Future Stars – Milan’s New Midfield Gem, Manuel Locatelli

Until recently, Milan had cultivated a reputation for selling off their finest young players. Stephan El Shaarawy, Bryan Cristante, Matteo Darmian, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Riccardo Saponara to name but a few departed the San Siro and fans argued that this was short-sighted planning. However, under the tutelage of Sinisa Mihajlovic the outlook changed. Not only were the young talents staying at[…]

Antonio Conte’s Stubbornness in Tactics and Selections Signals Early Warning for Italy Before Euro 2016

Up 2-1 and with a foot in the door of qualifying for the European Championship next summer, he knew his side could not throw away this opportunity. Indeed, a win in his team’s last two matches would be enough to qualify. He wanted to finish the job that night however. With an interception and powerful[…]