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Sports Features of Monday, 10 July 2017

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Ghanaian players in projected starting line-ups of Serie A teams for next season

Only four Ghanaian players will be able to command starting places in the line-ups of Italian Serie A teams with the new season looming, Ghanasoccernet.com investigations have revealed.

With just less than two months to the start of the Italian Serie A season, coaches of all the 20 clubs will make less Ghanaians part of their starting teams unlike in previous season.

Ghanasoccernet.com investigations have revealed that players like Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Isaac Cofie, Yusif Chibsah and Alfred Duncan will be sure of commanding starting places when the league starts.

This comes after investigations of the formations coaches will be using when the new campaign swings in, with only four Ghanaian able to make first team selection list.

Below are the likely starting line-ups of the Serie A teams

ATALANTA (3-4-1-2) - Berisha; Toloi, Caldara, Masiello; Chestnut, Kurtic, Freuler, Spinazzola; Ilicic; Petagna, Gomez. All: Gasperini (confirmed).

BENEVENTO (4-2-3-1) - Gori; COME, Camporese, Lucioni, Letizia; Chibsah, Viola; Eramo, Ciciretti, Ceravolo; TAIL. All: Baroni (confirmed).

BOLOGNA (4-2-3-1) - Mirante; Krafth, Gonzalez, De Maio, Masina; Taider, Poli; Di Francesco, Verdi, Krejci; Right. All: Donadoni (confirmed).

CAGLIARI (4-3-2-1) - CRAGNO; Padoin, Pisacane, Andreolli, Miangue; Isla, CigariniI, Stretcher; Joao Pedro, Sau; Borriello. All: Rastelli (confirmed).

CHIEVO (4-3-1-2) - Sorrentino; Depaoli, Dainelli, Cesar, Gobbi; Castro, Radovanovic, Hetemaj; Birsa; Meggiorini, English. All: Maran (confirmed).

CROTONE (4-4-2) - Cordaz; Sampirisi, Ceccherini, Dussenne, Martella; Nalini, Barberis, Rohden, Stoian; BUDIMIR, Acosty. All: Nicola (confirmed).

FIORENTINA (4-2-3-1) - Sportiello; Tomovic, Vitor Hugo, Astori, Olivera; Badelj, Vecino; Bernardeschi, Saponara, Church; Kalinic. All: PINS (new).

GENOA (3-4-3) - Perin; Spolli, Munoz, Gentiletti; Lazovic, Veloso, Cofie, Laxalt; Rigoni, Simeon, Palladino. All: Juric (confirmed).

INTER (4-2-3-1) - Handanovic; D'Ambrosio, Škriniar, Miranda, Ansaldi; Gagliardini, Kondogbia; Candreva, Joao Mario, Perisic; Icardi. All: SPALLETTI (new).

JUVENTUS (4-2-3-1) - Buffon; Lichtsteiner, Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro; Khedira, Pjanic; Cuadrado, Dybala, Mandzukic; Higuain. All: Allegri (confirmed).

LAZIO (3-5-2) - Strakosha; Wallace, De Vrij, Radu; Felipe Anderson, Milinkovic-Savic, Biglia, Parolo, Lulic; Still, Keita. All: Inzaghi (confirmed).

MILAN (4-3-3) - Donnarumma; Auditors, Mussachio, Romagnoli, Rodriguez; Kessie, Montolivo, Calhanoglu; Suso, Andre Silva, Bonaventura. All: Montella (confirmed).

NAPLES (4-3-3) - Reina; Hysaj, Albiol, Koulibaly, Ghoulam; Allan, Diawara, Hamsik; Callejon, Mertens, Insigne. All: Sarri (confirmed).

ROME (4-3-3) - Alisson; Karsdorp, Manolas, Moreno, Bruno Peres; Nainggolan, De Rossi, Strootman; El Shaarawy, Dzeko, Perotti. All: Francesco Eusebio (new).

Sampdoria (4-3-1-2) - Viviano; Hall, Silvestre, Regini, Murru; Barreto, Torreira, Linetty; Praet; Caprari, Quagliarella. All: Giampaolo (confirmed).

SASSUOLO (4-3-3) - Tips; Lirola, Acerbi, Cannavaro, Peluso; Duncan, Magnanelli, Missiroli; Berardi, Defrel, Politano. All: Christain Bucchi (new).

SPAL (3-5-2) - Branduani; Oikonomou, Vicari, FELIPE; Lazzari, Rizzo, Viviani, Mora, Mattiello; Antenucci, Paloschi. All: Simple (confirmed).

TURIN (4-3-3) - Sirigu; Zappacosta, Lynco, Moretti, Barreca; Acquah, Baselli, Benassi; Iago Falque, Belotti, Ljajic. All: Mihajlovic (confirmed).

UDINESE (4-4-2) - Karnezis; Widmer, Danilo, Angella, Samir; De Paul, Badu, Hallfredsson Jankto; Thereau, Lasagna. All: Delneri (confirmed).

VERONA (4-3-3) - Nicolas; Romulo, Bianchetti, Caracciolo, Souprayen; Valoti, Fossati, Bessa; Siligardi, Pazzini, Luppi. All: Pecchia (confirmed).