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Friday September 13 2019
Azzurri Legends to play Germany

Francesco Totti, Fabio Cannavaro, Andrea Pirlo, Gennaro Gattuso and Gianluca Zambrotta will play for Azzurri Legends against Germany.

The friendly match between bygone stars will be at the Sportpark Ronhof in Fürth on October 7.

Many of these players faced off in the 2006 World Cup semi-final in Dortmund, which saw Italy emerge 2-0 winners in extra time with goals from Fabio Grosso and Alessandro Del Piero.

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Thursday August 22 2019
Milan take the tactical route

While others splash the cash on household names, Anthony Barbagallo believes Milan have made the most important investment in a real tactician.

Witnessing a seven-time Champions League winner sleep for the last six Serie A seasons has been nothing but tragic for one of Calcio’s titans. With half of the Italian media describing this crisis as a period of mediocrity, some believe, including former coaching legend Arrigo Sacchi, that Marco Giampaolo’s footballing philosophy will steer this Milan side back on the path to prosperity.

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Friday August 16 2019
Sourcing the Suso solution

Suso’s strengths and weaknesses as a winger could be just as crucial in a trequartista role for Milan, writes Elio Salerno.

Jesús Joaquín Fernández Sáenz de la Torre is a player who at times is as puzzling and dazzling as his flamboyant Spanish name. The attacker who we have all come to know simply as ‘Suso’ generates substantial debate between Milan fans.

Undoubtedly talented with a special left foot, the former Liverpool player is frustratingly inconsistent. In amongst his creative moments of magic, Suso is accused of being a peripheral figure in more games than a player with his quality should be.

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Monday August 5 2019
Zenga to Nantes, Gattuso to Miami?

As Nantes move for Walter Zenga after being rejected by Gennaro Gattuso, the former Milan boss could link back up with David Beckham at Inter Miami.

Gattuso was offered the role at Nantes, but Gazzetta dello Sport reports he passed up the opportunity.

The newspaper adds the French club are now in negotiations with Zenga, who is currently out of work after leaving Serie B side Venezia in March.

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Sunday August 4 2019
Gattuso to reject Nantes job

Multiple sources confirm Nantes offered Gennaro Gattuso a two-year contract, but also that the ex-Milan Coach turned them down.

Presse Ocean first broke the story of FC Nantes approaching Gattuso as a replacement for Vahid Halilhodzic, who resigned this week just days before the Ligue 1 season starts.

Now Sportitalia, L’Equipe and La Gazzetta dello Sport all confirm the offer of a two-year contract, but Gattuso seems to have rejected the proposal.

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Sunday August 4 2019
Gattuso up for Nantes job

Former Milan Coach Gennaro Gattuso has emerged as the favourite to replace Vahid Halilhodzic at FC Nantes.

The Ligue 1 club is without a tactician after 67-year-old Halilhodzic sensationally resigned just hours before a friendly draw against Genoa.

He had only taken over in October 2018.

According to French site Soccerlink, Nantes have approached Gattuso to ask about his availability and are waiting for a response.

Gattuso terminated his Milan contract by mutual consent after steering them to fifth place in Serie A last season.

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Saturday July 27 2019
Borini: 'Milan are proactive now'

Fabio Borini praised new Milan Coach Marco Giampaolo, to the detriment of Gennaro Gattuso. “The ideas are more complex, entertaining and proactive.”

The versatile forward, who was at times used as a left-back by Gattuso last season, spoke at a Press conference ahead of the International Champions Cup tie with Benfica.

“Giampaolo’s ideas are different to the ones we had in the past, they are more complex, entertaining and proactive,” said Borini.

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Saturday July 27 2019
Calhanoglu: 'This is my season'

Hakan Calhanoglu admits he had difficulties settling in at Milan, but claims “this will be my season” and asks to play as trequartista.

“If there’s hard work to be done, I am first in line,” he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“I am starting a new season with a new Coach and a new tactical system, so there is also new enthusiasm. I don’t know how it’ll pan out, but I do know this is a strong group of players with a lot of quality.

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Friday July 26 2019
Gattuso set for El Sha link-up?

Former Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso could be about to coach Stephan El Shaarawy at Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua.

According to Sportitalia, Gattuso is ready to get back into management after leaving Milan and Shenhua have sounded him out.

The former Italy midfielder had also been linked with the vacancies at Newcastle United and Al-Hilal, but both clubs have hired new Coaches.

He has already worked abroad with FC Sion and OFI Crete in Switzerland and Greece respectively.

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Friday July 26 2019
Piatek: Giampaolo my best Coach

Krzysztof Piatek is ready to ‘conquer’ Milan’s No 9 shirt and believes Marco Giampaolo will get the best out of him.

Piatek was an instant hit for Milan, scoring 11 goals in 19 Serie A games after his €35m move from Genoa in January, and he has now been given their No 9 jersey.

“The No 9 is an important number for a striker,” he told Gazzetta dello Sport.

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