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Roma and Genoa debut under new management, so Sam Wilson analyses Paulo Fonseca and Aurelio Andreazzoli’s tactical approaches.
Have Fiorentina made a statement signing in Franck Ribery, or is he past his sell-by date? Giancarlo Rinaldi delivers the verdict...
Torino showed against Wolverhampton Wanderers that they lack the mentality at Europa League level, argues Vilizar Yakimov.
While others splash the cash on household names, Anthony Barbagallo believes Milan have made the most important investment in a real tactician.
Inter's deal with Manchester United for Alexis Sanchez is zero-risk and with potentially massive benefits, writes Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall.
Napoli are tailor-made for a clinical finisher like Mauro Icardi and all roads lead to the San Paolo, but Giancarlo Rinaldi fears he’ll waste this too.
Mario Balotelli returns to Serie A with his home-town club Brescia and Football Italia Chief Correspondent Richard Hall wonders if he'll finally find stability.
La Dea might’ve kept almost all their best players, but Vilizar Yakimov thinks Atalanta are unprepared for the challenges that lie ahead.
Maurizio Sarri’s arrival can finally free Douglas Costa to show just what he can do at Juventus, argues Kaustubh Pandey.
Suso’s strengths and weaknesses as a winger could be just as crucial in a trequartista role for Milan, writes Elio Salerno.
Top flight debutants to UEFA Cup winners and plummeting back down to Serie D, Parma are climbing the Calcio ladder again, writes Vijay Rahaman.
Juventus need to think twice before letting a talent like Paulo Dybala leave, as Anthony Barbagallo insists La Joya can shine for Maurizio Sarri.
Antonio Conte has wanted the Belgian for years, so Sam Wilson analyses how Romelu Lukaku will fit in to this Inter side.
Milan Badelj is returning to Fiorentina just a year after his free transfer to Lazio, but Steven Moore believes it’s best for all concerned.
With Hirving ‘Chucky’ Lozano seemingly close to Napoli, Massimo Nuzzo considers what the Mexican winger can bring to the Partenopei.
Mario Mandzukic doesn’t appear to be part of Maurizio Sarri’s plans, but Vilizar Yakimov thinks Juventus would be wrong to lose the big Croat so easily.
Fiorentina were the home of Gabriel Batistuta and Luca Toni, so Giancarlo Rinaldi finds their current crop of forwards a painful sight.
Brescia are back in Serie A and Alfredo Donnarumma is a name you’ll be hearing a lot this season, explains Kaustubh Pandey.

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