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Thursday September 19 2019
Moggi: Why Henry failed at Juve...

Luciano Moggi claims Thierry Henry failed at Juventus because he “suffered from tight marking and was sad when he had dropped to the bench.”

Moggi [pictured, left] was Juve’s general manager between 1994 and 2006, and he admits he had his eye on several Premier League stars before he left due to his role in the Calciopoli scandal.

“Both were great teams,” he told The Daily Mail, speaking of his Bianconeri side and Manchester United’s treble-winning team of 1999.

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Tuesday September 17 2019
Dzeko hopes for long Mkhi stay

Edin Dzeko has revealed that “hopefully Henrikh Mkhitaryan can stay a long time” at Roma after making an instant impact.

Mkhitaryan only joined Roma at the beginning of the month, but the Arsenal loanee has already caught the eye, scoring on his debut in a 4-2 win against Sassuolo at the weekend.

“I expect it from him. I know him as a great player, and he is a very good addition to our attacking team who wants to play football,” Dzeko told Sky Sports.

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Sunday September 15 2019
Mkhitaryan set for Roma debut

Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout are expected to start for Roma against Sassuolo in their full Giallorossi debuts.

It kicks off at 17.00 UK time (16.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

The Giallorossi are still looking for their first win of the season after a 3-3 draw with Genoa and 1-1 result against rivals Lazio.

Coach Paulo Fonseca has new options at his disposal today, as Mkhitaryan arrived on loan from Arsenal on transfer deadline day.

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Thursday September 12 2019
Spurs architects favourites for new San Siro

Populous, the firm behind Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium, is the favourite to design the proposed new San Siro.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Populous is winning a two-horse race with Italo-American architects Manica-Progetto CMR.

Populous boasts over 35 years of experience and more than 3,000 projects, including Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium and Benfica’s Estadio da Luz.

Manica-Progetto CMR, meanwhile, conceived Cagliari’s new stadium – scheduled to open next year.

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Tuesday September 10 2019
Mkhitaryan braced for Roma pressure

Roma new boy Henrikh Mkhitaryan says he is braced for the pressures of playing for the Giallorossi.

Mkhitaryan was unveiled as a Roma player on Tuesday, the versatile attacker having arrived from Arsenal on a season-long loan.

“I am happy to be here,” began the 30-year-old.

“It has been a hard time [for me] before coming here and now I start a new adventure. I know where I am coming, I know what the team is playing for, what the goals are for this club and of course I will do my best to help achieve those goals.

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Friday September 6 2019
Bielik confirms Milan interest

Poland Under-21 defender Krystian Bielk has confirmed that Milan tried to sign him before he joined Derby County.

It was reported over the summer that Milan CEO Ivan Gazidis was hoping to use his Arsenal connections to land Bielik.

However, the versatile 21-year-old ended up moving to EFL Championship side Derby in a £7m (€7.8m) deal.

“I was hoping to get an opportunity with Unai Emery,” he told Sportowe Fakty.

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Wednesday September 4 2019
Mkhitaryan: 'Italy have changed'

Armenia captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan reveals just how quickly his move to Roma developed and admires the new Italy. “They like to play the ball more.”

The Azzurri’s trip to Yerevan kicks off on Thursday at 17.00 UK time (16.00 GMT) and arrives just days after Mkhitaryan left Arsenal for Serie A club Roma.

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Wednesday September 4 2019
Mkhitaryan and the Armenian Job

With Henrikh Mkhitaryan joining Roma and Italy facing Armenia, Vilizar Yakimov analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the ex-Arsenal midfielder and his national team.

When Henrihk Mkhitaryan landed in Rome to complete his deadline day loan move from Arsenal, the entire idea felt like one cobbled together at the last minute in a sense of desperation.

The Armenian midfielder’s arrival in the Eternal City should add some experience and depth to the young Roma midfield that lost Daniele De Rossi this summer. However, Mkhitaryan is obviously a completely different player, so it’s worth taking a look at how the ex-Arsenal man can help their cause.

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Tuesday September 3 2019
Top 10 hotly-anticipated Serie A signings

With the transfer market now shut, Ramez Nathan identifies the 10 new signings who shoulder the biggest expectations in Serie A this season.

10. Ismael Bennacer (Empoli to Milan)

Milan have put all their focus this transfer market in signing young talents to attain Marco Giampolo's vision for the side and to build a squad that can last for years to come, but if one name is expected to shine the brightest, it's definitely Bennacer.

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Monday September 2 2019
Mkhitaryan: 'I know what Roma are about'

Henrikh Mkhitaryan sees the dry loan to Roma as “a new chapter. I know what this club is all about and we can achieve great things together.”

The 30-year-old forward completed his transfer today on a one-season loan, at a cost of €3m plus up to €100,000 in performance-related bonuses.

“It’s a great opportunity for me to begin a new chapter, with a great club,” Mkhitaryan told the Roma website.

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