Napoli president De Laurentiis won't quit football over betting scandal | Serie A News | Tribal Football

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Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis says he won’t quit football after two of his players were hit with betting bans. Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis says he won’t quit football after two of his players were hit with betting bans.Club captain Paolo Cannavaro and fellow defender Gianluca Grava have also received six-month bans for failing to report goalkeeper Matteo Gianello’s approach to fix Napoli’s game at Sampdoria two years ago.De Laurentiis said: “We are going through a bad time because of Cannavaro and Grava’s bans, and because of the points deduction.”But I have decided to stay in football and so I will obey the rules, even if certain punishments do serious damage to your finances, football and public image.”

AC Milan teammates hail El Shaarawy progress | Serie A News | Tribal Football

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AC Milan goalkeeper Marco Amelia has hailed the progress of Stephan El Shaarawy this season.The young striker is leading the scoring charts. AC Milan goalkeeper Marco Amelia has hailed the progress of Stephan El Shaarawy this season.The young striker is leading the scoring charts.“If a player has certain qualities, he will emerge. Stephan has shown he has quality. I knew him at Genoa, and to tell you the truth, he was even faster than he is now.”But now he has strengthened and can battle with opponents. He is showing his skills and his taking responsibility,” said Amelia.

Arsenal open Parma talks for young striker Ishak Belfodil | Transfers | Tribal Football

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Arsenal are making enquiries for Parma striker Ishak Belfodil. Arsenal are making enquiries for Parma striker Ishak Belfodil.Just 20, the Algerian forward has made 16 appearances and scored five goals for Parma and his progress has caught the eye of Gunners chief scout Steve Rowley.Italian transfer expect Gianluca Di Marzio, of Sky Italia, says Arsenal have already opened talks with Parma about a price for Belfodil.A deal for June is being mooted.

Diego Milito sees his future at Inter Milan | Transfers | Tribal Football

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Diego Milito says he’s happy at Inter Milan.The Argentine striker has thrived under young coach Andrea Stramaccioni. Diego Milito says he’s happy at Inter Milan.The Argentine striker has thrived under young coach Andrea Stramaccioni.”I’ve still got a year left on my contract and I hope to keep playing here at Inter. I’m happy that both the club and the coach believe in me and I try to repay their faith every day – not just on matchdays – by behaving like a professional,” said Milito.

Juventus coach Conte under consideration at Real Madrid | Transfers | Tribal Football

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Juventus coach Antonio Conte is being linked with Real Madrid.Gazzetta dello Sport says Los Blancos may target the Bianconeri Coach as a replacement for Jose Mourinho. Juventus coach Antonio Conte is being linked with Real Madrid.Gazzetta dello Sport says Los Blancos may target the Bianconeri Coach as a replacement for Jose Mourinho.Real president Florentino Perez is a big fan of Italian football and counted on Arrigo Sacchi as general manager in the past.Should Mourinho leave in the summer, Conte would be under consideration inside the Real boardroom as a replacement.

Ex-Chelsea star Meireles offered to Inter Milan | Transfers | Tribal Football

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Inter Milan have been offered former Chelsea midfielder Raul Meireles.The Portugal international is desperate to quit Turkish football after his ref clash earlier this month. Inter Milan have been offered former Chelsea midfielder Raul Meireles.The Portugal international is desperate to quit Turkish football after his ref clash earlier this month.La Repubblica says agents are now working on an exit strategy and Inter have been offered the chance to take Meireles off Fenerbahce’s hands in January.

Dad says AC Milan striker Bojan Krkic could return to Barcelona | Transfers | Tribal Football

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AC Milan striker Bojan Krkic’s future could still be tied to Barcelona.The player’s father has claimed that a return to Spain cannot be ruled out. AC Milan striker Bojan Krkic’s future could still be tied to Barcelona.The player’s father has claimed that a return to Spain cannot be ruled out.“Bojan is in a privileged position,” he told Cope. “He belongs to two big clubs like Milan and Barca.“But we cannot rule out a return to Barca. A lot can happen. The truth is that with Tito Vilanova he has always had a good relationship and mutual appreciation.”