New Lazio boss Maurizio Sarri has made his decision as far as the starting goalkeeper is concerned after he opted for veteran Spanish shot stopper Pepe Reina ahead of Thomas Strakosha.
It had previously been revealed that Strakosha would seek to leave Lazio before the end of the transfer window if he’s not the first choice goalkeeper and it was certain that the possibility of Strakosha leaving the Italian capital club didn’t influence Sarri and his final decision on who starts the season in goal. Continue reading “SARRI MAKES DECISION ON GOALKEEPER”→
Pepe Reina, the thirty-six-year-old goal-keeper had moved to AC Milan only last year for a 3-year deal after he left Napoli. Nevertheless, his former boss Maurizio Sarri from Naples has become the manager of Juventus and look forward to a reunion with the Spaniard in Turin. Pepe Reina has two more years left on the deal at San Siro. Here, he has made only 4 appearances as the understudy to the first-option Gianluigi Donnarumma.
He has served as an amazing back-up in Rossoneri. As a matter of fact, he has proved to be reliable when he was called on replace Gianluigi Donnarumma. Marco Giampaolo, the new boss of Milan is going to allow this Spanish World Cup winning player for free. Mattia Perin, the keeper from Juventus might be all set to leave this summer and Reina is being considered as a replacement as the goalkeeper. The twenty-six-year-old had made a move to Allianz Stadium for £10 million only last year. However, he is not happy to play second fiddle to the number one at Juventus Wojciech Szczesny. Continue reading “Maurizio Sarri is Keen on Bringing Reina to Juventus”→
The renowned goalkeeper of AC Milan Pepe Reina said he would stay at the club, although there have been speculation regarding his movement to Chelsea. The Blues are keen to sign a contract with Reina with Milan in agreement with the offer for the player. After 1-1 draw in Milan’s pre-season against Manchester United, Reina says he wishes to be with the San Siro side for some time. He feels lucky to have played for the best teams in his career and undoubtedly Milan is one of the most precious ones. Reina felt honored to wear the shirt and playing his first match and wants to play a minimum of 150 matches with the shirt on.
The connection between Chelsea and Reina is not surprising as the Spain International had a significant role to play as far as the success behind Maurizio Sarri at Napoli is concerned. The Blues are all geared up to have a new goalkeeper this summer and Real Madrid are in agreement with the Blues for Thibaut Courtois. Reina although is now heading towards the end of his successful career, he is still a best performed and it was proven in the last season at Napoli. Reina is indeed an ideal match as he plays football like the way Sarri wants. The 35 year old efficiently distributed possession in the last season and allowed Napoli to start from the back fast with the help of the likes from the Sarri’s follower, Jorginho from Stadio San Paolo until Stamford Bridge. Continue reading “Pepe Reina Does Not Want To Leave AC Milan”→