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Rossoneri Round-up for 24 March: Patrick Cutrone makes his Azzuri debut

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So yeah, Italy lost to Argentina 2-0 in a friendly. Whatever. The important thing is that Patrick Cutrone made his Azzurri debut yesterday.

In a couple weeks, no one will remember the score of this match, as Italy is looking forward to Euro 2020 qualification after missing out on the World Cup. However, this match will be notable for Milan fans, because Cutrone made his debut. And that’s the part that will be remembered.

On to the links.

AC Milan and Italian Football Links

Milan is rumoured to be taking on England’s Tottenham Hotspur this summer in Minnesota. []

Milan CEO Marco Fassone is reportedly in London looking for investors. []

Despite the defeat, Azzurri manager Di Biagio insists that Italy is improving. []

Two Serie A stars, Mauro Icardi and Paulo Dybala, missed the Argentina v Italy match, but Argentina manager insists that two are still in his World Cup plans. []

World Football Links

Mark Sampson, former manager of the England Women’s National Football team has been banned by UEFA for three matches for verbally abusing an official. []

England beat the Netherlands 1-0 in Amsterdam. []

Brazil beat Russia 3-0 without the injured Neymar. []

The third and last in a series on how England’s Sunderland AFC switched from Roker Park to the Stadium of Light. [Roker Report]