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Italian Paper Talk: Serie A Clubs Making Progress In Europe

Juve and Torino prepare for the Derby della Mole…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as the Serie A clubs invert the trend and show there is life in them in Europe after years of struggles.

 

Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– Italy unique six-cess.

– Surprise! Nobody in Europe like us. Negative trend inverted, we are the only nation out of 54 who can still see all six teams progress.

– Big numbers for Juve: midfield with Pirlo, Pogba and Vidal in the running for the FIFPro XI.

– Okaka phenomenon: ‘If I was white…’

– Samp hitman on secrets and racism: ‘I’d have been given greater consideration, as black players have to work twice as hard. I am a softie, but on the pitch I become a beast: I hate everyone!’

– Silvio Berlusconi lesson: ‘Pharaoh, this is how you should shoot’. After the derby mistake, the Milan President teaches El Shaarawy how to aim: ‘You need to keep your head up’.

 

Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– The Scudetto referee.

– Tomorrow Mancini takes on Roma and after Christmas Juventus.

– His revived Inter start to scare the top two and expect transfer reinforcements.

– ‘Milan, now I want more’. President Berlusconi at Milanello pushes Inzaghi and the team.

– Real against Platini on the Ballon d’Or.

– Lazio at Verona for the comeback, Klose left out.

– Pescara saved, but fans protest.

– Melchiorri catches Lanciano for 1-1, Carpi-Frosinone is worth top spot.

– Farewell to Sentimenti IV, the penalty-taking goalkeeper, aged 94.

 

Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– Juve-Toro, European Derby.

– No other Italian city can boast two clubs in Cup competitions. On points, only London, Madrid and Moscow are doing better.

0 Elkann: ‘Tradition should be maintained…’

– Asamoah out until January after surgery, the derby in Marchisio’s home.

– Cairo, blitz during training. Quagliarella, a moment of magic to make Juve regret him, while there’s a cage ready for Tevez.

– ‘Pharaoh, this is how you score a goal’. Prof Berlusconi told El Shaarawy how to hit the ball so he won’t repeat Inter error. ‘You leaned back too much’.

– Now Osvaldo targets Icardi and Roma…

– Man United shock, offering €16m to Ancelotti!

– Atalanta: no more fans for away games. The ban lasts for three months and is the first time under the new laws.

– Frosinone will tell Carpi if they are truly great.

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