Lorenzo Pellegrini

Arsenal make contact over potential signing of Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini?

Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini during the summer transfer window. Arsenal are reportedly looking to push through the £27m signing of Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini. The Gunners are expected to make major changes this summer, despite allegedly having limited funds due to their failure to qualify for the Champions League. Unai Emery is said to hold an interest in Sampdoria pair Joachim Andersen and Dennis Praet, but it appears that the Spaniard is looking to do business with another Serie A club. Accordiing to Gazzetta dello Sport, Arsenal have made contact with Pellegrini’s agent in order to determine whether the Italy international would entertain a switch to the Emirates Stadium. The report says that the player has a £27m release ...

UCL Team of the Week – Eriksen, Di Maria, Vertonghen

Sports Mole selects its Champions League team of the week from the first legs of the last-16 ties, including Christian Eriksen, Angel Di Maria and Jan Vertonghen. The first legs of the Champions League last 16 have left some ties all-but over and others fascinatingly poised for the second legs next month. Manchester United‘s hopes of making it through to the quarter-finals are hanging by a thread after they were beaten 2-0 at home by Paris Saint-Germain, and Liverpool are also up against it following a goalless draw with Bayern Munich at Anfield. By contrast, Tottenham Hotspur have one foot in the last eight courtesy of their 3-0 triumph over Borussia Dortmund, while Manchester City‘s dramatic late win at Schalke 04 puts them firmly in the driving seat of their tie. Real Madrid...

Preview: Juventus vs. Roma – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Saturday’s Serie A encounter between Juventus and Roma. Juventus head into Saturday’s Serie A showdown with Roma holding an eight-point cushion at the top of the standings. Roma have only lost one of their last seven outings in the league, but Eusebio Di Francesco‘s side remain off the pace in the table and sit in seventh position. Juventus © Reuters Juventus have remained as the standout team in Italian football over the last four months, and it will take a catastrophic loss of form for Massimiliano Allegri‘s team to fail to win the club’s eighth successive title. However, it could be argued that Juve have failed to hit top gear this season and although professional wins are being recorde...

Preview: Roma vs. Real Madrid – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole brings you team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of Real Madrid’s trip to Roma in the Champions League. The top two teams in Group G will meet in the Champions League on Tuesday night as the reigning champions Real Madrid travel to Roma. Both Roma and Real Madrid have collected nine points from their four group fixtures this season, and a win for either would see them advance to the last-16 stage of the competition with one match to spare. Roma © Reuters It has not quite been the start to the 2018-19 Serie A campaign that Roma would have had in mind, but the Italian giants are in a strong position when it comes to making the next round of the Champions League. A record of five wins, four draws and four defeats has left Roma in seventh spot in Italy’s...

Manchester United to wait until next summer for Lorenzo Pellegrini?

Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, strongly linked with a move to Manchester United, can reportedly be snapped up for £26.3m at the end of the season. Manchester United have reportedly shelved plans to move for Lorenzo Pellegrini in January after learning of a release clause in the Roma midfielder’s contract that can be triggered next summer. The 22-year-old, already capped nine times by Italy, is said to have been closely monitored by the Red Devils over the past few months. Jose Mourinho was hoping to bring in the former Sassuolo ace for the second half of the campaign but, according to The Mirror, those plans have been pushed back five months. That is because Pellegrini will supposedly be available for a bargain price of £26.3m at the end of the campaign due to a clause in his de...

Manchester United ‘submit Lorenzo Pellegrini offer’

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly determined to sign Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini in January. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly determined to bring Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini to Old Trafford during the January transfer window. Pellegrini, 22, has scored twice and provided five assists in 13 appearances for Roma during the 2018-19 season. The midfielder only returned to Roma in the summer of 2017 following a spell at Sassuolo, but it is understood that he has a £26m release clause inserted into his current deal. According to Corriere dello Sport, United directors met with the midfielder’s agent Giacomo Pocetta on Saturday, and the Red Devils revealed that they would be prepared to pay Pellegrini’s release clause, in addition to dou...

Manchester United ‘wanted Lorenzo Pellegrini in summer’

Manchester United were reportedly ‘very interested’ in signing Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini during the summer. Manchester United were ‘very interested’ in signing Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini during the recent summer transfer window, according to a report. Pellegrini, 22, scored three times in 37 appearances for Roma during the 2017-18 campaign. The midfielder only returned to Roma in the summer of 2017 following a spell at Sassuolo, but it is understood that he has a £26m release clause inserted into his current deal. According to Calciomercato, United had a strong interested in Pellegrini during the summer, and could now launch a January bid for the eight-time Italy international. Pellegrini has scored twice and provided five assists in 13 Roma appeara...

How Roma could line up against Real Madrid

Ahead of the Champions League meeting between Real Madrid and Roma, Sports Mole looks at how the Giallorossi could line up. By Daniel Lewis, Football League CorrespondentFiled: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 16:42 UK Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 16:42 UK Last season’s beaten semi-finalists Roma will look to build on their success of last season when they get their Champions League campaign up and running with a trip to reigning champions Real Madrid. The Giallorossi topped a group containing Chelsea and Atletico Madrid in 2017-18, before memorably overcoming Barcelona en route to the last four, where they lost to Liverpool. Expectations are a little lower this time around, however, as the Italian side have collected just five points from their opening four Serie A mat...

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