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  • Elseid Hysaj: What’s Next for the Albanian Fullback?

    “No one wants to be a fullback as a kid, no one wants to grow up and be a Gary Neville.”    It’s been a decade since Jamie Carragher’s derisive comment of his former England teammate and current colleague at Sky Sports, but there is still an element of truth to his statement. Whilst millions…

  • How Sassuolo Landed Themselves in a Relegation Battle

    With just two games remaining in the 2023/24 Serie A season, it is now a tall ask for Sassuolo to achieve the goal of safety in the Italian top division. On Week 37, Sassuolo are at home to Cagliari in one of the biggest games of the season, and this result will tell the outcome…

  • Riccardo Calafiori: From Roma Wonderkid to Bologna Breakout Star

    It remains to be seen what happens in their final two matches against Juventus and Genoa, it remains to be seen whether or not Thiago Motta will remain as manager, but one thing’s for sure: Bologna will be playing Champions League football next season for the first time in 59 years. They sit third in…

  • Genoa v Sassuolo Bet Builder Stats & Predictions

    Genoa v Sassuolo Kick Off: Sunday 12th May, 14:00 Competition: Serie A Watch Live: TNT Sports 3   For Bet Builder stats at your fingertips, head over to Andy’s Opta-powered Bet Builder stats tool, free to use on his website. Expert insight on the Premier League, SPFL, EFL, and major European leagues can be found…

  • Alessandro Buongiorno: Italy’s Next Great Hope in Defense

    As Italy look to move on from Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci, options are fairly sparse for new manager Luciano Spalletti as he looks to usher them into a new era and refresh their defensive options. Whilst Alessandro Bastoni (25) has emerged as a revelation in Inter’s back three, it remains to be seen whether…

  • Dean Huijsen: Can the Roma Loanee Assert Himself at Juventus Next Season?

    At 19 years of age, Dean Huijsen has plenty of promise during his loan spell at Roma since making the move to the capital side in January, and it seems he could very well have a prominent role to play at his parent club Juventus in 2024/25 as they look to shake up their defensive…

  • Teun Koopmeiners: Atalanta’s Versatile Cog in Midfield

    At 26 years of age, Teun Koopmeiners has established himself as one of the Netherlands’ finest central midfielders and a vital cog in Gian Piero Gasperini’s system at Atalanta. His breakout campaign came in 2019/20, operating alongside fellow academy graduates like Myron Boadu, Calvin Stengs, and Owen Wijndal and excelling in the center of the…

  • How Inter Milan Returned to the Top of Italian Football Under Simone Inzaghi

    In the summer of 1999, Simone Inzaghi left boyhood club Piacenza and joined Lazio, where he would enjoy a fruitful first season by winning the Coppa Italia as well as their first Scudetto in 26 years (and their last to date). He would spend the following decade at the Biancocelesti before hanging up his boots,…

  • Inzaghi’s Scudetto Win Furthers Italian Coaching Brilliance

    On Monday evening, Simone Inzaghi’s Inter claimed the club’s 20th Serie A title, ensuring the Nerazzurri will have their much-awaited second star on top of their crest. They extended their record as Italy’s second-most successful club, and for Inzaghi, it was the completion of the set as he has now won every domestic trophy on…

  • Lautaro Martínez: Inter’s Argentine Talisman in Attack

    Since the introduction of the Italian top-flight in 1898, we’ve seen quite a few Argentine players come away with the top scorer award. Antonio Angelillo and Omar Sívori won it in back-to-back years to close out the ’50s, whilst Pedro Manfredini became the third shortly after. The Albiceleste would have to wait a quarter-century for…