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Monday December 28 2020
Palermo chief: 'Napoli perfect for Dybala'

Former Palermo vice-president Guglielmo Miccichè reveals Paulo Dybala had been on the verge of joining Napoli and should leave Juventus for the Partenopei.

La Joya first came to Italy for Palermo in 2012 and moved to Juve for €40m just three years later, but it was almost a very different situation.

“With (then Palermo President Maurizio) Zamparini, we were in the process of selling Dybala to Napoli,” Miccichè told Radio Kiss Kiss.

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Friday December 18 2020
Darmian: 'Milan is my home'

Inter full-back Matteo Darmian said it was ‘something beautiful and special to return home’ after moving from Parma to the Nerazzurri.

The former Milan youth returned to the fashion capital when he signed with Inter on October 5, moving back to San Siro after 10 years.

The former Torino defender has stints with Palermo, Torino and Manchester United during his career and has established himself as an important member of Antonio Conte’s squad at the Giuseppe Meazza.

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Thursday December 10 2020
Cavani: 'Juventus called me often'

Manchester United forward Edinson Cavani reiterated he previously turned down moves to Inter and Juventus due to his connection with Napoli.

The Uruguayan striker, who moved to Manchester United on a free transfer in October, scored 104 goals in 138 games for the Partenopei.

He arrived from Palermo for €12m in July 2011 and spent two seasons with the Azzurri before he was signed by Paris Saint-Germain in July 2013.

Cavani reiterated that he has rejected offers from both Juventus and Inter later in his career, because of his love for Napoli.

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Wednesday November 11 2020
Zampa: 'Dybala should leave Juve'

Former Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says Paulo Dybala should move away from Juventus. ‘His football is more suited for Barcelona and Real Madrid’.

Dybala has struggled after his latest setback and has been criticised in the Italian media for his attitude and form in the start of the new campaign.

His former President at Palermo, who said in 2015 that the Argentine would become the new Lionel Messi, doesn’t understand how Dybala could be on the bench in Serie A and admitted he has advised the Argentine to move for three years.

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Monday November 9 2020
Palermo: ‘Six new Covid cases’

Palermo have announced they only have 13 players available for this evening’s derby against Catania as they registered six new cases of Covid-19.

“The latest round of swab tests underwent this morning showed a total of seven positive players,” Palermo said in an official statement.

The club had already registered five cases in the last few weeks.

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Monday November 9 2020
Serie C: Six new cases of COVID at Palermo

The derby between Palermo and Catania could be at risk, as ANSA reports six new cases of coronavirus at the Rosanero.

The news agency reports the pre-match swabs on the eve of tonight’s match in Serie C, scheduled at 20.00 UK time, has revealed six players positive for COVID-19 and two others are being studied further.

Among the 18 players called up by coach Roberto Boscaglia, six players tested positive for coronavirus, totally asymptomatic.

The club waits for the outcome of the control swabs carried out this morning, as per the FIGC protocol.

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Thursday October 22 2020
Serie B: Reggiana postpone game due to COVID

Serie B side Reggiana now have 11 players and five members of staff positive for COVID-19, so their match with Cittadella will be postponed.

The protocol in Serie B is different to the top flight, as the clubs do not have the resources to create a ‘bubble’ for any length of time.

Therefore, after six cases at Reggiana ahead of their 2-1 defeat to Ascoli, today’s swabs found another 10 people within the club were infected.

That takes the total up to 11 players and five members of staff, including coach Massimiliano Alvini.

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Saturday October 3 2020
Juventus-Napoli: What happens now?

Napoli are blocked from travelling to Turin, so it looks as if tomorrow night’s game with Juventus will be postponed, but what happens now and who decides?

The situation arose because Napoli registered two COVID-19 cases among their players – Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas – plus a member of staff after their 6-0 win over Genoa last Sunday.

Genoa have since registered 22 cases in the matchday squad, including 17 players, most of which played against Napoli.

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Thursday September 24 2020
Glik: 'Benevento want more than survival'

Kamil Glik has claimed Benevento are not only aiming to stay in Serie A and said he was ‘overwhelmed by the passion’ shown by patron Oreste Vigorito.

Benevento start the season with a trip to Sampdoria on Saturday and Glik prepares for his first competitive game with the Giallorossi.

Glik, who has previous experience at Palermo, Bari and Torino in Italy, is happy to be back in Serie A.

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Wednesday September 16 2020
OFFICIAL: Goldaniga returns to Genoa

Genoa have officially announced the return of Edoardo Goldaniga, who comes on another loan deal from Sassuolo but with an option to buy.

The 26-year-old centre-back is back after having spent last term on loan at the Marassi and leaves Sassuolo after three years.

The former Juventus player, capped twice by Italy Under-21, arrived at the Mapei Stadium from Palermo in July 2017 and played his 100th Serie A match against Hellas Verona in the last match of 2019-20.

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