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Transactions roundup: Redskins cut Terrell McClain

The collateral damage stemming from the NFL draft is beginning to manifest. After selecting two defensive tackles in the draft this weekend, the Washington Redskins thinned their D-Line group by releasing Terrell McClain, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The 29-year-old signed a four-year, $21 million contract in Washington in 2017 but lasted just one…

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Bresciano in Hall of Fame

Former Empoli, Parma, Palermo and Lazio midfielder Mark Bresciano has been inducted into the Australian football Hall of Fame. The 38-year-old was born in Melbourne but his father Prospero was born near Naples and Mark is named after his Italian grandfather, Marco. His move to Parma came about thanks to his Italian passport, and the…

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Report: Napoli want Conte

Napoli’s official radio station sensationally claims that Maurizio Sarri could move to Chelsea, with Antonio Conte going the other way. The Partenopei’s Scudetto hopes are hanging by a thread after the results at the weekend, as they trail Juventus by four points with only three games to play. Juve only need two wins to be…

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Valencia to sign Kondogbia

Reports in Spain suggest Valencia have confirmed their intention to buy Geoffrey Kondogbia outright from Inter. Los Che took the French midfielder on loan in the summer, with Joao Cancelo going the other way. Valencia can buy Kondogbia outright before May 31, and Cadena Ser is reporting that they have informed the Nerazzurri they intend…

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Abate to move to MLS?

Milan full-back Ignazio Abate is reportedly wanted by Major League Soccer side Los Angeles Galaxy. The defender is out of contract in June 2019, but it’s expected that he’ll move on this summer. According to Tuttomercatoweb, LA Galaxy are interested in bringing him to MLS, where he’d link up with former teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Much…

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Totti, Fowler appeal for calm

Roma legend Francesco Totti has called on fans to show “fair play, hospitality and respect for our opponents” against Liverpool on Wednesday. Two Roman men are accused of an assault on Reds fan Sean Cox ahead of the first leg, and will stand trial in England next month. Tensions are therefore high ahead of the…

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Inter charged with racist chanting

Inter fans have been accused by the Lega Serie A of racist chanting aimed at Juventus’ Blaise Matuidi, so an investigation has been opened by the prosecutor. After 55 minutes of Saturday night’s Derby d’Italia, all three of the observers present in the stadium heard “chants expressive of racial discrimination” aimed at the Frenchman from…