The Nerazzurri skipper has become a peripheral figure at San Siro and, amid Chelsea interest, he says his future will stay up in the air until the summer.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
When it comes to major achievements in the international and club arenas, no nation has won as much as the Mediterranean country. So what is the secret behind this success?
The Italian media has questioned the legitimacy of Diego Costa playing for Spain over the country of his birth, Brazil.
The Dutchman is not looking toward the Bianconeri for inspiration, yet believes Roma faces a tough task to get back in the title race.
The Azzurri captain is desperate for Cesare Prandelli's men to get off to a good start as he is keen to avoid needing anything from the final game against Uruguay to progress.
Monday, March 3, 2014
The Real Madrid boss believes Diego Simeone's side has a hefty advantage over the Rossoneri, but wished Clarence Seedorf luck with the encounter
The Azzurri boss has no doubts his side will come face-to-face with its Euro 2012 vanquishers this summer, so he did not want a friendly against them beforehand.
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Uncapped striker Ciro Immobile earned a call-up to face Spain in Madrid on Wednesday, with Mario Balotelli absent due to a shoulder injury.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
The Rossoneri outplayed Juventus for much of the 2-0 loss at San Siro and the Dutchman, who took charge around six weeks ago, saw reasons to be happy
The goalkeeper was relieved to grab a win at San Siro under Antonio Conte for the first time and refused to suggest the Scudetto is already Juve's
The Argentine scored one and had a hand in the other as Juventus overcame a more impressive Milan performance to strengthen its hold on the Scudetto.
The Argentine added to Fernando Llorente's opener, which came just before halftime, to extend the Bianconeri's lead in Serie A to 11 points.
Goals either side of half-time from Fernando Llorente and Carlos Tevez proved enough for the Serie A leaders despite conceding a number of chances to Clarence Seedorf's side.
The goalkeeper bundled the ball into his own net just before halftime, canceling out Dries Mertens' opener several minutes earlier.
The playmaker has rejected suggestions that he would want to join the Bianconeri, arguing that it would not be a wise career move for him.
The 37-year-old Dutchman has told his Bianconeri counterpart to accept the fact that a busy schedule is a consequence of success.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
The Italian highlighted the quality of Inter's display versus the Giallorossi and lauded Fredy Guarin for his recent performances.
The 50-year-old is confident the capital club can win the title but refused to comment on allegations that Daniele De Rossi punched an opponent during Saturday's clash with Inter.
The Giallorossi fail to temporarily close the gap to Juventus at the Serie A as they play out an underwhelming draw with Walter Mazzarri's well-organized side