Italian clubs circle around Atalanta’s unsettled star Alejandro Gomez

Papu Gomez's performance at Anfield a fitting tribute to Diego Maradona |  Forza Italian Football

Atalanta captain Alejandro Gomez is expected to depart next month after a well-documented row with head coach Gian Piero Gasperini that has only worsened with time and unsurprisingly, has courted interest across Italy. Inter, Roma and Napoli are three league-chasing rivals linked as Serie A leaders Milan appear to have pulled out of the race for the 32-year-old forward. Continue reading

UEL MD3 Group Stage Previews: Tottenham, Villarreal and Leicester in action

Gareth Bale comes off bench to score first Tottenham goal in seven years as Spurs beat Brighton amid VAR controversy

A look ahead to three group stage fixtures from MD3 as the Europa League continues on Thursday. Villarreal host Maccabi Tel Aviv, Tottenham hope they can atone for their embarrassment in Antwerp against Ludogorets before Premier League rivals Leicester hope to follow up their emphatic 4-1 win over Leeds in a big home clash against Portuguese side Braga. Continue reading

Europa League MD2 Group Stage Previews: Leicester, Leverkusen and Tottenham feature

James Maddison strikes on European debut as Leicester enjoy easy win over Zorya Luhansk - Eurosport

A look ahead to three group stage fixtures from MD2 as the Europa League continues on Thursday. Bayer Leverkusen are among the sides targeting successive UEL victories when they travel to Sparta Prague next, while Premier League sides Leicester and Tottenham hope to build on slender top-flight victories away from home comforts in Greece and Belgium respectively. Continue reading

Europa League Group Stage Previews: Bayer Leverkusen, Arsenal among those in action

UEFA Europa League draw, standings: Group stage matches begin in October - CBSSports.com

A look ahead to three contrasting group stage fixtures from MD1 as the Europa League returns on Thursday. Last year’s quarter-finalists Bayer Leverkusen welcome Nice back to the competition after a two-year absence, Arteta’s Arsenal travel to Austria with Rapid Vienna first up while Maccabi Tel Aviv host Qarabag. Which players will impress this week? Continue reading

Europa League Final Preview: Sevilla vs Inter Milan – Quest for supremacy ends here

Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku at the fore as Inter hammer ...

Antonio Conte hopes he can lead Inter Milan to their first major trophy for nine years on Friday, after watching them thump Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0 in an emphatic semi-final victory. Standing in their way are a side with serious pedigree in this competition, Sevilla. Having stunned Manchester United, Julen Lopetegui’s men are quietly confident of victory themselves… Continue reading