Another Italy friendly, another chance for Milan players to shine.
Gianluigi #Donnarumma is expected to start for #Italy in Tuesday's friendly against #England. https://t.co/1MCqHyYX98— ItalianFootballDaily (@ItalianFD) March 25, 2018
It’s being reported by a number of different outlets that Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma will get the start for the Azzuri against England in the upcoming friendly. Buffon is apparently waffling on if he’s actually going to retire for the national team right now, but he needs to step aside to let young Donnarumma start for the Italy national team, as Donnarumma is the future at that position for Italy.
On to the links.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
Short round-up of all the action in Serie B yesterday. [Football-Italia.net]
Javier Pastore sees his time with PSG “coming to an end” and Inter Milan are rumoured to be interested in bidding for him. [Football-Italia.net]
Inter Milan have agreed to a deal with Juventus fullback Kwadwo Asamoah. [Italian Football Daily]
Dries Martens says that the fixture between Napoli and Juventus on 22 April will be like a “cup final.” [Football-Italia.net]
World Football Links
Seattle Sounders midfielder Roman Torres hopes to lead Panama to victory over England in the World Cup. [BBC.com]
MLS team the Philadelphia Union will host Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt in a friendly this July. [Brotherly Game]
Oxford United midfielder Alex Mowatt missed a penalty and then was sent off after slapping an opponent who taunted him for his miss. Oxford went on to lose 3-0 to Portsmouth FC in England’s League 1. [Sky Sports]
Nigeria is a “work in progress” according to manager Gernot Rohr after beating Poland in a friendly in Warsaw. [BBC.com]