AC Milan chief admits Borussia Dortmund struggled to let Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leave

AC Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli has revealed that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could not secure his return to San Siro as Borussia Dortmund were not keen on his sale.


The Rossoneri spent over €230 million on 11 players over the summer with most of their business done prior to the new season.

Aubameyang had been keen on making a return to the Rossoneri, where he began his professional career, but Borussia Dortmund took him off the transfer market accusing the San Siro outfit of showing a lack of respect.

Speaking in a Facebook live session on the club’s official page, Mirabelli confirmed that the Gabon international had wanted to return to the Rossoneri, but Borussia Dortmund ‘struggled to allow him to leave’, he said: “He’s a great player and he wanted to come to Milan, but there are some weddings which you just can’t arrange. Dortmund struggled to allow him to leave and that is what happened, but he is still a great player.” » ( Read more of AC Milan chief admits Borussia Dortmund struggled to let Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leave… )

AC Milan chief: Zlatan Signing was Close

AC Milan general manager Marco Fassone has hinted that the club nearly managed to land Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and hadn’t finished in the transfer market despite their spending spree which saw them recruit as many as 10 players to their ranks. The Rossoneri have recruited two strikers in their squad this summer with Andre Silva and Fabio Borini having arrived from Porto and Sunderland respectively – the latter on a season-long loan.

Despite this, the Milan outfit were reportedly still in the search for further reinforcements with a world-class striker being a top priority before the transfer deadline. Speaking to Mediaset, Fossune admitted that the club were monitoring their targets for the moment, and wouldn’t not rule out a move for the likes of Radamel Falcao and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. » ( Read more of AC Milan chief: Zlatan Signing was Close… )

M’Baye Niang not interested in Spartak Moscow move – Raiola

Super-agent Mino Raiola has admitted that he does not know how to solve M’Baye Niang’s situation after the Frenchman snubbed the chance to join Spartak Moscow.


The former France youth international has been heavily tipped to leave AC Milan during this summer’s transfer window, although the forward would prefer staying put at San Siro.

Speaking to Sky Italia, Raiola, who has previously represented Niang, admitted that the attacker is not the right frame of mind to pursue a new challenge, he said: “Montella said he didn’t train because his head wasn’t right. There’s a medical certificate which says his head isn’t right. So Montella is correct. How do we resolve the situation? I don’t know, we need to work to find a solution which benefits everyone. Russia? For now the lad doesn’t want to go and I think you have to respect his choice, just as you have to respect a choice to stay.” » ( Read more of M’Baye Niang not interested in Spartak Moscow move – Raiola… )

CHELSEA BACK ON KOULIBALY’S CASE

Premier League champions Chelsea are back on the case of Napoli defender KalidouKoulibaly, according to reports in Italy.


The Blues are already considering a deal of €60 million for the player. He joined from Genk back in 2014 but he quickly established himself at the Partenopei.

Past Chelsea bosses were keen on the player. Current manager Antonio Conte, who is knowledgeable about Italian football, agrees that he is worthy of chasing. Stamford Bridge were linked with the player last season and they launched a bid of €55 million. However, the move failed and Koulibaly remained with the Serie A side.

There are reports that Conte is looking at getting the player this summer after all the speculations have died down. Conte is believed to be a fan of the player and he hopes Napoli take the €60 million he values the 25-year old. In his three year stay, Koulibaly had played 119 games, scoring three times. » ( Read more of CHELSEA BACK ON KOULIBALY’S CASE… )

INTER MILAN GIVE MAN UNITED DEADLINE

Serie A giants Inter Milan have reportedly given Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United team a deadline if they seriously want to go ahead with the deal for winger Ivan Perisic. The Croatian is a key player for Inter but he seems to have taken interest in United’s inquiry into him.

Inter want the Red Devils to wrap up the deal over the weekend so by July 1 it would be done, reports claim. For the sake of Financial Fair Play, the club needs £26 million to balance its books. They have given United the deadline to move ahead with the deal as Old Trafford seemed to have slowed down the deal. » ( Read more of INTER MILAN GIVE MAN UNITED DEADLINE… )

JUVENTUS WIN COPPA ITALIA

Juventus have sealed one down in their quest for a treble this season.


The Italian football giant lifted windowslearner.com the Coppa Italia title after seeing off Lazio in the final. Juventus have now won the title for the third straight time.

Juventus are expected to wrap up the Serie A title for a record six times this weekend. The Bianconeri took the lead through former Barca defender DaniAlves. Highly sought after defender Leonardo Bonucci scored the second to complete the 2-0 rout in Rome on Wednesday.

