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Marek Hamsik passes Maradona's Serie A goals tally as Napoli cruise

Marek Hamsik passes Maradona's Serie A goals tally as Napoli cruise

Marek Hamsik made history as Napoli maintained their unbeaten start to the new Serie A season with a comfortable 3-0 win over Palermo in Sicily.

Early Gonzalo Higuain double sets up Juventus win over Sassuolo

Early Gonzalo Higuain double sets up Juventus win over Sassuolo

Gonzalo Higuain scored twice in the first 10 minutes as Juventus saw off Sassuolo 3-1 after a blistering start in Turin on Saturday.

Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado returns to Juventus on three-year loan

Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado returns to Juventus on three-year loan

Chelsea winger Juan Cuadrado has secured a return to Juventus on a loan deal running until 2019.

Joe Hart completes loan move to Torino from Manchester City

Joe Hart completes loan move to Torino from Manchester City

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has joined Serie A club Torino on loan until the end of the season.

Roma squander two-goal lead in draw against Cagliari

Roma squander two-goal lead in draw against Cagliari

Roma rounded off their disappointing week with another frustrating night by squandering a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Cagliari in Serie A.

Inter Milan draw with Palermo in De Boer's first game at San Siro

Inter Milan draw with Palermo in De Boer's first game at San Siro

Frank de Boer is still waiting for his first win as Inter Milan manager after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Palermo in the Dutchman's first game at the San Siro.

After Milik's double, Napoli withstand Milan's comeback to claim victory

After Milik's double, Napoli withstand Milan's comeback to claim victory

Napoli were given an almighty scare before beating Milan 4-2 at the Stadio San Paolo.

Sami Khedira scores again to supply Juventus win at Lazio

Sami Khedira scores again to supply Juventus win at Lazio

Sami Khedira struck for the second successive game as Juventus won 1-0 at Lazio.

Chievo Verona spoil Frank de Boer's Serie A debut with Inter Milan

Chievo Verona spoil Frank de Boer's Serie A debut with Inter Milan

Frank de Boer made a losing start to life in Serie A as his Inter Milan side lost 2-0 at Chievo thanks to Valter Birsa's double strike.

Napoli need fightback to draw with Serie A new boys Pescara

Napoli need fightback to draw with Serie A new boys Pescara

Dries Mertens came off the bench to score twice as Napoli fought back to secure a 2-2 draw against Serie A new-boys Pescara at Stadio Adriatico.

Carlos Bacca hat trick gives AC Milan winning start against Torino

Carlos Bacca hat trick gives AC Milan winning start against Torino

Carlos Bacca scored a hat-trick but AC Milan needed an injury-time penalty save from teenage goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma to secure a 3-2 win against Torino at San Siro.

Gonzalo Higuain scores winner on debut to give Juventus victory

Gonzalo Higuain scores winner on debut to give Juventus victory

Gonzalo Higuain scored the winner on his debut to clinch reigning champions Juventus a 2-1 opening-day win in Serie A against Fiorentina.

Diego Perotti scores two penalties as Roma see off Udinese

Diego Perotti scores two penalties as Roma see off Udinese

Substitute Diego Perotti converted two penalties before setting up another goal as title-challengers Roma produced a strong second-half performance to beat visitors Udinese 4-0 in the season's Serie A opener Saturday.

Paul Pogba thanks Juventus and fans, calls departure 'moment of sadness'

Paul Pogba thanks Juventus and fans, calls departure 'moment of sadness'

Paul Pogba has called his departure from Juventus "a moment of sadness" in the wake of his long-awaited move to Manchester United.

Frank de Boer set to take over at Inter Milan as Roberto Mancini leaves

Frank de Boer set to take over at Inter Milan as Roberto Mancini leaves

Frank de Boer is set to be named the new coach of Inter Milan after Roberto Mancini's departure was confirmed on Monday.

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen joins Roma on initial loan

Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen joins Roma on initial loan

Barcelona have confirmed that defender Thomas Vermaelen has completed a move to Roma on an initial loan for the forthcoming season.

