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Cesc Fabregas Stories Make No Sense

There are stories everywhere today linking Inter with Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas. I would ask why would Inter be interested in signing him? The 31-year-old Fabregas is unable to break into the Chelsea line-up Maurizio Sarri signed Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic this summer, to go along with the likes of N’Golo Kante, Ross Barkley and [...]

Radja Considered One Of The Steals Of The Summer

The first CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post of the 2018/19 season looked at the transfers that took place over the summer and identified who the bargains were. What players were purchased below their fair market values? They also identified the players that teams overpaid the most for. According to the report, the bargain of the [...]

According to Italian sports newspaper Tuttosport, Inter Milan are already plotting a summer move for Fiorentina goalkeeper Alban Lafont, who joined the Viola from Toulouse over the summer. This comes as Inter search for a potential long-term replacement for goalkeeper Samir Handanovic who, although is still doing well for Inter now, is 34-years-old and therefore [...]

Mercato: Inter Send Karamoh To Bordeaux

In a last minute deal, Inter winger Yann Karamoh has decided to join Bordeaux on a season-long loan instead of rivals Saint-Etienne. Karamoh had been due to sign for Saint-Etienne last night, but Bordeaux dived in with their own proposal and secured a deal on the final day of the transfer window. This is a [...]

All summer Inter have been desperately trying to sell midfielder Joao Mario. First it was to the English Premier League and when that failed, Inter set their sights further east to Spain where Real Betis and Sevilla were reportedly interested. At best, those deals would have been one-year loan deals, but it appears a new [...]

When I wrote earlier today that little Real Madrid were reportedly considering reporting Inter to the footballing authorities for tapping up Luka Modrić, I never thought the third best team in Spain last season would actually follow through with their threat. But a spokesman for FIFA has confirmed that the European champions have reported Inter [...]

Oh the irony of this story. According to La Cadena SER, little Real Madrid are reportedly considering reporting Inter to the footballing authorities for tapping up Luka Modrić while he was still under contract at the Santiao Bernabéu. The phenomenon of ‘tapping up’ players is rife within football but still technically not allowed. Liverpool famously [...]

Inter have reportedly have no interest in signing Barcelona midfielder Rafinha Alcantara as an alternative to Real Madrid’s Luka Modric, who is said to be the Nerazzurri’s sole focus for a late midfield signing. Inter are in a race against the clock to seal Modric’s signature before the Serie A transfer window closes on Friday, [...]

Iachini Praises Signing Of Politano And Radja

Former Sassuolo coach Beppe Iachini has given an interview about this year’s edition of the Serie A with Milano based sports newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport stating that: “Ancelotti at Napoli is a great challenge, but Juventus remains the favorites.” Juventus primary rival? “Nainggolan to Inter is a big signing, I have trained him and [...]

Former Napoli and Udinese director Pierpaolo Marino spoke on his favourite three deals of the transfer window, which includes Inter’s signing of Stefan de Vrij from Lazio. “As a director myself, the operation I liked the most this transfer window was the one conducted by Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo. I appreciated the courage of the [...]