Fans fight back in Italy over signings
Amongst all the talk of football and footballers losing touch with the common fan, supporters in Italy are fighting back.
There have been at least four recent incidents where fans have protested against potential signings they did not like. Juve supporters failed to stop Monday’s purchase of Christian Poulsen but did prevent a bid for Inter Milan’s Dejan Stankovic.
Christian Vieri has been abused on his return to Atalanta and Fiorentina fans halted a move for Lazio’s Luciano Zauri.
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PHOTO: Christian Poulsen while on national duty with Denmark in 2007. REUTERS/Scanpix Denmark