Here we go again with Serie A Weekly giving you a list of five stories to read this lunchtime that we have seen from around the web and enjoyed ourselves. Many of these will be about Italian football of course but there is always room for something different and those will be here too. Take a look at our recommendations, pass them on and be sure to leave a comment on these great articles. See you at the same time tomorrow for more of the same!
As always on a Monday, first port of call is Paolo Bandini’s Serie A Roundup for The Guardian. Make it yours here
Fast becoming a favourite of Serie A Weekly is the wonderful ‘Pondering Calcio’ site which looks at Italian football from a completely different angle to almost anywhere else. Today is no exception as Lars Aabjerg looks at the way people are writing about the game these days. Read it here
Back to UK daily The Guardian now and, topically, Rafael Honigstein looks at the relationship between Germany’s press and referees here
Next over to footballitalia.net, home to some of Serie A Weekly’s favourite writers. Rob Paton looks at the issue that follows him everywhere, teams come to depend too much on Ibrahimovich. Read it here
Last but by no means least we visit the excellent blog of Romanian journalist Radu Baicu for his take on the re-re-reformed Adrian Mutu. Take a look here