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The opening round of the Serie A 2017-18 season has been drawn up, including Inter-Fiorentina, Crotone-Milan, Verona-Napoli and Atalanta-Roma.
Milan CEO Marco Fassone would not confirm or deny Diego Costa rumours, but said “one day we’ll reveal all” of the Gianluigi Donnarumma saga.
You can watch the live ceremony of the 2017-18 Serie A fixtures being drawn up this evening.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura told Andrea Belotti to “work hard and become the player we all believe he can be,” whether at Torino or elsewhere.
Milan are hoping Bayern Munich will accept the latest Renato Sanches offer for a total €45-50m, but also asked after Lille’s Anwar El Ghazi today.
Fiorentina director Giancarlo Antognoni confirms “Nikola Kalinic is still an objective for Milan, but nothing has changed. Inter must pay the Matias Vecino clause.”
Antonio Cassano announced his retirement this week, but he has a new offer to become captain of the Italy Singer’s National team.
Fiorentina’s ultras urge fellow fans not to boycott - “it’s the current owners who should stay away!”
Inter President Erick Thohir says Manchester United target Ivan Perisic “is still our player” but admits “we don’t know the next step”.
Claudio Marchisio calls new Juventus signing Federico Bernardeschi “a pure talent” after his €40m move from Fiorentina.
Reports in France claim Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches is close to a €40m move to Milan.
Suso confirms he’s changed his agent, but insists that doesn’t mean he’ll leave Milan - “I’m happy to play for this great club”.
Napoli will reportedly meet Faouzi Ghoulam’s agent this week to discuss a contract extension.
Today is the 51st birthday of former Juventus, Fiorentina and Italy midfielder Angelo Di Livio.
Elseid Hysaj's agent hints Juventus made an offer but “it’s right that Napoli keep their best players”.
Tigres “still have to fix a few details with Inter” for Gary Medel, explains the club’s sporting director.
Davide Astori warns Fiorentina’s players want “the competitive team promised by the club”.
The Serie A fixtures will be announced tonight, with several rules governing the process.
Former Juventus and Roma midfielder Zbigniew Boniek dismisses Financial Fair Play - “it’s hard to say ‘you’re rich but you can’t buy a Rolex’…”
Milan have named their squad to face CSU Craiova, but Leonardo Bonucci and Lucas Biglia weren’t registered in time.
Lazio’s hopes of signing Felipe Caicedo have been dashed as it emerges the Espanyol striker does not possess a valid, EU passport.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero hints Patrik Schick is likelier to join Inter as he “doesn’t think his heart will take him” to Juventus.
Antonio Cassano’s wife has explained why he retired from football. “He didn’t want to disrupt his family’s life.”
An intermediary claims Alvaro Morata chose Chelsea over Milan out of loyalty to Juventus.
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti has urged Inter to “forget” about signing Arturo Vidal and revealed that he could return to Italy one day.
Federico Bernardeschi has thanked Fiorentina to “raising me and making me become a man” and promised to give Juventus his all “unreservedly”.
CSU Craiova Coach and former Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia insists his side will look to “bring their ‘A’ game” against Milan.
Federico Bernardeschi’s agent explains why his transfer to Juventus was “a childbirth” as “we turned an idea of fantasy football into a reality.”
Inter boss Luciano Spalletti says “the right offer hasn’t come in” for Ivan Perisic, Stevan Jovetic wants guarantees and that he is flattered by Antonio Conte.
Antonio Conte has hailed Luciano Spalletti as “one of the best Coaches around” and believes Inter’s future is bright under Suning Group.
Eusebio Di Francesco singled out “lethal” Cengiz Under after Roma’s 3-2 win against Tottenham Hotspur but criticised Bruno Peres for “settling” too soon.
Italy’s Anti-Mafia Commission is investigating Genoa’s proposed sale as its secretary claims money laundering is rife in football.
Zdenek Zeman insists he will not talk about Juventus anymore as “when I speak well of them, nothing comes out.”
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Even if Bayern Munich sign Leon Goretzka, they won’t sell Arturo Vidal to Inter, claim Mediaset Premium.