The Italy international will not return to action until 2015 after the latest operation on a troublesome knee problem.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Following the news that the non-league English minnows are attempting to sign the Brazilian superstar, Goal takes a look at some of football’s funniest transfer tales.
The world's fastest man says that he urged the Italy international to go back to the Premier League just before the forward left AC Milan for Liverpool.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The new coach got off to a winning start at the San Nicola but there is little he will have learned from a non-event of a debut, save for encouraging link-up between his strikers.
The new manager triumphed in his first match as Italy coach, with Ciro Immobile and Daniele De Rossi finding net.
Two goals in the opening 10 minutes were enough to ensure victory over Oranje, who played most of the game with 10 men, in Antonio Conte's first match at the Azzurri helm.
Alessio Cerci hopes to win back a place in the Italian national team by performing to the best of his ability with Atletico Madrid.
The Portuguese coach says that he remains a Nerazzurri fan and was, therefore, hoping that the Spain international would link up with his former club.
The 30-year-old remains bitter over the way he was pushed out of San Siro, while he has nothing but fond memories of former coach Jose Mourinho.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The goalkeeper is confident the former Juventus coach can get the 2006 world champion back to winning ways.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
The Spaniard scored just 12 goals in 44 games under the Special One last season but says the two men enjoyed a productive professional relationship.
Monday, September 1, 2014
The Serie A club also has an option to purchase the defender for 5.5 million pounds.
The Manchester City defender has moved to Italy on a season-long loan deal with Fiorentina.
The experienced Argentine has signed on a one-year deal after spending last season with Olympiakos and reunites with former Barcelona teammate Rafael Marquez.
The Atalanta attacker has completed a deadline day move to San Siro after the Rossoneri missed out on Parma's Jonathan Biabiany.
Sunderland has landed another midfielder, adding Inter's Ricky Alvarez.
Cristian Zaccardo's decision not to re-join Parma ended Milan's chase for Biabiany, who had already been pictured in the club's apparel.
The Liverpool striker is ready to undergo a medical with the Loftus Road club as Harry Redknapp pursues a deadline-day replacement for Chelsea-bound striker Loic Remy.
The Fiorentina striker has struggled with injuries for much of his career and is set for another operation on his troublesome right knee.
The Frenchman has fallen down the pecking order at the Magpies, failing to make an appearance in 2014-15, and has now agreed to join the Serie A side on a short-term deal.