Inters Romelu Lukaku is the latest victim of ultras warped loyalty | Nicky Bandini

A group of Inter supporters defending the abuse of their own player was the latest sign that ultras have more loyalty to one another than to their clubs Romelu Lukaku has adapted quickly to life in Serie A, scoring in his first two games for Internazionale. Sadly, he received a similarly swift introduction to some of the worst elements of Italian football culture. Targeted with monkey chants during the win at Cagliari, he was then addressed with an open letter from a group of his own clubs ultras insisting he ought not to interpret such abuse as racist. You have to understand that Italy is not like many other north European countries where racism is a REAL problem, said the …

Internazionale agree loan deal with Manchester United for Alexis Snchez

Internazionale have finally reached a deal to sign Alexis Snchez on a loan from Manchester United Internazionale have finally reached a deal to sign Alexis Snchez on a loan from Manchester United. The two clubs have been discussing a possible deal for several weeks now and a breakthrough in negotiations day saw the reaching of an agreement. Snchezs loan is believed to be for 10 months and Inter do not have an option to buy, although the Serie A club will pay 175,000 of Sanchezs 390,000 weekly salary. The 30-year-old will have his medical in Milan on Wednesday. Snchez joined United as part of the sold Romelu Lukaku to Inter. The move will leave Solskjr short up front. The Norwegian …

Ten big games to watch this weekend in the European leagues

The Premier League has ended but there is still a lot at stake in Germany, Spain, Portugal, France, Turkey and Italy The Premier League has come to its conclusion, but there is plenty to play for across Europe. Here are 10 hugely significant matches to watch this weekend. Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt, Bundesliga We start with a dramatic climax to the season in Germany where, much like with Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League, the reigning champions go into the final day of the season with a two-point lead over a club associated with Jrgen Klopp. Bayern had the opportunity to win the title last week, but they could only draw with in-form RB Leipzig. Facing Eintracht …