INTER TRANSFER RELIABILITY TIERS THREAD

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INTER TRANSFER SOURCES RELIABILITY TIERS THREAD



There was an interest in Tonali's thread about a transfer tiers thread so here's my attempt. I am sure some people will disagree with my options so feel free to make your suggestions/objections in order to improve the list. I have mostly focused on Italian sources but i have also included the most popular sources from abroad. I have also included the most reliable sources for our rivals in case anyone is interested.



Tier 1



Journalist/SourceTeamCountry
Gianluca Di Marzio – Sky Sport ItaliaItaly
Fabrizio Romano – Sky Sport ItaliaItaly
Fabrizio Biasin - LiberoInterItaly
Matteo Barzaghi - Sky Sport ItaliaInterItaly
Il Sole 24 Ore (Financial)Italy
Calcio e Finanza (Financial)Italy
Romeo AgrestiJuventusItaly
Antonio VittieloMilanItaly
Filippo Biafora RomaItaly
Carlo AlvinoNapoliItaly
Simon Stone - BBCEngland
David OrnsteinArsenalEngland
BBC SportEngland
Matt LawChelseaEngland
Mohammed Bouhafsi - RMCFrance
Mike Verweij - TelegraafAjaxNetherlands
Voetbal InternationalNetherlands
Alfredo Martinez - Onda Cero BarcelonaSpain
Edu Polo - Mundo DeportivoBarcelonaSpain
Jose Luis Sanchez - Radio MarcaRealSpain
Christian Falk - SportBildGermany
Süddeutsche ZeitungGermany
Ruhr NachrichtenDortmund & Schalke Germany
GloboesporteBrazil
Paul Joyce - TimesLiverpoolEngland
James Pearce - EchoLiverpoolEngland
Kristof Terreur - The GuardianBelgium
Marcelo BechlerBrazil/Spain


Tier 2


Journalist/SourceTeamCountry
Sky Sport ItaliaItaly
Nicolo SchiraItaly
Alfredo Pedulla - SportItaliaItaly
La StampaJuventusItaly
James Ducker - TelegraphEngland
BildBayernGermany
COPESpain
Ed Aarons - GuardianTottenhamEngland
Sam Lee - Goal.comEngland
Raphael Honigstein - Sky GermanyGermany
oJogoPortugal
Edu Aguirre - El ChiringuitoRealSpain
Radio Catalunya BarcelonaSpain
Gerard Romero - RAC1BarcelonaSpain
Cadena SERSpain
Edu Pidal - Onda Cero RealSpain
Melissa Reddy - Goal.comLiverpoolLiverpool
RMCFrance
Der WestenGermany


Tier 3



Journalist/SourceTeamCountry
Gazzetta dello SportItaly
SportItaliaItaly
Il TempoRomaItaly
Corriere della SeraItaly
La NazioneFiorentinaItaly
Carlo Laudisa - Gazzetta dello SportItaly
Matteo PedrosiItaly
ANSAItaly
Gianluigi Longari - SportItaliaItaly
TelegraphEngland
GuardianEngland
IndependentEngland
Sky Sports UKEngland
The TimesEngland
aBolaPortugal
Le ParisienPSGFrance
KickerGermany
Onda CeroSpain
Sport1Germany



Tier 4



Journalist/SourceCountry
Corriere dello SportItaly
TuttosportItaly
Sport MediasetItaly
Rai SportItaly
TuttoMercatoWebItaly
FC Inter NewsItaly
La RepubblicaItaly
Il GiornoItaly
Il GiornaleItaly
Il MattinoItaly
Il MessaggeroItaly
Il Fatto QuotidianoItaly
Calciomercato.comItaly
Calciomercato.itItaly
LiberoItaly
Luca Marchetti - Sky Sport ItaliaItaly
Michele Criscitiello - SportItaliaItaly
EurosportVarious
Guillem BallagueEngland/Spain
Daily MirrorEngland
Daily MailEngland
MarcaSpain
ASSpain
Mundo DeportivoSpain
RecordPortugal
Sky DeutschlandGermany
Goal.comVarious
L'EquipeFrance
France FootballFrance
Tancredi PalmieriItaly


Tier 5




Journalist/SourceCountry
The SunEngland
MetroEngland
Daily ExpressEngland
Daily StarEngland
Don BalonSpain
SportSpain
Diario GolSpain
ESPNUSA
 
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The color make my eyes bleed, but good job regardless
 

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The color make my eyes bleed, but good job regardless

What color would you prefer? I can edit it. I didn't want it to leave it white as it would look dull and it had to be bright due to the background color.
 

