Massimiliano Allegri exceeds expectations at Juventus
Massimiliano Allegri exceeds expectations at Juventus

When Massimiliano Allegri arrived in Turin last July, Juventus ownership had set two goals for him -- win a fourth straight "Scudetto" and reach the Champions League quarter-finals.

Thai businessman heads to Italy for AC Milan talks
Thai businessman heads to Italy for AC Milan talks

Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol will travel to Italy this weekend for talks to buy a stake in Serie A side AC Milan, a source close to Bee said on Thursday.

Chinese firms speed up purchase of sports assets worldwide
Chinese firms speed up purchase of sports assets worldwide

A wealthy Chinese consortium is planning to complete a takeover of English football club Aston Villa immediately after the FA Cup final, according to media reports.

Santos president to fly to Milan for Robinho talks
Santos president to fly to Milan for Robinho talks

Brazilian football club Santos' president Modesto Roma Junior will fly to Italy next week to negotiate a permanent deal for AC Milan loanee Robinho.

Ivorians Drogba, Gnoukouri impress in Europe
Ivorians Drogba, Gnoukouri impress in Europe

Ivorians Didier Drogba and Assane Gnoukouri impressed in two of the biggest European club clashes of the weekend.

Inter Milan denied, Diego Lopez heroic in derby stalemate
Inter Milan denied, Diego Lopez heroic in derby stalemate

Inter Milan were denied a second-half penalty and AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez performed heroics as an entertaining `Derby della Madonnina` finished scoreless on Sunday.

Serie A: Roberto Mancini calls for win in `poor` Milan derby
Serie A: Roberto Mancini calls for win in `poor` Milan derby

Roberto Mancini does not expect Sunday`s meeting with city rivals AC Milan to be a classic, but hopes a win in the `Derby della Madonnina` can help relaunch Inter Milan`s poor season.

Serie A: Inter host Milan derby, Lazio seek Juve upset
Serie A: Inter host Milan derby, Lazio seek Juve upset

Inter Milan captain Andrea Ranocchia has called on the Serie A giants to appease long-suffering fans by dominating the derby against AC Milan on Sunday, when Lazio travel to leaders Juventus looking to cause an upset.

Inter to eclipse poor San Siro form in derby: Mancini
Inter to eclipse poor San Siro form in derby: Mancini

Roberto Mancini insists Inter Milan can set aside their remarkably poor form at the San Siro and will be ready when they host AC Milan in the city derby next week.

AC Milan slam alleged racist abuse of 10 year olds
AC Milan slam alleged racist abuse of 10 year olds

AC Milan have hit out after several black players in the Serie A side`s under-10 squad allegedly suffered racist abuse at the hands of parents attending an international junior football tournament over the Easter weekend.

AC Milan youth players subjected to alleged racist abuse
AC Milan youth players subjected to alleged racist abuse

AC Milan youth players were allegedly subjected to racist abuse during a tournament in Italy over the weekend, the Serie A club said on Monday.

Chocolate eggs for AC Milan as Roberto Mancini cancels Easter
Chocolate eggs for AC Milan as Roberto Mancini cancels Easter

AC Milan are facing "nine finals" as they look to salvage another poor season with qualification for the Europa League as city rivals Inter reacted to their increasing dire straits by cancelling Sunday`s Easter holiday.

Pjanic fires Roma, Tevez on target as Juventus restore 14-point lead
Pjanic fires Roma, Tevez on target as Juventus restore 14-point lead

Carlos Tevez hit his 17th goal of the campaign and Roberto Pereyra added a late second as Juventus beat Empoli 2-0 in Turin on Saturday to restore their 14-point lead on Roma.

Out-of-favour Sulley Muntari asks to be left out of AC Milan squad
Out-of-favour Sulley Muntari asks to be left out of AC Milan squad

AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari looks set to leave the club after being left out of the squad for Saturday`s Serie A match away to Palermo at his own request, his agent Federico Pastorello said on Friday.

AC Milan is the only club I would ever go back to: Carlo Ancelotti
AC Milan is the only club I would ever go back to: Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti revealed that AC Milan is the only club he would ever go back, if such a situation arrives in Santiago Bernabeu.

Silvio Berlusconi agrees majority share deal for AC Milan with Chinese government: Reports
Silvio Berlusconi agrees majority share deal for AC Milan with Chinese government: Reports

AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi could sell the club to a group with direct links to the Chinese government in a move that would see both Milan giants come under Asian ownership, reports in Italy said Thursday.

China's drinks king denies plans to buy Italy's AC Milan
China's drinks king denies plans to buy Italy's AC Milan

The billionaire chairman of Chinese drinks maker Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co has knocked back reports he is planning a bid for struggling Italian soccer giants AC Milan, currently controlled by Italy`s former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Jeremy Menez at the double as AC Milan beat Cagliari
Jeremy Menez at the double as AC Milan beat Cagliari

French forward Jeremy Menez hit a brace including a controversial penalty as AC Milan broke a three-game winless run thanks to a 3-1 victory over Cagliari in a half-empty San Siro on Saturday.

Fernando Torres header sets Atletico Madrid on course for victory
Fernando Torres header sets Atletico Madrid on course for victory

A bullet header from Fernando Torres set up depleted Atletico Madrid for a 2-0 victory over Getafe on Saturday as the champions boosted their hopes of finishing third in La Liga.

Flamengo in bid for Colombia defender Pablo Armero
Flamengo in bid for Colombia defender Pablo Armero

Flamengo are in talks to sign Colombia international defender Pablo Armero, according to media reports.