Inter Milan confirm Roberto Mancini departure

Inter Milan confirm Roberto Mancini departure

Inter Milan have confirmed that Roberto Mancini has left the Italian club. Mancini had appeared set to leave the club following a difficult 2015/16 season, and Frank de Boer is expected to replace him before the start of the season.

Juventus beat West Ham 3-2 in friendly at Olympic Stadium

Juventus beat West Ham 3-2 in friendly at Olympic Stadium

Juventus beat West Ham United 3-2 in a friendly staged at the Hammers' new London Stadium, with Simone Zaza scoring a late winner for the Italian champions.

Candreva signs for Inter

Candreva signs for Inter

Former Lazio winger Antonio Candreva has officially completed his transfer to Inter.

Napoli confirm Arkadiusz Milik signing from Ajax to replace Gonzalo Higuain

Napoli confirm Arkadiusz Milik signing from Ajax to replace Gonzalo Higuain

Napoli have confirmed the signing of Polish forward Arkadiusz Milik from Ajax.

Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain: I left Napoli because of Aurelio De Laurentiis

Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain: I left Napoli because of Aurelio De Laurentiis

Gonzalo Higuain says he left Napoli because of their president Aurelio De Laurentiis, saying their relationship had become untenable.

AC Milan beat Bayern Munich on penalties in Chicago

AC Milan beat Bayern Munich on penalties in Chicago

AC Milan and Bayern Munich played out an entertaining 3-3 draw at Soldier Field in Chicago, with the Italian giants taking the win in a penalty shootout.

Sevilla confirm Ciro Immobile headed to Lazio

Sevilla confirm Ciro Immobile headed to Lazio

Sevilla confirmed on Wednesday that striker Ciro Immobile is leaving to sign for Lazio. Immobile, 26, spent the second half of last season on loan with Torino where he scored five goals in 14 appearances.

Gonzalo Higuain transfer to Juventus complete - director Beppe Marotta

Gonzalo Higuain transfer to Juventus complete - director Beppe Marotta

Juventus director Beppe Marotta and Lega Serie A have confirmed that the Bianconeri have completed the signing of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli.

Carlos Blanco stunner in vain as Melbourne Victory beat Juventus

Carlos Blanco stunner in vain as Melbourne Victory beat Juventus

Melbourne Victory beat Juventus 4-3 on penalties in the International Champions Cup after a 1-1 draw in a match that saw Carlos Blanco score a stunning goal.

Juventus seal signing of Croatia winger Marko Pjaca from Dinamo Zagreb

Juventus seal signing of Croatia winger Marko Pjaca from Dinamo Zagreb

Juventus have signed Croatia winger Marko Pjaca from Dinamo Zagreb, the Serie A champions announced on Thursday.

'Juventus won't pay Higuain clause'

'Juventus won't pay Higuain clause'

Napoli's official radio station reports that Juventus will not pay Gonzalo Higuain's release clause.

Milan beat Bordeaux on Montella bow

Milan beat Bordeaux on Montella bow

Vincenzo Montella's Milan got off to an impressive start, beating Girondins de Bordeaux 2-1 with a Suso brace.

Medhi Benatia joins Juventus on loan from Bayern

Medhi Benatia joins Juventus on loan from Bayern

Medhi Benatia has joined Juventus on a season-long loan from Bayern Munich, with the Serie A champions holding the option to buy him next summer.

Roma complete signing of Juan Jesus on loan from Inter with option to buy

Roma complete signing of Juan Jesus on loan from Inter with option to buy

Roma have confirmed the signing of Juan Jesus from Inter Milan on an initial loan with an obligation to buy.

Balde completes loan move to Inter Milan
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Balde completes loan move to Inter Milan

Keita Balde completed his move from Monaco to Inter Milan on Monday after just one season at the Ligue 1 club.

