2016-17 Italian Serie A thread

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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#41 » by Baphomet » Tue Dec 6, 2016 1:34 pm

Inter would be a massive challenge for Simeone. The club is an absolute mess, and it seems almost a little crazy for him to jump ship even if Atletico are way off the title race in Spain this season. It will be a real test for his managerial chops, but if anyone can help fix that dysfunctional dressing room it's probably him.

Do they have the money to sign those guys? I remember reading that their finances were worse off than some Serie B teams, and they might be in FFP trouble.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#42 » by J-Mezzy » Tue Dec 6, 2016 10:42 pm

They have some Asian sugar daddies. They'll have the money
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#43 » by Gandalf » Wed Dec 7, 2016 9:46 pm

Not James and Veratti money tho. Veratti alone would probably be like 60mil€.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#44 » by Baphomet » Wed Dec 7, 2016 10:19 pm

What kind of fee do you think James would command these days? Has to be a lot less than Real paid in 2014, but even then, he's still a young lad and a talented player.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#45 » by J-Mezzy » Wed Dec 7, 2016 11:28 pm

Inter offered 75 million in the summer for James. I'd expect the same
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#46 » by tdotrep2 » Fri Dec 9, 2016 1:08 am

inter will probably offer the same amount again in the winter and summer
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#47 » by magik9113 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:41 pm

Turin derby starting shortly. Torino is a good team and Belotti is having a hell of a season. Should be a good match
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#48 » by magik9113 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 3:53 pm

3-1 Juve. brilliant match they played
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#49 » by Baphomet » Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:40 pm

magik9113 wrote:3-1 Juve. brilliant match they played


Hoping for a draw between Roma and Milan?
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#50 » by magik9113 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:35 pm

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magik9113 wrote:3-1 Juve. brilliant match they played


Hoping for a draw between Roma and Milan?

Yes, if not a Milan win. I think Roma are the more serious threat to our sixth consecutive scudetto...if there is one
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#51 » by magik9113 » Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:57 pm

Juve-Roma right now. Roma pretty much in trouble if they lose this match
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#52 » by Baphomet » Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:48 pm

Was a pretty meh match... it's only December but it's looking like Juve won't have too much opposition to winning 6 in a row, barring a collapse.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#53 » by Gandalf » Sun Dec 18, 2016 3:22 pm

That's been clear from the start of the season and will be the same for the next couple of seasons.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#54 » by Baphomet » Sun Dec 18, 2016 4:23 pm

Yeah, it seems like you're correct.

Milan have a nice youth movement at the moment, and Roma and Napoli may be able to somewhat bridge the gap with a few quality signings, but besides that I don't see any clubs even being remotely threatening to Juve.
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#55 » by Baphomet » Sun Dec 18, 2016 6:19 pm

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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#56 » by magik9113 » Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:14 pm

Mertens has been amazing since playing striker in place of Milik.

this is how he completed his hattrick over the weekend:


past couple months he has been like Toto Di Natale when he was top 5 forwards in the league every season
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#57 » by Gandalf » Mon Dec 26, 2016 4:01 pm

Happy for the Supercoppa win, our young players will enjoy this one. Been a while since winning a trophy, even if it's "just" a supercup. Forza!
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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#58 » by Indy3thaWindy » Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:45 am

J-Mezzy wrote:Looks like Inter will be going after Simeone, James, and Veratti. Good stuff

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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#59 » by Gandalf » Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:14 pm

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Re: 2016-17 Italian Serie A thread 

Post#60 » by Baphomet » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:05 pm



Was gonna remark on this. My goodness, it looks like it was designed by a 15 year old edgelord.

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