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Edin Dzeko close to Juventus for £15m

Edin Dzeko is set to join Serie A champions from Roma in a €16million (£15m) deal while the proposed transfer saga of Barcelona's Luis Suarez will end here. Juventus have been frantically looking for a striker following Gonzalo Higuain’s move to MLS to join Inter Miami last week. Dzeko and Luis Suarez were the most likely candidates with new coach Andrea Pirlo reportedly preferring a move for the Bosnian international. Sky Sport Italia’s Gianluca di Marzio now confirms (see below) that a deal is in place

Henrikh Mkhitaryan leaves Arsenal to join AS Roma

Midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has joined Roma on a permanent basis after his contract with Arsenal was terminated by mutual consent. https://twitter.com/HenrikhMkh/status/1300494407427411969?s=19 The Armenia international spent most of last season on loan with the Serie A side, scoring nine goals in 27 games.Mkhitaryan, 31, joined Arsenal from Manchester United in January 2018, in a swap deal with Alexis Sanchez. He went on to score nine goals in 58 games for the Gunners, helping them reach the 2019

Sandro Tonali getting close to AC Milan

Milan are insisting on signing Sandro Tonali, who is destined to leave Brescia this summer as they were relegated to Serie B. With Paolo Maldini in the front line, the Rossoneri are now getting closer, a report claims.  As reported by today’s edition of Gazzetta Dello Sport (via MilanNews.it), the technical director has already received the ‘ok’ from the midfielder, who has never hidden his love for the club. Contacts with Brescia are intensifying and optimism is growing. The deal could be closed as early as mid-week,

Confirmed: Zlatan will extend his contract with AC Milan until June 2021

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reportedly agreed a new one-year deal worth €7million (£6.17m) to stay at AC Milan. Sky Sport Italia revealed the 38-year-old striker has agreed a contract without any bonuses but a fixed salary. https://twitter.com/Ibra_official/status/1299264683074105345 It comes just 24 hours after his agent Mino Raiola branded reports of a deal as 'fake news'. The Swede had not returned to Milanello when the rest of the squad started the preparations for 2020-21, waiting for the

OFFICIAL: Pedro completes his move to Roma

Roma have officially announced the arrival of Pedro Rodriguez, who left Chelsea on a free transfer after five seasons in London. The Giallorossi confirmed the 33-year-old has penned a deal in the Italian capital after completing his medical test today. The former Spain international joins Roma on a three-year contract until June 2023. https://twitter.com/ASRomaEN/status/1298289181442158592 “I’m delighted to be here at Roma,” Pedro told the club’s official website. “I’m excited for this challenge and to compete

Pepe Reina set to join Lazio from AC Milan

AC Milan goalkeeper Pepe Reina has now joined Lazio. He seemed interested to return to his homeland Spain and was on the verge of joining Valencia but he became frustrated with the lack of progress with Valencia. So he has now decided to join Lazio. The Spanish goalkeeper will turn 38 in a few days. After his loan spell with Aston Villa, he returned to San Siro but was on the look for a new club. He has now joined Lazio on a two-year contract. https://twitter.com/AVFC_News/status/1297488572359086080 According to

Juventus appoint Pirlo as new manager

Serie A champions Juventus stunned Italian football on Saturday by naming World Cup-winning midfielder Andrea Pirlo as manager on a two-year contract even though their former player has no previous experience in the role. Pirlo, 41, was promoted to the senior job one week after being named coach of Juve's under-23 side, who play in the Italian third tier, and without having taken charge of a match. The decision came hours after the Turin club sacked coach Maurizio Sarri following their Champions League last-16 exit to

Juventus confirm manager Maurizio Sarri has been sacked

Italian giants Juventus have sacked Maurizio Sarri as manager after just one season. Sarri guided Juventus to a ninth straight Serie A title but they were knocked out of the Champions League by Lyon at the last-16 stage. Juve won 2-1 in Turin on Friday but the French side progressed on away goals. https://twitter.com/juventusfcen/status/1292079409961340928 Italian Sarri, 61, was appointed on a three-year contract last summer after one year at Premier League club Chelsea. A club statement thanked Sarri for

Inter Milan complete Sanchez signing from Man Utd

Italian side Inter Milan have announced the permanent signing of Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez on a three-year deal. The Chile international, 31, joined the Serie A side on a season-long loan in August 2019. https://twitter.com/Inter_en/status/1291298839396257793?s=19 He scored four goals in 29 appearances in all competitions and impressed the Serie A runners up with his rejuvenated performances. Inter expect to have him available for the Europa League 'final eight' in Germany after beating Getafe on

Lazio beat Inter to boost title hopes

Lazio came from behind to beat Serie A title rivals Inter Milan and move one point behind Juventus. Inter, who were looking to return to the top, led through Ashley Young's volley - his first goal since moving from Manchester United last month. https://twitter.com/StandsStories/status/1229161540529442816?s=19 But Serie A top scorer Ciro Immobile levelled with a penalty after he was fouled by Stefan de Vrij. And Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's low finish from 14 yards out gave Simeone Inzaghi's Lazio victory. It was