalkeeper Castellazzi and new striker Maxi Lopez have been added to the list.

They replace Antonio Nocerino, Marcelo Larrondo and Jean-Francois Gillet.

However, there is still no room for Bruno Peres, who scored two sensational goals in Serie A this season.

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Sunday January 25 2015
Maxi Lopez family dedication

Torino striker Maxi Lopez had a special family dedication after beating Inter at San Siro.

The forward provided the flick-on from the corner for Emiliano Moretti to score with the last kick of the game.

“Grit, concentration and the Toro Heart, those are the ingredients that took us to victory right at the end,” Maxi Lopez told Itasportpress.

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