Gonzalo Higuain leaves Juventus for AC Milan on initial loan deal
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Gonzalo Higuain leaves Juventus for AC Milan on initial loan deal

Gonzalo Higuain has left Juventus and joined AC Milan in a deal that also sees Leonardo Bonucci return to Juve after a year away in a swap for fellow centre-back Mattia Caldara.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to sign with Juventus
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Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Real Madrid to sign with Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to sign with Italian champions Juventus, both clubs announced on Tuesday.

AC Milan banned from Europa League over financial fair play violations
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AC Milan banned from Europa League over financial fair play violations

AC Milan have been excluded from playing in the Europa League next season after breaching UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) regulations, pending an appeal.

Valencia defender Joao Cancelo completes €40.4 million Juventus transfer
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Valencia defender Joao Cancelo completes €40.4 million Juventus transfer

Juventus have completed the signing of Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo from Valencia for a fee of €40.4 million, which will be paid in three installments.

Roma's Radja Nainggolan joins Inter Milan
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Roma's Radja Nainggolan joins Inter Milan

Radja Nainggolan has completed his move from Roma to Inter Milan in a deal worth €38 million with Davide Santon and Nicolo Zaniolo moving in the opposite direction as part of the transfer.

Juventus sign Can on four-year contract
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Juventus sign Can on four-year contract

Emre Can has joined Serie A champions Juventus from Liverpool on a four-year contract.

Juventus confirm signing of Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa for €40m
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Juventus confirm signing of Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa for €40m

Juventus have confirmed the permanent signing of Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa for a fee of €40 million.

Napoli hire Carlo Ancelotti to replace Maurizio Sarri as manager
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Napoli hire Carlo Ancelotti to replace Maurizio Sarri as manager

Carlo Ancelotti has signed a three-year contract to replace Maurizio Sarri as Napoli's head coach.

Inter Milan steal victory, Champions League berth from Lazio in season finale
Lazio 2 - 3 Inter Milan

Inter Milan steal victory, Champions League berth from Lazio in season finale

Inter Milan came from behind to snatch the final Champions League place in their 3-2 winner-takes-all victory at Lazio.

AC Milan thump Fiorentina to qualify for Europa League as Calhanoglu, Cutrone star
AC Milan 5 - 1 Fiorentina

AC Milan thump Fiorentina to qualify for Europa League as Calhanoglu, Cutrone star

AC Milan qualified for the Europa League group stage on the final day in Serie A, following a 5-1 win over Fiorentina.

Gianluigi Buffon gives emotional farewell as Juventus sign off with win
Juventus 2 -1 Verona

Gianluigi Buffon gives emotional farewell as Juventus sign off with win

Gianluigi Buffon said an emotional farewell to Juventus as the veteran goalkeeper marked his 640th and last Serie A appearance in a 2-1 victory over relegated Hellas Verona.

Juventus claim seventh consecutive Serie A title after goalless draw at Roma
Roma 0 - 0 Juventus

Juventus claim seventh consecutive Serie A title after goalless draw at Roma

Juventus clinched a seventh straight Serie A title to continue their dominance in Italy despite labouring to a 0-0 draw at 10-man Roma.

Lazio miss chance to clinch Champions League place
Crotone 2 - 2 Lazio

Lazio miss chance to clinch Champions League place

Lazio missed a chance to clinch the fourth and final Italian place in next season's Champions League group stage when they were held to a 2-2 draw at relegation-threatened Crotone on Sunday.

Inter Milan's hopes of Champions League qualification take major hit with loss
Inter Milan 1 - 2 Sassuolo

Inter Milan's hopes of Champions League qualification take major hit with loss

Inter Milan's Champions League hopes suffered a huge blow as Sassuolo shocked them again at the San Siro in Serie A on Saturday.

Juventus rout AC Milan to win Coppa Italia again
Juventus 4 - 0 AC Milan

Juventus rout AC Milan to win Coppa Italia again

Juventus crushed AC Milan 4-0 in the Coppa Italia final to move to the brink of a domestic double.

