Italian midfielder Alberto Aquilani had offers from the London duo of Arsenal and Chelsea at the age of 17, but he turned down those offers to continue his development with the Roma youth team.
Alberto Aquilani was given his Italian Serie A debut by then Roma manager Fabio Capello at the age of 18. He played his first game in the Italian Serie A against Torino on May 10, 2002. Aquilani was able to celebrate victory on the occasion of his firstSerie A game thanks to the 3-1 win over Torino. In a bid for the midfielder to gain first team experience, Aquilani was loaned to Serie B side Triestina for the 2003/04 season. He then broke into the AS Roma starting XI on his return to the capital club for the 2004/05 season. Continue reading AQUILANI: AS ROMA CAREER EXAMINED
For a normal football fan right now, it’s somewhat hard to think and focus like everything is fine and under control when in fact, it’s not. The football world could finally see a change and this one tends to change the face of the game for good. On Sunday night, reports were gathering pace about the formation and introduction of a new European Super League for football clubs, but the idea has attracted a lot of criticism and condemnation.
The whole idea, which is being heavily pushed by Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, will see the world’s biggest and richest clubs come together and form a separate league of their own where they would be playing football matches against one another, but fans and football governing bodies have totally gone against the idea. Continue reading AQUILANI RUBBISHES LIVERPOOL’S SUPER LEAGUE PARTICIPATION
When Alberto Aquilani signed for Liverpool just a little over seven years ago, if you followed the transfer story back then, even you, as a Liverpool fan, would have been beaming with a lot of excitement at the prospect of watching him play for the Reds. Everyone associated with Liverpool Football Club back then were already setting expectations and believed the arriving player would meet them.
The Liverpool manager at the time, Rafael Benitez had prioritized the signing of Aquilani and cited the former Italy international midfielder as the perfect candidate to fill the void left vacant by the departure of club legend Xavi Alonso. Alonso was leaving Liverpool for Real Madrid and of course needed to be replaced immediately. Continue reading FAILED CAREERS: THE ALBERTO AQUILANI EDITION
Former Liverpool player Alberto Aquilani has revealed just what caused his Liverpool career to come to an unexpected end. The former Reds player joined Liverpool from Roma but didn’t live up to expectations, resulting in a failed Anfield career.