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What color would you prefer? I can edit it. I didn't want it to leave it white as it would look dull and it had to be bright due to the background color.

Did you come up with those Tiers? I would have even split Di Marzio and Romano into their own tier (actually Di Marzio could be the only source in Tier 1 according to me). Those other Italian sources arent as good.
 

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Did you come up with those Tiers? I would have even split Di Marzio and Romano into their own tier (actually Di Marzio could be the only source in Tier 1 according to me). Those other Italian sources arent as good.

The tiers are a mix of my personal experience of the Inter rumours since i started following them closely in the last years and a search on the Internet. We all know Biasin is close to Ausilio and when he says something it's usually accurate. Pedulla is usually accurate though since Marotta arrived he isn't as good as he used to be. Barzaghi is one of the reliable Sky journalists and usually says the same reports as Di Marzio and Romano is in Di Marzio's team so i don't see why they should be split. They're basically the same source.
 

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The tiers are a mix of my personal experience of the Inter rumours since i started following them closely in the last years and a search on the Internet. We all know Biasin is close to Ausilio and when he says something it's usually accurate. Pedulla is usually accurate though since Marotta arrived he isn't as good as he used to be. Barzaghi is one of the reliable Sky journalists and usually says the same reports as Di Marzio and Romano is in Di Marzio's team so i don't see why they should be split. They're basically the same source.

That makes sense. But then why is Sky Sport Italia in Tier 2?
 

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TuttoSport is more reliable then Tancredi Palmeri?

Blasphemy!!
 

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That makes sense. But then why is Sky Sport Italia in Tier 2?

Because not every Sky journalist is close to Di Marzio. Even in the most reliable sources there are some journalists who aren't so reliable and vice versa. So i decided to give them a slighlty lower tier in general.

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TuttoSport is more reliable then Tancredi Palmeri?

Blasphemy!!

Palmeri was one of the sources i had in mind when i mentioned in my post there could be objections but i really can't take the guy seriously. I realise there are people who think differently.
 

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Because not every Sky journalist is close to Di Marzio. Even in the most reliable sources there are some journalists who aren't so reliable and vice versa. So i decided to give them a slighlty lower tier in general.

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Palmeri was one of the sources i had in mind when i mentioned in my post there could be objections but i really can't take the guy seriously. I realise there are people who think differently.

:thumbsup:
 

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I've never heard of half of those but I can say it's pretty spot on im relation to the guys I've seen.

I didn't see Giulia Stronati or Marialuisa Jacobelli :)
 

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I've never heard of half of those but I can say it's pretty spot on im relation to the guys I've seen.

I didn't see Giulia Stronati or Marialuisa Jacobelli :)

Giulia disappeared almost as fast as she appeared. I haven't seen a transfer tweet of hers in a long time. Tbh i totally forgot her. Marialuisa is the daughter of Tuttosport editor so i trust her as much as her dad's newspaper. :D
 

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Fabrizio Romano is my favourite, and btw good job with the list :)
 

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Where is brehme
 

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Nice thread!

I'm following Tancredi Palmeri and I haven't seen him announcing something which is totally false (which would indicate tier 5 I guess).

I think Matt Law is Chelsea's court reporter so I'd guess he belongs to tier 1.

I'd also put Schira to tier 1 if Pedulla is there too.
 

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Nice thread!

I'm following Tancredi Palmeri and I haven't seen him announcing something which is totally false (which would indicate tier 5 I guess).

I think Matt Law is Chelsea's court reporter so I'd guess he belongs to tier 1.

I'd also put Schira to tier 1 if Pedulla is there too.

Ok. I will make the adjustments for Law and Schira. Is Palmeri in Tier 4 ok for you?
 

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Why we don't have Tier 1 source?
 

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What color would you prefer? I can edit it. I didn't want it to leave it white as it would look dull and it had to be bright due to the background color.

Bold text, color code the countries, maybe split the clubs into a separate column instead of next to the name of the source, with a blank for those journalists without a tie to a specific club.
 

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The top of the list should be The Mole of Inter.

All names in this list will be useless withouth The Mole.
 
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