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Brahim Diaz and Portuguese pair of Rafael Leao and Diogo Dalot also scored goals in AC Milan's 3-0 win over Sparta Prague. Notably, Ibrahimovic had earlier also missed a penalty against Cagliari on the final day of last season and again in the derby against Inter Milan. The win saw AC Milan extend their unbeaten run to 23 games in all competitions and top Group H with six points from two matches.
"In his two years at Camp Nou, the Chilean midfielder has added another league winner’s medal to his collection, making it an incredible eight leagues in a row in three different countries. He also won the Spanish Super Cup that season," club said. They added, "He will always be best remembered for the goal he scored against Real Madrid that completed a magical 5-1 victory for the blaugrana at Camp Nou." As per a report, the Italian club will pay FC Barcelona 1 million euros in variables.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has said goodbye to fellow teammate Arturo Vidal with an emotional Instagram post, ahead of the latter’s impending move to Inter Milan. The Chilean Vidal is all set to make his move to Inter Milan, where he will re-join his former manager Antonio Conte. He is already in Milan to complete his medical. The 33-year-old midfielder enjoyed two impactful seasons at Barca where he won the La Liga crown in 2018-19 and also the 2018 Spanish Super Cup.
The squad also includes Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde, Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur and Inter Milan defender Diego Godin. There was no place for striker Edinson Cavani, who is yet to find a new club after parting ways with Paris Saint-Germain in June. Uruguay will face Chile in Montevideo on October 8 before meeting Ecuador in Quito five days later.
Lionel Messi will reportedly not take a planned pre-season coronavirus test on Sunday or return to training on Monday. It was learnt that Messi had told Barcelona that he wants to leave after the side's humiliating 2-8 Champion`s League defeat by Bayern Munich. Speculation has been rife over possible destinations for Messi, with favourites so-far including Manchester City, PSG and Inter Milan.
Inter Milan on Tuesday confirmed that Antonio Conte will remain the club`s coach in the next season. The club said the decision was made after a "constructive meeting" focused on continuity and strategy. There was widespread speculation regarding Conte's future following Inter Milan's late 2-3 loss to Sevilla in the Europa League final last week. In Conte's debut season,Inter Milan finished second in Serie A and reached the final of the Europa League.
Sevilla clinched a record-extending sixth Europa League title with a roller-coaster 3-2 win over Inter Milan. Romelu Lukaku equalled former Brazil striker Ronaldo`s club record of 34 goals for Inter in a season in all competitions. It was a joyful end of the season for Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui, who won his first trophy as coach at senior level.
Lautaro Martinez played chief tormentor as Inter Milan claimed an emphatic 5-0 victory against Shakhtar Donetsk to reach the Europa League final and come closer to a first title in nine years on Monday. Argentine striker Martinez, who scored twice, was the pinnacle of a perfect tactical display as Antonio Conte`s team set up a clash with five-time champions Sevilla. Shakhtar had their share of possession but failed to threaten a compact Inter side, who eventually completely overwhelmed their opponents.