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Wednesday September 23 2020
Report: De Boer new Netherlands coach

Former Inter coach Frank de Boer replaces Ronald Koeman as new coach of the Netherlands and should be in charge when Italy host the Oranje next month.

De Telegraaf reveals the former Nerazzurri coach will take over after Koeman, who left the position to take over at Barcelona this summer.

KNVB, the Dutch FA, and De Boer have reportedly reached an agreement for the new coach to lead the side in the European Championship next summer and will thereafter evaluate whether to continue together until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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Thursday September 17 2020
FIFA ranking: Italy climb to 12th

Italy have climbed to 12th in the FIFA ranking after the matches against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Holland in the UEFA Nations League.

Following the draw against Bosnia at the Artemio Franchi and the win in Amsterdam, Italy have climbed one position in the ranking.

In view of the group draws for the World Cup qualifiers, Italy aim to reach top 10 of the European national teams to be seeded first.

Excluding the non-Italian teams, Italy are currently seventh in the standings.

FIFA ranking Top 15

1. Belgium 1773p

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Sunday September 13 2020
Successful surgery for Zaniolo

Roma forward Nicolò Zaniolo underwent a successful intervention in the left knee in Austria today.

Sky Sport Italia confirms the Italy international, who ruptured his ACL in the Azzurri’s 1-0 win against Holland in the UEFA Nations League, was operated by Professor Christian Fink in Innsbruck.

The surgery was perfectly successful, and the rehabilitation period starts from today.

Zaniolo knows it will require time and patience, after having recently recovered from a similar ACL rupture in the right knee.

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Saturday September 12 2020
Roma: Zaniolo travels to Austria for op

Roma attacker Nicolò Zaniolo heads to Austria and will operate the ruptured ACL tomorrow.

The Giallorossi player, who injured himself during Italy’s 1-0 win against Holland in the UEFA Nations League, has headed to Austria in a private flight from Ciampino.

Tuttomercatoweb reveals he has left for Innsbruck and will go under the knife to fix the ruptured ACL tomorrow.

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Saturday September 12 2020
Zaniolo: 'I have run out of knees'

Roma forward Nicolò Zaniolo has already started ‘counting down’ to his return from injury and stressed he has ‘never thought about quitting’, despite suffering his second ACL rupture in eight months.

The Giallorossi picked up a serious knee injury during Italy’s 1-0 win against Holland in the UEFA Nations League, having recently returned from a comparable ACL rupture in the other.

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Friday September 11 2020
Prof. Mariani: 'Zaniolo's ACL injury not a coincidence'

Professor Pier Paolo Mariani, who operated Nicolò Zaniolo’s right knee, reveals the Roma forward had a ‘certain predisposition’ for ACL injuries.

Zaniolo injured his left ACL during Italy’s 1-0 win against Holland in the UEFA Nations League on Monday and the doctor who operated his last ACL rupture in January explained ‘it’s not a coincidence’.

“It didn’t happen to the knee operated on by me, but to the other,” Mariani told Corriere dello Sport. “But it’s not a coincidence.

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Tuesday September 8 2020
Lazovic returned to Verona with sprained knee

Hellas Verona have confirmed midfielder Darko Lazovic suffered a sprained left knee in Serbia’s UEFA Nations League match against Turkey.

The left midfielder returned injured from the international break and reported back with a knee sprain.

“Hellas Verona FC announce that the Healt Department of the Gialloblu confirms the diagnosis of the Serbian national side’s medical staff,” the club wrote in a statement.

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Tuesday September 8 2020
Mancini to Zaniolo: 'I'm sure you will return stronger than before'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has sent a message to Roma attacker Nicolò Zaniolo. ‘I’m sure you will come back stronger than before’.

The youngster ruptured the ACL in his left knee during the 1-0 win against Holland on Monday, only eight months after having suffered a similar injury in the other.

Zanioli will undergo surgery tomorrow and the Italy CT Mancini sent him a message of support.

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Tuesday September 8 2020
Zaniolo: 'I'll be back soon'

Roma forward Nicolò Zaniolo confirmed the ACL rupture in his left knee and thanked the fans for the messages of support. ‘I’ll be back soon’.

The surgery has been scheduled tomorrow, as Zaniolo goes through another injury nightmare and a second ACL rupture in only eight months, this time on his left knee.

“For the many people who are asking me how I am, this morning I carried out the tests that highlighted the rupture of the cruciate ligament in my left knee,” Zaniolo wrote on Instagram.

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Tuesday September 8 2020
Zaniolo out with new ACL injury

Roma forward Nicolò Zaniolo will operate tomorrow, as the tests at Villa Stuart revealed a second ACL injury in only eight months, this time in the left knee.

The Giallorossi confirmed the attacking midfielder, who ruptured his ACL in the right knee during a match against Juventus in January, requires another operation, but this time on his left knee.

The Roma midfielder went off just before half-time in Italy’s 1-0 win against Holland in the UEFA Nations League.

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