Napoli all but hand Juventus Serie A title after Torino draw
Napoli 2 - 2 Torino

Napoli all but hand Juventus Serie A title after Torino draw

Napoli's hopes of denying Juventus the Serie A title are virtually over after they conceded a late equaliser at home to Torino.

Inter Milan stroll past Udinese to boost Champions League push
Udinese 0 - 4 Inter

Inter Milan stroll past Udinese to boost Champions League push

Inter Milan gave their top-four hopes a shot in the arm with a convincing 4-0 win at 10-man Udinese.

Juventus hit back to beat Bologna and close on another Serie A title
Juventus 3 - 1 Bologna

Juventus hit back to beat Bologna and close on another Serie A title

Juventus are one win away from a seventh straight Serie A title following their 3-1 comeback victory over Bologna -- and they might even land the Scudetto on Sunday afternoon.

Hellas Verona relegated after lopsided defeat at hands of AC Milan
AC Milan 4 - 1 Verona

Hellas Verona relegated after lopsided defeat at hands of AC Milan

AC Milan moved back into Serie A's top six with a 4-1 win at San Siro that relegated Hellas Verona.

Simeone hat trick puts Napoli four points behind Juventus in Serie A title race
Fiorentina 3 - 0 Napoli

Simeone hat trick puts Napoli four points behind Juventus in Serie A title race

A Giovanni Simeone hat trick put 10-man Napoli four points behind Juventus in the race for the Serie A title after a 3-0 defeat at Fiorentina on Sunday.

AC Milan beat Bologna to revive Europa League hopes
Bologna 1 - 2 AC Milan

AC Milan beat Bologna to revive Europa League hopes

AC Milan revived their pursuit of a Europa League spot and ended a five-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory at Bologna on Sunday.

Juventus rally late for dramatic win against 10-man Inter Milan
Inter Milan 2 - 3 Juventus

Juventus rally late for dramatic win against 10-man Inter Milan

Juventus produced a stunning late show to beat 10-man Inter Milan 3-2 and get their Serie A title push back on track.

Napoli beat Juventus with late Koulibaly goal to cut gap to one point
Juventus 0 - 1 Napoli

Napoli beat Juventus with late Koulibaly goal to cut gap to one point

Kalidou Koulibaly headed Napoli back into the Serie A title race with a dramatic last-minute goal to down leaders Juventus 1-0 at Allianz Stadium.

AC Milan freefall continues with loss to bottom-club Benevento
AC Milan 0 - 1 Benevento

AC Milan freefall continues with loss to bottom-club Benevento

AC Milan's hopes of Europa League qualification took a knock as they slipped to a shock 1-0 defeat at home to rock-bottom Benevento.

Napoli storm back to beat Udinese
Napoli 4 - 2 Udinese

Napoli storm back to beat Udinese

Napoli found themselves a goal down after 41 minutes when Jakub Jankto slammed in a first-time shot but equalised shortly afterward when Lorenzo Insigne coolly fired home.

Milan held to a 1-1 draw at Torino
Torino 1 - 1 Milan

Milan held to a 1-1 draw at Torino

AC Milan were held to a 1-1 draw at Torino, who missed a fourth-minute penalty.

Juventus drop vital points at Crotone despite Alex Sandro goal
Crotone 1 - 1 Juventus

Juventus drop vital points at Crotone despite Alex Sandro goal

A much-changed Juventus saw their lead at the top of Serie A cut to four points after being held to a 1-1 draw at struggling Crotone.

Inter Milan thrash Cagliari to go third in dominant display
Inter Milan 4 - 0 Cagliari

Inter Milan thrash Cagliari to go third in dominant display

Inter Milan moved up to third place in Serie A with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Cagliari at San Siro.

Napoli title bid dented by goalless draw at AC Milan
AC Milan 0 - 0 Napoli

Napoli title bid dented by goalless draw at AC Milan

Napoli dropped two points in their Serie A title bid as they were held to a goalless draw by European hopefuls AC Milan at San Siro on Sunday.