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Thursday October 31 2019
Serie A stars in Argentina squad

Juan Musso, German Pezzella, Rodrigo de Paul, Lautaro Martinez and Paulo Dybala have all been called up to the latest Argentina squad.

Musso and De Paul have become stalwarts under Lionel Scaloni, despite Udinese’s wretched run of form, which has seen the goalkeeper concede 11 goals in their last two games.

However, there is still no place for Inter loanee Mauro Icardi, despite his return of seven goals in seven games for Paris Saint-Germain.

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Sunday October 13 2019
Tension in Argentina victory

Argentina beat Ecuador 6-1 in a friendly match, with Fiorentina defender German Pezzella on target, but Lautaro Martinez had a moment of tension.

The Seleccion were already 2-0 up when they were awarded a penalty and it wasn’t clear who was meant to take it.

Inter striker Lautaro Martinez and Leandro Paredes both wanted the ball, so eventually Udinese midfielder Rodrigo De Paul intervened to calm the situation down.

Paredes eventually won and converted successfully, which saw him hug Lautaro during the celebration.

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Saturday September 28 2019
Pezzella: 'Why I turned down Milan'

Fiorentina captain German Pezzella reveals he was “tempted” by an offer from Milan this summer, but didn’t want to leave under a cloud.

The two teams face off on Sunday at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“I did receive an offer from Milan this summer, and I was tempted, but I was pushed to continue my experience in Florence because I wanted to cancel out the disappointment of last season,” Pezzella told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Saturday September 28 2019
Serie A stars in Argentina squad

There are five Serie A-based players in the Argentina squad to face Germany and Ecuador, including Lautaro Martinez and Paulo Dybala, but not Gonzalo Higuain.

Coach Lionel Scaloni is preparing to take on Germany on October 9 and Ecuador on October 13.

Udinese are well-represented, as both goalkeeper Juan Musso and creative midfielder Rodrigo De Paul receive call-ups.

So do Inter striker Lautaro Martinez, Juventus forward Dybala and Fiorentina defender German Pezzella.

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Monday August 19 2019
Serie A quintet in Argentina squad

German Pezzella, Rodrigo de Paul, Joaquin Correa, Lautaro Martinez and Paulo Dybala are all in the latest Argentina squad.

With Mauro Icardi again absent due to his lack of football for Inter and Lionel Messi serving a three-month international ban, Dybala and Martinez are two of only three recognised forwards called up by CT Lionel Scaloni.

The Albiceleste face Chile on September 4, before taking on Mexico five days later.

Meanwhile, Genoa defender Cristian Romero and Sampdoria midfielder Gonzalo Maroni have been included in the Under-23 squad.

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Monday July 29 2019
Pezzella unhappy with Fiorentina?

German Pezzella is reportedly unhappy with Fiorentina as it is alleged they are giving his captain’s armband to Federico Chiesa.

Pezzella was named Fiorentina’s captain at the beginning of last season, but Calciomercato.com writes he will be replaced by Chiesa.

Consequently, a meeting has been set up between the 28-year-old and club officials on Monday to ease the tension.

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Wednesday July 17 2019
Pezzella set for Parma

Udinese left-back Giuseppe Pezzella is set to join Parma on loan with obligation to buy.

Gazzetta dello Sport reports the deal is close to going through, with Pezzella having put in a request to make the move.

The 21-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Genoa, but he played just five Serie A games and they subsequently passed up their €7m option to buy.

He recently represented Italy at the European Under-21 Championship and knows Parma sporting director Daniele Faggiano well from their time together at Palermo.

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Friday July 12 2019
Fiorentina: Chiesa in, Veretout out

Federico Chiesa is in Fiorentina’s squad for the International Champions Cup, but Jordan Veretout has been left out.

Fiorentina are adamant Chiesa will not leave the club this summer, and the forward has been called up for the friendly tournament.

However, Veretout is omitted as Roma and Milan battle it out for the midfielder’s signature.

German Pezzella is also nowhere to be seen, although the defender’s exclusion is due to his recent participation at Copa America with Argentina.

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Thursday July 11 2019
Milan in Pezzella talks?

Milan have reportedly held talks over a possible deal for Fiorentina defender German Pezzella.

According to Milan News, agent Martin Guastadisegno discussed Pezzella during a meeting with Rossoneri officials on Wednesday.

However, the website warns Fiorentina value the Argentina international at €20m.

The 27-year-old has been a regular for the Viola since arriving for Real Betis in 2017.

Milan are looking for defensive reinforcements after missing out on Ozan Kabak and being seemingly priced out of Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren.

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Sunday June 23 2019
Roma drop Mancini interest

Roma have reportedly cooled their interest in Atalanta defender Gianluca Mancini, as new Coach Paulo Fonseca doesn’t deem him a priority.

According to Calciomercato.com, the Portuguese tactician has blocked the move for the Italy U21 international, preferring the club set their sights on other targets.

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