Liverpool have made a hefty €100 million bid for Federico Chiesa, who has been linked with Chelsea, according to Italian daily La Repubblica (h/t Mirror). Juventus, on the other hand, has rejected their offer for the 23-year-old. Chiesa, a Fiorentina youth system product, is regarded as one of Serie A's most promising young wingers.
The head of European soccer's governing body said that the current season could be "lost" if it is unable to re-start by the end of June, although he did not rule out extending it into the next season. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin told the Italian newspaper La Repubblica that there were a number of options for concluding the season, which has been brought to a halt around Europe by the coronavirus pandemic. There is a plan A, B and C. The three options are to start again in mid-May, in June or at the e
According to the Italian publication la Repubblica, Juventus will punish a U-13 player for asking for Cristiano Ronaldo's jersey following the team's 3-1 victory over Genoa last Sunday.Cristiano Ronaldo was seen throwing his jersey to the ground in frustration despite the win, which the U-13 ball boy collected quickly.
The former Juventus boss was reported to have informed Juventus to get rid of Ronaldo when he was leaving in 2019.Ronaldo joined Juventus in the summer of 2018/2019 season, and he was instrumental as they won their 8th consecutive Serie A title, the fifth under Italian manager, Allegri.
Arsenal have received a potential blow in signing Achraf Hakimi from Inter Milan during the summer transfer window. The Gunners are bracing for the departure of Hector Bellerin this summer, and they have identified Hakimi as the ideal replacement However, they may struggle to land his signature after the full-back affirmed that his future lies with Inter, he told La Repubblica: "The team that attracted me the most was Inter and I saw it as a growth project. I am honoured to be one of the testimonials for the
His holiness, Pope Francis has disclosed some of his experiences when he was down with a lung infection through his forthcoming book titled, “Let Us Dream: The Path to a Better Future”. In the book, Pope Francis describes his near death experience at the age of 20, which left even doctors in doubt of his survival. Pope Francis An Italian newspaper, La Repubblica published an excerpt of the book on Monday, 23rd of November, 2020, and it was picked by Vatican’s official news site. As gathered from the excerpts,
Italy’s sports minister, Vincenzo Spadafora says that the big clubs in the Serie A are living in a bubble and beyond their means. Spadafora said this in an interview with Rome based newspaper, La Repubblica. The minister said sport was not about just football as he will be proposing a 400 million euros budget to fund grassroots sports across the country.” The big clubs are living in a bubble, beyond their means, starting with the millionaire salaries of the players. They must understand that nothing aft
The death of the football icon, Diego Maradona was really a shock to the whole world, because he was really a big star. He was said to have died after having a cardiac arrest. Recently a news has surfaced the internet that he suffered a head injury after he fell in his house, a week before he died from a heart attack, but was never taken to the hospital. According to a newspaper named La Repubblica, it said that Maradona who had brain surgery was not taken to hospital for a scan, after he fell and hit his head.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin told Italian daily La Repubblica at the weekend that football “could start again in mid-May, in June or even late June” but that any time after that and “the season will probably be lost.” The impact of the pandemic on Europe has already forced UEFA to put Euro 2020 back 12 months. “This includes the play-off matches for UEFA Euro 2020 and qualifying matches for UEFA. “All other UEFAmatches are hereby postponed too, this was followed by a videoconference with Eu
'Football' lost one of it's greatest legends,Diego Maradona.The Argentine died on November 25,2020 as a result of Cardiac arrest. Reports by News outlet, La Repubblica, suggests that the Argentine had excluded his ex-wife Veronica Ojeda and his daughters from his will. A few years back,Diego Maradona recorded a video where he said he would give all he owns to charity, however,it remains to be seen whether it was only a threat or the Football legend means what he's saying. According to latest reports by the paper,
As the virus keeps spreading uncontrollable, for safety measures the UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says current season could be lost if it can't be restarted by the end of June. While most leagues all around the world are been suspended because of the pandemic issue, also, with some major tournaments been shifted, Ceferin has made the decision to cancel this season. According to BBC sports, Ceferin was quoted" If we don't succeed in restarting, the season will probably be lost," the Slovenian said. He t
The country has been devastated by the consequences of the pandemic but talk about football resuming in May has provided a glimmer of hope to its people Francesco Acerbi has many perspective on football's importance in reference to life and death. The Lazio defender developed a drinking problem after the death of his father, while he has twice overcome cancer. So, while Acerbi is keener than most to ascertain the 2019-20 Serie A season concluded, together with his side presently second within the table, jus
On Wednesday November 25th, 2020, the entire world was mourning over the sudden passing away of a man regarded by many as the greatest footballer of all time, Diego Maradona. His death took every by surprise weeks after he was discharged from the hospital haven gone through a surgical procedure that was successful. It was reported that the legendary footballer died of cardiac arrest. Following his death, there has been series of investigation by the police to ascertain the actual cause of his death. Meanwhile,
The governing body of European football has set up a task force to draft up a potential calendar for federations to follow after the coronavirus pandemic forced all of its major leagues to halt. While Ceferin says there are multiple scenarios up for consideration, he could not assure it will be possible to bring the current season to an end, with everything depending on how the pandemic will evolve. "Nobody knows when the pandemic will end," he told Italian daily La Repubblica. "We have a plan A, B or C: t
“Today we get the feeling that we are living . . . in the middle of a tornado, an unparalleled catastrophe.”—“La Repubblica” newspaper, Rome, Italy. AFTER last year’s terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., more people than ever before wonder about the future of humanity. The TV images showing the Twin Towers collapsing in flames—as well as those showing the desperation of the survivors—have been broadcast countless times. These images have brought anguish to people around
Juventus and Chelsea hero Gianluca Vialli has revealed that he has recovered from pancreatic cancer after undergoing a gruelling 17 months of chemotherapy. Vialli – who joined Chelsea from Juventus in 1996 and became player-manager two years later – has told of his relief to have been given the all clear after tests did not detect any further sign of the illness. “I am fine,” Vialli said in an interview with Italian outlet La Repubblica “In December I finished 17 months of chemotherapy, one cycle
Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin says the current football season could be lost if it cannot be restarted by the end of June. Most leagues in Europe are suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic, with this summer's Euro 2020 tournament postponed for another year. Ceferin says seasons could be finished behind closed doors. "If we don't succeed in restarting, the season will probably be lost," the Slovenian said. He told Italian newspaper La Repubblica: "There is a plan A, B and C. "The three options a
It seems that the verdict on the unplayed Juventus-Napoli game will take some time with the latest report claiming that the judge handling the case will not be giving his verdict soon. It will be recalled that Napoli failed to turn up for the Serie A game at Juventus this Sunday as they were advised by their local health authority not to travel. The Bianconeri did honour the game, they named a starting XI for the match and presented their team on the field, but their opponents never showed up. In such cases,
A HEARTBROKEN dad has paid tribute to his "very healthy" 19-year-old son after he died from coronavirus at a London hospital. Luca Di Nicola, originally from Italy but living in North London, is said to have had no underlying health conditions. The teenager had visited his GP with coronavirus symptoms last week but was reportedly given paracetamol and told he had "nothing to worry about". But his condition worsened and he was rushed to North Middlesex Hospital after his lips "turned purple" and he collapse
What is the situation in Italy? Italy shut down most businesses and banned public gatherings nationwide on 12 March as it tried to halt the spread of the virus. Bars, restaurants and most shops have closed, as have schools and universities. Life under coronavirus lockdown in Rome The lockdown has been extended, and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has said it has helped prevent "the collapse of the system". There has been a slight slowdown in the rate of infection for a third day in a row. But at more than 600