LIVERPOOL MAKES PREMIER LEAGUE RECORD

Premier League side Liverpool reached another milestone following their 2-0 win over rivals Fulham over the weekend. The club proved it was done with its inconsistencies of the yesteryears, and keen on achieving even more this term.

The Merseyside outfit has had their best start to any season in the Premier League era after garnering 30 points after 12 games so far.

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Miralem Pjanic optimistic of bagging a treble with Juventus this term

Bosnia international Miralem Pjanic has said that Juventus are aiming to win everything within reach during the ongoing campaign. The Bianconeri have made a bright start to the season with an unbeaten record across all competitions and Pjanic fancies his team to go all the way to celebrate a treble under Max Allegri.

Speaking to reporters, Pjanic highlighted that there is plenty of hard work involved in competing for the Serie A crown and they cannot take things for granted despite winning the league in the past seven seasons. He added that the Champions League also remains a priority for them now that they have competition for places within the first-team squad.

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Leonardo Bonucci admits leaving Juventus was a mistake

Italy international Leonardo Bonucci has acknowledged that he made the mistake to leave Juventus for AC Milan during the 2017 summer transfer window. The central defender had been involved in a rift with manager Max Allegri which urged him to make the move to the Rossoneri and he thereafter captained the team through the previous campaign.

However, when the opportunity rose to return to Turin this summer, he took the chance with both hands and he has now admitted that he made the mistake to leave the Bianconeri in the first place, he told Corriere dello Sport: “Things happened during my last four months at Juventus… things which really hurt me on a personal level and dented my pride. I wasn’t clever enough to let things go, I should have let it slip by.

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Lucas Biglia talks up contract extension with AC Milan

Argentine midfielder Lucas Biglia has talked up the possibility of a new contract with AC Milan after completing an entire year with the club. The 32-year-old had a not-so-impressive season with the Rossoneri last term after joining them from Lazio but he has now cemented his spot at the heart of the club’s midfield.

Speaking to Sky Italy, the experienced midfielder said that he feels settled after enduring a difficult first season and he is open to the prospect of extending his stay beyond June 2020, he said: “I’d like to renew, I feel good and I’ve settled in after a hard year. I also feel good with my teammates who had faith in me. The relationship with the boss [Gattuso] is the best, I do what he asks me to do for the team.”

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Matteo Darmian confirms desire to leave Manchester United

Italy international Matteo Darmian has confirmed that he would like to part ways with Manchester United during the summer transfer window. The 28-year-old managed just five Premier League starts during a frustrating 2017/18 campaign and he has now decided on a fresh challenge regarding of the injury crisis at the club.

Speaking to Sky Sports News, Darmian admitted that he wants to move on from the Mancunian giants and does not believe the injury to Antonio Valencia will hamper his ambition, he said:“I don’t think the injury of Antonio is a big injury. I don’t know how long he needs to stay out, but at the moment he is the captain, he’s first choice. I want to play more regularly.Last season, I didn’t play much — that’s my objective and my ambition. That’s why I spoke with the manager and also with the club about my future. I want to leave but we will see what happens because we don’t know.”

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Federico Macheda impressed with England

Former Manchester United striker Federico Macheda has been impressed with England and said that the team has shown their maturity in the tournament. He said that players such as Harry Kane and Dele Alli are showing their worth on the big stage and that he has no doubt that they could go very far in this tournament.

Federico Macheda said that the team seems to be united and that they are ready to fight to win every game. He said that it has been a long time that England did not have a confident side and that he is sure that they can manage to reach the final at least. He said that the England national team has also been helped by the draw as they are found in the weaker bracket of the tournament.

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Claudio Ranieri Would Accept Italy Head Coach Role

Claudio Ranieri has admitted that he would ask permission to leave Nantes, should he be offered the Italian national team job. The former Leicester City man has been one of the prime candidates for the position since Giampiero Ventura was sacked in November.

In an interview with Corriere dello Sport, the 66-year-old admitted that he would jump at the chance of managing the Azzurri, although he warns the nation need a drastic reformation after their shock failure to qualify for the World Cup finals for the first time since 1958.

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CONTE NOT RETURNING TO ITALY

During the 2016-17 season of the English Premier League, it was Chelsea the team that emerged victorious in a very dominating fashion as the squad of Antonio Conte were located at the top of the English competition for the majority of the season and did not really struggle trying to maintain themselves reasonably ahead from the rest of the teams.

After that dominating campaign from Chelsea, it was rumored that Antonio Conte was interested in making a return to Italy as he had already proved that he is more than capable of being successful away from his original home turf.

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