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Serie A: Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini tests positive for COVID-19
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Serie A: Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini tests positive for COVID-19

The defender had been in isolation at home after coming into contact with a positive case during the week, according to news reports, before being tested on Saturday.

Serie A: Mussolini's great-grandson, Romano Floriani Mussolini, in Lazio squad for Verona clash
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Serie A: Mussolini's great-grandson, Romano Floriani Mussolini, in Lazio squad for Verona clash

The news of Mussolini's rise to the first team comes after Juan Bernabe, the handler of the club's eagle mascot, was filmed making fascist salutes and chanting "Duce, Duce" at the end of the win over Inter Milan.

Serie A: Inter Milan report league record losses of 245.6m euros despite title-winning season
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Serie A: Inter Milan report league record losses of 245.6m euros despite title-winning season

The club attributed its significant losses mainly “due to the complete lack of matchday income” because of shuttered stadiums, despite revenue of 364.7 million euros ($423 million).

Serie A: Inter Milan drop points against Atalanta; Third generation of Maldini family rises
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Serie A: Inter Milan drop points against Atalanta; Third generation of Maldini family rises

Daniel Maldini scored his first Serie A goal 13 years, 179 days after the last league goal netted by his father Paolo — in 2008 — and 60 years, 22 days after his grandfather Cesare scored against Catania in 1961.

Serie A: Juventus beat Spezia to pick themselves out of relegation zone with season's first win
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Serie A: Juventus beat Spezia to pick themselves out of relegation zone with season's first win

Juve are eight points behind league leaders Inter Milan, who could be joined on 13 by city rivals AC Milan when they host Venezia later on Wednesday.

Serie A: Striker Olivier Giroud tests positive for COVID-19, announce AC Milan
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Serie A: Striker Olivier Giroud tests positive for COVID-19, announce AC Milan

Milan also said that Giroud "has not had contact with the rest of the team since the league match against Cagliari".

Serie A: Former delivery man Junior Messias living the dream after move to AC Milan
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Serie A: Former delivery man Junior Messias living the dream after move to AC Milan

Messias arrived in Italy to live with his brother in 2011 and slowly rose through the lower reaches of Italian football — at one point transporting fridges for a living — before being picked up by Crotone in January 2019.

Serie A: Inter Milan snap up Argentina's Joaquin Correa from Lazio
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Serie A: Inter Milan snap up Argentina's Joaquin Correa from Lazio

Joaquin Correa has reportedly signed a five-year contract with Inter, who are yet to announce the deal.

Premier League: Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku on verge of big money move to Chelsea, say reports
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Premier League: Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku on verge of big money move to Chelsea, say reports

Lukaku, who fired Inter to last year's Serie A title— their first since 2010— was initially keen to stay in Italy after becoming a huge fan favourite under previous coach Antonio Conte.

Serie A: Gennaro Gattuso quits as Fiorentina coach three weeks after appointment
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Serie A: Gennaro Gattuso quits as Fiorentina coach three weeks after appointment

Gattuso was appointed as Fiorentina boss on 25 May less than 48 hours after announcing his departure from Napoli and had not been expected to start work until 1 July.

Euro 2020: Christian Eriksen emergency follows FIFPRO's warning of too many games
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Euro 2020: Christian Eriksen emergency follows FIFPRO's warning of too many games

Though it is still unclear what caused Eriksen’s health scare, the relentless schedule resulting from the pandemic has been far from ideal.

Serie A: Massimiliano Allegri back in Juventus hot seat after Andrea Pirlo sacking
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Serie A: Massimiliano Allegri back in Juventus hot seat after Andrea Pirlo sacking

Allegri led Juve to four consecutive league and cup doubles with Italian Cup triumphs in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. They finished below champions Inter Milan, AC Milan and Atalanta this season.

Serie A: Gennaro Gattuso to take over coaching reins at Fiorentina after Napoli stint ends
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Serie A: Gennaro Gattuso to take over coaching reins at Fiorentina after Napoli stint ends

The announcement came two days after Gattuso coached his final game with Napoli and after Giuseppe Iachini’s contract was not renewed by Fiorentina.

Serie A: Alvaro Morata bags brace as Juventus qualify for Champions League with AC Milan; Napoli miss out
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Serie A: Alvaro Morata bags brace as Juventus qualify for Champions League with AC Milan; Napoli miss out

Napoli had to settle for a Europa League spot, finishing fifth, one point behind Juventus, after a 1-1 draw at home against Hellas Verona.

Serie A: Juan Cuadrado brace keeps Juventus in Champions League race with win over Inter Milan; Atalanta qualifies
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Serie A: Juan Cuadrado brace keeps Juventus in Champions League race with win over Inter Milan; Atalanta qualifies

Juan Cuadrado scored twice for Juventus, converting a clinching penalty kick in the 88th minute. Juventus rose to fourth ahead of their final game at Bologna next weekend.

Euro 2020: Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic's participation in doubt with six-week knee treatment
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Euro 2020: Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic's participation in doubt with six-week knee treatment

Ibrahimovic, 39, sprained his knee a week ago and a visit with medical experts on Saturday recommended "conservative treatment for six weeks".

Serie A: 'We can still win and grow, start a new cycle', says Romelu Lukaku after Inter Milan's Scudetto triumph
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Serie A: 'We can still win and grow, start a new cycle', says Romelu Lukaku after Inter Milan's Scudetto triumph

Lukaku is convinced that Conte will stay at the club in spite of the club's financial difficulties, which are to be met with budget cuts from imposed by Chinese owner Suning, and the redtop gossip linking the coach with a return to England at Tottenham Hotspur.

Serie A: Parma relegated after three seasons following 1-0 defeat to Torino
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Serie A: Parma relegated after three seasons following 1-0 defeat to Torino

Mergim Vojvoda tapped home the winner midway through the second half to leave Parma 12 points away from 17th-placed Cagliari with four games to play, but with an inferior head-to-head record that makes it impossible for them to escape the drop zone.

Serie A: Inter Milan on cusp of 'toppling a kingdom' with Italian title one step away
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Serie A: Inter Milan on cusp of 'toppling a kingdom' with Italian title one step away

Antonio Conte's Inter are 13 points ahead of city rivals AC Milan who reclaimed second place with a 2-0 win over 18th-placed Benevento, with four games to play.

Serie A: Zlatan Ibrahimovic a doubt for Sassuolo clash due to injury, says AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli
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Serie A: Zlatan Ibrahimovic a doubt for Sassuolo clash due to injury, says AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and French left-back Theo Hernandez have both been hampered with muscular problems.