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Transfer Rater: Tonali to Chelsea

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2018/2019 Season

1 Brescia 18 13 5 67
2 Lecce 19 9 8 66
3 Benevento 17 9 10 60
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Brescia promoted to Serie A after eight-year wait in Serie B

Brescia return to Serie A for the first time in eight seasons.

Brescia have been promoted back into Serie A after eight seasons in the second division.

Brescia beat Ascoli 1-0 Wednesday to secure a top-two finish with two rounds remaining in Serie B.

Brescia have 66 points, three ahead of Lecce, who wasted a chance to secure promotion as they lost 2-1 at Padova. Palermo are third with 59 points.

The top two finishers are promoted directly to Serie A, while the third- through eighth-place finishers enter a playoff to determine the other promoted club.


Transfer Rater: Sandro Tonali to Chelsea, Edin Dzeko to Southampton

Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the Whisper.

Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.

Toby Alderweireld to Barcelona

Barcelona will look to bolster their defensive options with a January move for Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld, according to the Mirror. The...


Ex-boss Cristian Brocchi didn't feel supported at AC Milan

AC Milan's Cristian Brocchi
Cristian Brocchi took over as AC Milan manager in April.

Former AC Milan coach Cristian Brocchi says he didn't feel supported while in charge at the San Siro.

Brocchi took over for Sinisa Mihajlovic in April but left the club at season's end, with Milan hiring Vincenzo Montella as the former midfielder's replacement last month.

Brocchi resurfaced to assume the reins at Brescia. He outlined his reasons for leaving the Rossoneri during his introductory news conference with the Serie B side on Sunday.

"I have a very particular personality and am a very...