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Ranocchia: ‘So proud to play with Inter lads’

Andrea Ranocchia is ‘so proud to play with these lads’ after his world-class strike took Inter to an extra time Coppa Italia win over Empoli. The 33-year-old rarely plays and goals are even less frequent, yet he popped up with a spectacular acrobatic volley in...

Video: Ranocchia acrobatic volley revives Inter

Watch as Inter veteran defender Andrea Ranocchia scored a spectacular acrobatic volley against Empoli to force extra time in the Coppa Italia. The Tuscans had taken a 2-1 lead at San Siro through Nedim Bajrami and a Patrick Cutrone header that bounced off the...

Coppa Italia Liveblog: Inter vs. Empoli

Join us for the build-up and action from tonight’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 encounter between Inter and Empoli. It kicks off at San Siro at 20.00 GMT. The winner will be decided this evening after 90 minutes, extra time or even penalties. Whoever goes through will...

Video: Conte goes wild as Tottenham stun Leicester City

Antonio Conte unleashed some of his wildest celebrations yet after Tottenham Hotspur went from 2-1 down to beating Leicester City 3-2 with two goals in stoppages. It was a positively mad minute of football at the King Power Stadium, as Spurs were heading for defeat....

Blessin: ‘Genoa an offer I could not refuse’

Alexander Blessin is flying in now to become the new Genoa coach after a whirlwind negotiation. ‘It all happened in 24 hours, it’s an offer I simple could not refuse.’ The 48-year-old German from the RB Leipzig school of management was bought out of his KV Oostende...

Who is new Genoa coach Alexander Blessin?

New Genoa coach Alexander Blessin comes from the Red Bull Leipzig school of Gegenpressing, who would’ve been at Sheffield United if not for Brexit, but might find Serie A difficult. ‘What’s the point if I’m immediately under fire after two defeats?’ The 48-year-old...

Official: Genoa buy KV Oostende coach Blessin out of contract

Genoa have officially bought KV Oostende coach Alexander Blessin out of his contract after Bruno Labbadia turned them down, bringing Gegenpressing to Serie A. The decision came out of nowhere, as Blessin hadn’t even really been mentioned as one of the candidates in...

Arsenal and Juventus can’t agree terms on Arthur

According to Italian reports, Arsenal are refusing to offer anything other than a dry loan for Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo, despite the Brazilian already looking for a London home. Goal.com stated today that agent Federico Pastorello was spotted entering the...

Correa in tears as Inter star sustains apparent hamstring strain

Joaquin Correa was inconsolable in floods of tears as he limped off during Inter’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 tie with Empoli this evening with an apparent hamstring strain. The striker was in the starting XI and lasted only a couple of minutes when Simone Romagnoli...

Marotta comments on Inter pursuit of Scamacca, Raspadori and Dybala

Inter director Beppe Marotta hints at interest in ‘Made in Italy’ Sassuolo starlets Gianluca Scamacca, Davide Frattesi and Giacomo Raspadori, while reiterating they will be ‘in the discussion’ should Paulo Dybala leave Juventus. They face Empoli in the Coppa Italia...

Dionisi: ‘Scamacca and Raspadori staying at Sassuolo’

Sassuolo coach Alessio Dionisi made Coppa Italia history and assures Gianluca Scamacca and Giacomo Raspadori ‘will complete the season’ with them, so there will be no January transfer. The strikers played in this afternoon’s 1-0 win over Cagliari, which proved enough...

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