Juve had Neto in goal as he stood in for Gianlugi Buffon all through the tournament. Neto denied Felipe Anderson and Ciro Immobile to keep the scoreline in their favour. » ( Read more of JUVENTUS WIN COPPA ITALIA… )

Juventus Manager still not Happy with Team

Juventus may be on their way to earn the domestic as well as continental glory, but, their manager reckons that the team is not doing its best in all the departments.


Before Juventus, the last time an cheap windows 10 Product Key Italian team had finished with Serie A as well as European Cup triumph was Internazionale and they had done that 7 years back in 2010.

Internazionale had actually completed a three-way feat back then as they had clinched Coppa Italia as well.

Juventus can match that three-way feat this time around as they are also in contention for Coppa Italia title along with the league and the European title.

With the season going so well all around, one would think that Juventus must be doing everything perfectly, but, the opinion of Allegri, who is managing the team, is different.

The manager says that there are certain things he has in his mind in which he wants the team to get better.

Also Allegri is trying to remain in the present and is not thinking about lifting the trophies and neither does he want his players to start to think on those lines already. » ( Read more of Juventus Manager still not Happy with Team… )

Italian Football is completely dependent on Juventus

For the latest 7 years, Italian Football has been sustaining a huge dip in quality and this is becoming very clear as Juventus has consecutively been winning the Italian League Serie A since 2011.


Juventus is the dominant team in Italy and no other club has seriously challenged them and this is something buy office 2013 key that has been occurring even after Juventus experienced a managerial change as Antonio Conte was pushing the club for the top spot of Serie A from 2011 until 2014 and even after Conte left to take over the Premier League club Chelsea and Massimiliano Allegri arrived to the Juventus Stadium on July of 2014, the placement of Juventus has not suffered any negative effects.

The last Italian club that has managed to win the Champions League was Inter Milan and this was back when Jose Mourinho guided them to the finals and overcame Bayern Munich with a final scoreboard of 2-0. » ( Read more of Italian Football is completely dependent on Juventus… )

Champions League Qualification Crucial for Inter Milan, Says Sporting Director

Inter Milan sporting director PieroAusiliosays that it is extremely important for the club to return to the Champions League as part of the larger plan to take the club forward.


Inter Milan won the Champions League back in 2010, and they are the last Italian club to do so.

However, they have fallen under bad times since then. Even after going through several managers Office Professional Plus 2013 key like Rafa Benitez and Roberto Mancini, the club have been unable to revive their former glory days. Inter are in such a bad position that they have not qualified for the Champions League since 2012.

The club recently received a new investment in the form of Chinese owners, and they are ready to back the club in a substantial way. However, the club will struggle to attract the top players if they do not reach the pinnacle of the European football tournament. Juventus have been able to replace Inter as the top dog in Italian football. » ( Read more of Champions League Qualification Crucial for Inter Milan, Says Sporting Director… )

INTER MILAN REIGNITES INTEREST IN STEVEN GERRARD

Serie A outfit Inter Milan are reigniting their interest in Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, according to reports.


The club, who recently sacked Coach Frank de Boer, reached out to Gerrard last month before firing De Boer. Inter want the MLS player to contribute his experience for the rest of the season after it was announced that Gerrard would not play in America beyond January.

There are quite a number of playing and coaching options for Gerrard but the player has remained mum about his future plans. League One club Milton Keynes Dons want Gerrard to be their new boss and the former Three Lions skipper without Italian football experience might not be keen on joining the Serie A strugglers as he looks for a rebound after an underwhelming time in America. Inter Milan place 9th in the Serie A, being 13 points behind log leaders Juventus. On the other hand, Gerrard might use the opportunity to play in a relatively top side before he retires office 2016 key from professional football.

Inter are looking at cutting their losses after summer signings all flopped. Midfielders, Euro 2016 champion Joao Mario cost £40 million while Ever Banega is well compensated though he joined for free. Gerrard would be pleased with a return to Anfield but the capacity in which he would return remains unknown.

Jurgen Klopp might not be keen on him returning as a player, particularly with his current form but the club’s management might arrange a managerial position for productkeysticker the legend. Talks with MK Dons are still in the early stages and it remains unknown if Gerrard would want to coach a League One side.

Inter are reportedly eyeing Lazio player Lucas Biglia. Inter coach Stefano Pioli managed the player at Lazio and would be happy to do so again. It would cost Milan in the region of €20 million to get Biglia and he could serve as a replacement for Geoffrey Kondogbia.

Also, Inter could submit a bid for Brazilian Oscar as the player falls out of favour at Chelsea. A bid was rejected during the summer but the new 3-4-3 formation at Stamford Bridge could send Oscar to San Siro soon.