When Fabio Quagliarella moved to Napoli, his hometown club, trophies were expected and dreams were to be fulfilled. When he left, there was anger, but that was never understood fully. This is the story of it all.
Maurizio Zamparini is one of the most eccentric owners in football, and he set the precedent early in his Palermo years. Chopping, changing and lots of drama, this is the story of his early years in Sicily.
After a disappointing season, there is going to be a fresh start at AS Roma and leading the charge will be Gianluca Petrachi, the former Torino Sporting Director who comes in with a gleaming reputation.
It’s rare to see a Scottish player in Italy’s top flight, but next season, Hellas Verona’s Liam Henderson could be the first since 1986 to achieve that feat. He has had a unique career thus far, this is the story of it all.
From the finance department of a bank to one of the biggest clubs in England, Maurizio Sarri’s story is rare. This piece takes you through the wandering in the lower leagues and the eventual success at Empoli that inspired the manager he is today.